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All skaters are required to register with USA Hockey in order to skate with the Berkshire Rattlers.

You can register with USA Hockey HERE.

The process should take you no more than 5 minutes. There is a $46 fee for the USA Hockey Registration plus a $10.50 fee for MA residents. Players that are born in 2015 or younger are free of charge, but still must register.


2021-2022 Berkshire Rattlers Fees:

LEARN TO SKATE (ages 4-7) - $60.00 - A jersey will be provided for first year players!

Travel Teams:

MITE (8U) & SQUIRT (10U) - $375.00

PEE WEE (12U) & BANTAM (14U) - $425.00





TRAVEL TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS September 15, 2021. There will be a $50 late fee charged for registrations/payments submitted after this date. 

Please note: If you register your child before September 15th but do not pay in full, you will still incur the late fee unless you have signed up for a payment plan*.

Registration for our travel teams includes full payment for participation in 1-2 Tournaments/Jamborees per team.

In addition to paying in full, we are offering a payment plan option. Please select the "Team/Age" Payment Plan option for the specific age on the Registration page. 

You will be charged in 3 installments:

  • June 30
  • July 31
  • August 31

Once you have registered with the "Payment Plan" option, your card will be automatically charged on the dates listed. If a balance remains on August, 31st, the full payment will be deducted. 


Please note, new players and players needing new jerseys and/or socks for the following levels will be required to purchase their game jerseys and socks at the time of registration ($144-149 for the set of jerseys and/or $36 for the set of socks):

  • Squirt
  • Pee Wee
  • Bantam
  • Midget*

* Prior to opening up the Midget level for registration, we are trying to gauge if we have numbers for a full team. If you are interested, contact us by September 1, 2021:


Again in 2021-2022 we will offer:

  • A discount of $100 to the third and each subsequent registration for families with 3 or more skaters. This does not include registrations for LTS, or any previous discounts (e.g., reduced goalie tuition). 

  • Goalies using their own equipment will receive 50% off of registration. Please contact our treasurer at: if you are interested. This excludes LTS and Mites.


Your child cannot skate or participate in any team related activities until your balance is paid in full.


Please send checks to:

Berkshire Rattlers Youth Hockey

PO Box 1001

Sheffield, MA 01257


Note: Checks must be postmarked prior to registration deadlines in order to avoid late fees.


Please contact John Ewers with any questions regarding registration:   




2021-2022 Learn To Skate

Welcome to the Berkshire Rattlers Youth Hockey Online Registration Database. This registration is for the Learn to Skate Program 2021-2022. You will be required to enter a valid USA Hockey confirmation number during the process, which will confirm that the player is registered with USA Hockey. Go to www.usahockeyregistration.com.

NOTE: There are no USA Hockey or Affiliate fee for registrants age 6 (2015 birth year) or younger, but registration is still required.

Our Learn To Skate program (ages 4-7) is an ideal way to introduce your youngster to ice skating. This program will consist of on-ice sessions with the primary focus being that of developing an interest in on-ice activities with the possible future migration into an organized ice hockey program. This program is primarily for non-skaters and offers the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of basic skating under the guidance of seasoned coaches. Come have fun on the ice and learn such concepts as balance, stability and confidence.

The following protective equipment is required for all participants:

Helmet, Neck guard, Shoulder Pads, Elbow Pads, Gloves, Pants, Shin Guards and Skates. We highly recommend mouth guards and athletic cups to all skaters.

Please note that there will be circumstances where a Learn to Skate Participant will be ready for the challenges of skating with the Mite team. When this is the case, the Learn to Skate coach will make the request to the parents of that child. If this happens before December 31st, there will be an additional charge of $250.00 or $150.00 if the change is in January. These fees will cover the additional cost of ice time and events attended.

We will again offer a more structured lesson plan/learn to play scenario for the more advanced skaters.

Base Cost: $60.00

Opened: 06/01/2021
Closes: 12/31/2021

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 01/01/2014 and 12/31/2017