Welcome to the website for Bloomington Youth Hockey, home of the Bloomington Thunder. Bloomington Youth Hockey is located in Bloomington, Illinois and offers a competitive travel hockey experience for youth players in Central Illinois, with a focus on pla

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Welcome to Bloomington Youth Hockey - Home of the Thunder
Welcome to Bloomington Youth Hockey, Inc. (BYHI), home of the Bloomington Thunder. BYHI is an amateur, non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt youth hockey organization based in Bloomington, Illinois.  The Bloomington Thunder hockey program offers a competitive travel hockey experience for youth players throughout Central Illinois, with a focus on player development and a commitment to providing a great hockey experience.  BYHI provides opportunities from Squirt to the Midget Major level and our teams participate in the Northern Illinois Hockey League.
Hockey Holiday Skills Camp Registration Now Open

Registration is NOW OPEN for the Bloomington Hockey Holiday Skills Camp with Mike Watt. This is a great opportunity for Mites through Bantams. $60 is a steal- don't miss out!

by posted 11/18/2015
Bloomington Hockey Holiday Skills Camp

The Bloomington Hockey Holiday Skills Camp, run by Mike Watt, former NHL player, will be held December 21st - 23rd. The camp is open to mites/squirts and peewees/bantams. Each group will have 3 one-hour sessions and the cost is $60 per participant. Goalies are FREE.  

The focus of the camp will be:

NEW on-ice training techniques

NEW individual skill development

Advanced puck skills and shooting techniques


Registration will open on November 18th. Spots are limited to 30 per group, so don't wait too long to sign up! This is a fantastic local opportunity for a great price!


Mike Watt Background

Edmonton Oilers 2nd Round Pick (1994 NHL Entry Draft)

Over 150 NHL games and 11 years of professional playing experience :

  • Edmonton Oilers

  • NY Islanders

  • Nashville Predators

  • Carolina Hurricanes

  • SKA St Petersburg (Russian Super League)

  • Leksand Stars (Swedish Elite League)

  • Michigan State University

  • Canadian National Junior Team (U-20 Gold Medalist)

  • Canadian National Team

  • Canadian National Junior Team (U-18)

  • Team Ontario (U-17)

Currently the Assistant Coach with Bloomington Thunder in the USHL.

Bloomington Youth Hockey coaching staff will assist with camp.


by posted 11/16/2015
Useful Links

Illinois Ice Magazine

USA Hockey

Pepsi Ice Center

Arena Maps

Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois

Northern Illinois Hockey League

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