Fall Hockey

LFHS hockey is in its 42nd season and incorporates players in the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff communities that attend Lake Forest High School.


LFHS Scout Hockey incorporates Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Seniors from Lake Forest High School. Birth Years for the 2022-23 season are 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, and 2003.


LFHS hockey starts with Training Camp (Tryouts) in late August and will run into March depending on league playoffs and the AHAI State tournament.


The LFHS club primarily skates out of the rink at Lake Forest college. All home games and practices are held at LFC. Occasionally there may be a practice at Lake Forest Academy, Top Shelf Ice Arena in Gurnee Mills Mall, and at the Winter Club of Lake Forest.


JV and Varsity will average 2 practices per week and 1 game per week. This will vary from week to week and some weeks may have 4-5 ice touches and some weeks may have 2-3 ice touches.

Each team will also 2 off-ice sessions every week.


Varsity and JV Gold will play in the Scholastic Hockey League. JV Blue will participate in the Illinois High School Hockey League in the North Central Division. Both JV and Varsity will also play in 2-3 tournaments throughout the season. Between regular season league games, exhibition games, and tournaments each team will average 35-40 games.


If you're new to the program there is a one time equipment fee of $500.00 that includes a team bag, a set of game jerseys and game socks, pant shell, team gloves and helmet stickers.

If your player is returning and would like team gloves you will have the opportunity to indicate this in the registration process.


The tryout fee of $350.00 and made once your have completed the registration.

The Fall Season dues for the 2022-23 season are $5195.00 and will be made in installment payments that will be automatically withdrawn using the credit card on file in which the tryout fee was paid.. A deposit payment of $1,735.00 is charged after tryouts if your player has made a team. A second payment of $1,730.00 on October 2nd, and a third payment of $1,730.00 will be made on November 2nd.

If your player is new to the program, the $500.00 new equipment fee will also be charged after tryouts once you have accepted your offer to play at LFHS along with your deposit payment of $1,735.00.

Dual rostered player cost: First season dual rostered player = $2,000.00, Second season dual rostered player = $3,500.00, Third and Fourth season dual rostered player = Full season cost.

This season there will also be off-ice training twice per week throughout the entirety of the season. This is reflected in the increase in regular fall season dues from the 2021-22 season.

Payment Structure

The season fees will include a tryout fee which will be charged at the completion of the registration. The fall season dues will be charged in three equal payments; one at the completion of tryouts when teams are assigned, another October 2nd, and a final payment on November 2nd. Payments will automatically be deducted using the credit card provided during registration. Tryout amounts and season fees will be located in the registration.


Registration for the 2022-23 Fall Season is now open!  Our Training Camp (Tryout) schedule is below, all training camp sessions are at Lake Forest College.  To register you will need to pay the tryout fee of $350.00, after teams are selected you will be charged the fall season dues which will be charged automatically in three payments.

Training camp (Tryouts) will be Friday August 19th, Saturday August 20th, and Sunday August 21st.  Training camp will consist of 4 on-ice sessions and 3 off-ice sessions. Players will be divided by class year for sessions on Friday and Saturday.  Groups for Sunday will be posted to the website Saturday night (8/20).

The season will officially start Monday 8/22.

Full-time and dual rostered players must complete the registration to be eligible for tryouts.

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