Colorado Avalanche Amateur Hockey Development Department 303.615.6825 


Mile High Mites 

The Colorado Avalanche is pleased to announce a partnership with the NHL & NHLPA for the return of the Mile High Mites Learn to Play Hockey program. Built to maximize the number of kids playing hockey in Colorado by providing the Gold Standard of LTP programs.  Each host association will provide a fun and EFFECTIVE program by delivering  the game in an age-appropriate manner, consistent with USA Hockey ADM/LTAD models.

Summer & Fall sessions are now open for registration

Session options are added weekly 

Registration and Rink Locations will be First-Come, First-Served and based on Availability

Learn to Play 2019-2020

Player Eligibility

The program is open to players 5 to 9 years of age    (Birth Years - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014)

Please Note: (4) years of age can be eligible but must have had their 4th birthday before the 1st session.

The program is available for players that are not currently rostered on a team and registration is based on that criteria. All player eligibility is subject to review and spots are not guaranteed until your player has been cleared by USA Hockey, CAHA and the Colorado Avalanche.


$190 Per Player

(Limited total players per location)-(no taxes or fees)

Mile High Mites Includes:

•(1) Player for the Learn to Play program at the association/rink of your choice

•(6) One Hour on Ice session , dates and times vary by association

•Full set of CCM Gear

•Hockey 101 for players & parents at Pepsi Center

•(1) on ice session will include an Avs Alumni to teach the game and educate the players, coaches & parents*

*subject to Alumni availability

Equipment Includes:

To reduce the cost barriers for first-time boys & girls ages 5-9, will receive and keep the following, brand-new, head-to-toe CCM Hockey Equipment:

• Mile High Mites Jersey • Helmet • Skates • Gloves •Shoulder Pads • Shin Guards • Elbow Pads • Pants
• 30” Equipment Bag • Mile High Mites Stick

The Fall 2019

Registration is now open-