7th and 8th Grade Programs

Gateway Field Hockey offers top quality programs for athletes of all ability levels ages 3-18 years old.  We offer three flexible options (outlined below) each season for families of all commitment levels.  Our year round Elite Club players do not need to register for individual seasons as their year round membership includes all seasons of play.  We invite you to join us this season for a fun filled field hockey experience!

All winter programs are held at STL Athletic Center.  STLAC is the best indoor location in St. Louis as it includes two large turf fields, great viewing for spectators, full concessions and is conveniently located at the interchange of 270 and 44, minutes from Kirkwood/Sunset Hills.

Winter Prep Club

Practices and Games

Winter Prep Club is open to all athletes wanting to step up their game through weekly practices and league games on the weekends during the winter season. Anyone who would like to join Elite Club for the 2023/24 year, should register for Winter Prep Club as a stepping stone.

Includes: High level of coaching on turf, weekly practices, Sunday league games, league uniform shirt, and league awards for champions

Open to: 7th and 8th Graders

Fees: $360 before November 15th, $375 after (late fee)

Practices:

  • Tuesdays, December 6th - February 26th
  • 5-6pm at STL Athletic Center
  • Winter break from 12/20-12/29

League Games:

  • Sundays, January 8th - February 26th
  • One game per week between 4pm-7pm
  • Each team will be assigned six games and the exact league schedule and teams will be released in mid December.
  • Games will consist of a warmup/skill development followed by 2-20 minute half games.
  • Athletes will play with friend requests/classmates during league.

Winter League

Games Only Option

Winter League is open to all athletes wanting to play field hockey.  Within each age division, we typically have multiple divisions based on experience level.  Grab your friends and join Gateway league!

Includes: League games with a warmup/skills instruction, professional coaching, league uniform shirt, and division champion awards

Open to: 7th and 8th Graders

Fees: $140 before November 15th, $145 after (late fee)

League Games:

  • Sundays, January 8th - February 26th
  • One game per week between 4pm-7pm
  • Each team will be assigned six games and the exact league schedule and teams will be released in mid December.
  • Games will consist of a warmup/skill development followed by 2-20 minute half games.
  • Athletes will play with friend requests/classmates during league.

Note: League only does not include practices, if you would like practices and games, it is suggested to register for Winter Prep Club.

Gateway Elite Club

Registration opens in February 2023!

Elite Club is our highest program at Gateway Field Hockey open to our most committed players!  In 2021 Gateway was named by USA Field Hockey, the National Club of the Year. Elite Club is a year round program with practices and games throughout the spring, fall, and winter and includes summer camp for all members.  Elite Club teams also play in local, regional, and national level tournament (depending on availability).  The traditional enrollment time for Elite Club is in February for the start of the new season, so please register for the winter club season until the Elite season registration opens in February.

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