Year-round competitive hockey for adults

If you’re a competitive adult hockey player, check out the Ritchie Center’s adult hockey league, also known as the DUAHL!

The DUAHL’s primary 20-game winter season runs September through March, and shorter seasons are offered in the spring and summer.

Our co-ed league is for players 18 and older and consists of up to 24 teams divided into multiple divisions based on skill and experience.

Current & Upcoming Seasons

2018-19 Winter Season: September 15 – March

2019 Spring Season: Dates TBA





The DU Adult Hockey League (DUAHL) includes winter, spring and summer leagues, each featuring a regular season plus a single-elimination playoff.

League games are held in Joy Burns Arena and Magness Arena, the home of DU’s nationally-ranked varsity hockey team. Games include two Colorado Ice Hockey Referee Association officials and a game scorekeeper and/or supervisor.

Read the league rules.

For additional information on the DU Adult Hockey League (DUAHL), please contact our Adult Hockey Coordinator Erik McDonald at or 303-871-7444.


Spring & Summer leagues: $3,400/team
Winter leagues: $6,500/team

Payment Options

Team Pay in Full: $6,300/team ($200 discount)
Includes one free hour of practice ice

Team Pay in Installments*: $6,500/team
Two payments of $3,250 or three payments of $2,167

Player Payments**:
For teams unable to pay in full or in installments
Player Pay in Full: $499/players
Player Pay in Installments*: Two payments of $250/player

*All installment payments require a completed credit card authorization on file with the Adult Hockey Coordinator.

**All teams choosing the individual payment options must also have a completed credit card authorization on file with the Adult Hockey Coordinator to ensure all remaining team dues are collected in full.


Winter season registration: Begins August 3

Step 1: Reserve team spot & pay deposit

Teams must pay a non-refundable $500 deposit to reserve their spot in the league each season.

To pay the deposit, contact the Adult Hockey Coordinator in person or over the phone at 303-871-7444. Deposits must be received at least two weeks before the start of the season.

Step 2: Pay team fees

Teams and/or individual players must complete their registration online using one of the three payment options (team pay in full, team pay in installments or player payments).

Ice Rental Packages

If your DU adult ice hockey team is interested in practicing at the Ritchie Center, check out our ice rental packages. A limited number of preferred rate ice rental packages are available for our league teams. If you are interested in booking an ice rental package, please contact Jesse Badder at 303-871-3396 or


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