The WHA is dedicated to the growth and development of youth hockey. The WHA exists as an educational / recreational organization that provides a progressive pathway for children from ages 4 - 18 how to play the exciting game of ice hockey.

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About the Winterhurst Hockey Association


Mission Statement
The Winterhurst Hockey Association (WHA, ID# OHH0013) is a volunteer, non-profit organization, u{nder IRC section 501(c)(3), Tax ID #34-1384064, considered tax exempt],  dedicated to the growth and development of youth hockey. WHA exists as an educational / recreational organization that provides a progressive pathway for children from ages 4 - 18 how to play the exciting game of ice hockey.

WHA is a member of the Cleveland Suburban Hockey League (CSHL) - which consists of over 25 member organizations - and operates under the auspices of USA Hockey, the national governing organization for amateur hockey in the United States. 

WHA has no connection whatsoever - financial, managerial or otherwise to Serpentini Arena at Winterhurst Municipal Ice Rink, the city of Lakewood Ohio, or the Lakewood Board of Education. Winterhurst Ice Rink serves as our "home ice" for practices and home games.  WHA functions under a board of trustees elected bi-annually by the members.


Notes on Tax Implications of Donations to WHA
The WHA is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to these types of organizations are deductible as charitable contributions. The WHA is listed in Publication 78, Cumulative List of Organizations described in Section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. This is a list of organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. Therefore,  ALL CONTRIBUTIONS to the Winterhurst Hockey Association are DEDUCTIBLE as charitable contributions. Deductibility can vary depending on each individuals/corporations circumstances.