Off-season Workouts/Skill Development

Below are some off-season workout ideas as well as some skills you can do at home with tight space to get ready for the new season.  If you haven’t been running or working out, start slow!  Start with long walks some days mixed with moderate 20-30 minute runs on opposite days.  Drink lots of water!!! Ensuring you have at least one day rest each week if starting out maybe go – workout 3 days, day off, work out two days, day off, repeat giving 2 rest days for the week.

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Summer 2020 Field Hockey K-12th Graders

Starting July 6th recreational field hockey is allowed to begin in New York State.  This is very exciting news and encouraging for our upcoming high school and junior field hockey season which normally starts mid-August.  Our hope is to have a fall season for both and as soon as we are given the green light you will be informed!

Due to the coronavirus we will NOT be hosting any field hockey through the month of July in 2020.   We will be in touch about restarting in the fall once approved, until then we will attempt to post local opportunities for the kids below.

  • Capitalland Field Hockey
  • ADK Field Hockey
    • They are still working on a schedule and finishing up their winter/spring leagues once approved, please see for more information.  Registration is still pending for summer 2020 but you can find contact information on their website for questions.



Alma Mater Challenge

We’re hoping all of you are staying healthy and positive!  To help keep you moving we’re starting the alma mater challenge.  While singing – or someone else singing – Columbia’s anthem (I know, you probably didn’t even realize we had one) create your own stick trick.  Example of stick tricks –  Our anthem is below, and since most of you probably didn’t even know we had one you can all make up your own rendition 👩‍🎤🎤🎶. 

Once you are finished either post it to our Facebook page or message us.  Alternatively you can email us your video to  Players can text their coaches their video.  This is open to any current player or former player of CHS Field Hockey, it’s always a great day to be a Blue Devil field hockey player!

Winner receives a USA Field Hockey t-shirt and gets to choose the first run of preseason!  (Within reason, we’ll talk)


Burnt Hills Annual Youth Indoor Tournament

The 2020 Annual Burnt Hills Indoor Tournament will be held on Saturday March 14th from approximately 8:00 am to 1:00 pm @ Burnt Hills High School.  This is for any (returners and beginners) students grades 3rd – 6th.  Mouth guards, goggles, and shin guards required.  If you need to borrow shin guards, goggles or a stick just let us know!  We will have 3 practice sessions prior to this and information will be sent via email once RSVP’d.  Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions on the contact form below.  We look forward to playing some hockey!

Please RSVP below ONLY if your child is fully committed to be there the day of the tournament.  There is a $15 fee to cover the entry fee to the tournament (if paying via check please make checks payable to “Columbia Youth Field Hockey”), please let us know if you have any questions.