Looking for a great way to have an inexpensive night out with the family? Maybe want to have a date night, but don’t want to do the movie thing…again? The Vernon Hills Capitals may be your answer. You may not realize it, but Vernon Hills, home of the Glacier Ice Arena, has a hockey team. The Vernon Hills Capitals will play a 26 game Great Lakes Hockey League schedule. Tickets are only $5 for adults, $3 for 55 and over or 16 and under. Children 5 and under are free. If you child plays hockey and wears their team colors, they get in free. And with free parking and reasonable concession stand, it truly makes for a very affordable night out.
According to the Great Lakes Hockey League’s website, “The Great Lakes Hockey League (GLHL) has provided fast-paced, high-energy hockey to players and fans in the Midwest since 1937. The GLHL features teams from Wisconsin, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and – for the first time this season – Illinois. The GLHL features players who have college hockey, junior hockey, and semi-pro experience in other leagues.
The GLHL provides players attending colleges that do not have hockey programs, as well as those beginning their careers, a place to continue playing hockey in a meaningful, competitive environment. The GLHL is governed by USA Hockey and WAHA.” *This is actually the second season for the Vernon Hills Capitals in the GLHL.
Here’s the remaining schedule for the Vernon Hills Capitals:
|8th||West Bend Bombers||8:00 PM|
|9th||Eagle River Falcons||8:00 PM|
|15th||at Green Bay Deacons||7:30 PM|
|22nd||at Green Bay Deacons||7:30 PM|
|23rd||at West Bend Bombers||8:00 PM|
|29th||GLHL All-Star Game hosted by Green Bay||7:30 PM|
|30th||Green Bay Deacons||8:00 PM|
|6th||at Oregon Stampede||8:00 PM|
|13th||at Portage Lake Pioneers||6:30 PM|
|14th||at Calumet Wolverines||12:00 PM|
|19th||at Fond du Lac Bears||8:00 PM|
|20th||West Bend Bombers||8:00 PM|
|21st||Calumet Wolverines||12:00 PM|
|27th||Fond du Lac bears||8:00 PM|
|6th||Fox Cities Ice Dogs||8:00 PM|
|12th||Fond du Lac bears||8:00 PM|
|19th||Mosinee Papermakers||8:00 PM|
|20th||at Oregon Stampede||8:00 PM|
|26-28||GLHL League Tournament|