Lists to help with Arena Life

With hockey starting up, hockey Moms and Dads need to be prepared for the arena life. Basically we need a life line when hockey starts. This is just one way I thought might help. I was very lucky to gain some help from other Hockey Moms with their suggestions and tips. Here is a list of suggestions that you should always have close as a hockey parent.


  • Phone (charger in the car)
  • Lip Balm
  • Pen & Paper- handy for kids drawing or starting that list so you don’t forget
  • Gum/Mints
  • Tissues
  • Crying wallet(Cash and Quarters) - vending machine warm drinks/snacks
  • Hand Lotion
  • Advil
  • Hand Sanitizer (not every arena bathroom is cleaned)
  • Small Calendar
  • Hand Warmers
  • Hat and Mittens
  • Small Blanket
  • Band Aids
  • Cow Bell!! (if you are that mom)

Long weekend arena bag
Camera(go pro)

Hockey Bag
  • Extra helmet snaps/tool
  • Extra laces
  • Spare Mouth Guard
  • First Aid Kit
  • Extra Socks
  • Hand Sharpener
  • Tennis ball/Agility ball
  • Tape
  • Stick Wax
  • Extra puck

Younger Children Bag
  • Toys
  • Snacks
  • Tablet/Pad
  • Markers & Paper
  • Stickers
  • Ear buds

Snacks-If you need some ideas, these are some seasoned hockey moms go to snacks
  • Fishy Crackers
  • Granola Bars
  • Banana
  • Beef Jerky
  • Protein Bars
  • Trail Mix/Peanuts

If you have other suggestions, please let us know. Hockey Parents need all the help we can get. I am looking forward to another great year!

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