Something for Everyone
Jordan Valley Ice Park is the place for recreational and competitive ice hockey providing the perfect entertainment for individuals and families.
We have a wide range of programs for both youth and adults that are open to boys and girls. They are designed for players who are just starting to play ice hockey, making the transition from roller hockey, or are advanced competitive skaters.
All hockey programs follow the USA Hockey guidelines and equipment requirements. Lessons and leagues are grouped according to age and skill level.
Home of the MSU Ice Bears
Jordan Valley Ice Park is home to the MSU Ice Bears, the Springfield Youth Hockey Association, and the Jordan Valley Figure Skating Club. The Ice Park is perfect for birthday parties, group functions or special events. Discounts are available. Interested in watching a game? Find complete game schedules here.
Classes & Programs
Learn to Play Hockey
Fun, group skating instruction taught in eight week sessions, which include eight free public skating sessions. $16 annual US Figure Skating membership required.
Jordan Valley Ice Park’s Learn to Play Hockey is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating and the game of hockey. Skaters advance through levels having fun and learning to be more proficient and agile on the ice. Learn to Play Hockey is a part of Learn to Skate USA and USA Hockey. Class size is limited.
The session includes 1, 30 - minute lesson per week, free skate rental, and free public skating sessions.
- Hockey 1:Introductory levels for beginner skaters of all ages. Skaters will develop preliminary coordination and strength to maneuver and become more comfortable on the ice.
- Hockey 2: Progressive levels introduce fundamental moves including forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns. These levels create a good foundation for skaters to advance to more specialized areas of skating.
- Hockey 3: Fundamental hockey moves are built upon by continued sharpening of edge use while building speed.
- Hockey 4: Hockey specific skating techniques are introduced to develop the necessary technique to allow skating to become second nature to the player.
Age: All Ages Date: Jan. 5-Feb. 27, March 23-May 16 Time: Time varies, see below Fee: $100/Session includes skate rental, plus $16/year US Figure Skating Membership
*5:15-5:45 p.m.: Hockey 1-2
*6:00-6:30 p.m.: Hockey 3-4
*5:15-5:45 p.m.: Hockey 3-4
*6:00-6:30 p.m.: Hockey 1-2
*9:45-10:15 a.m.: Hockey 1-2
*10:30-11:00 a.m.: Hockey 3-4
*11:15-11:45 a.m.: Hockey 1-3
Ice hockey through the Greater Springfield Community Sports Development Program provides boys and girls with the programs necessary for a young athlete to develop the skills to become the best hockey players they can be. The program offers the latest on-ice and off-ice training techniques essential to taking a player's game to the next level. Jordan Valley Ice Park's prime location in Jordan Valley Park has access to park trails, two full sheets of ice, and a fitness room all in one location. Our focus is to provide a strong fundamental foundation for players in a fun, competitive atmosphere. We allow kids to grow as hockey players without ever having to leave the Springfield area. CSDP provides an opportunity for individual athletes to excel through CSDP group camps, training programs, or by individual lessons. Learn more about our CSDP Hockey Program.
Jr. Bears Hockey League
A 10-week non-checking league designed to develop and improve hockey skills. Prerequisite: Learn to Play or other hockey development program. USA Hockey Membership required.
9-17 yrs.Jan. 6-March 27
Time varies, call for details$110, full equipment required
Adult Hockey League
Beginner, intermediate and advanced leagues, all non-checking and designed to improve player skills and competition on the ice. USA Hockey Membership required.
18 yrs. and upJan. 10-April 18
Varies, call for details$210/League, full equipment required
Adult Drop-In, Adult Stick and Puck, Adult 101, Jr. Drop-In, Parent and Child. This class is designed for adults who are just beginning the game and want to learn more about it in a practice setting. High level coaches provide fun drills and skills practices to help skaters become better players for their Adult League hockey teams or just for fun.
All agesWeekly, view schedule.$7-10, or $120/Annual Stick and Puck pass