Hockey

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: June 1-July 29; Aug. 24-Oct. 16
Time: Time varies, see below
Fee: $100/Session includes skate rental, plus $16/year US Figure Skating Membership
Schedule: Tuesday: 
*5:15-5:45 p.m.: Hockey 1-2
*6:00-6:30 p.m.: Hockey 3-4
Thursday:
*5:15-5:45 p.m.: Hockey 3-4
*6:00-6:30 p.m.: Hockey 1-2
Saturday:
*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

Community Sports Development Program (CSDP)  

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.

  1. Peewee SYHA Summer Training Clinic


    Are you ready for the upcoming hockey season? Coach BJ and Coach Beck (our new Hockey Coordinator) will be hosting a 2 day clinic to get you ready. This clinic is designed for players who plan on participating with the SYHA travel program this season.

    9-12
    Aug. 3-10;
    Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m.
    $30

  2. SYHA Bantam Checking Clinic


    Are you worried about checking this year? Coach BJ and Coach Beck (our new Hockey Coordinator) will be hosting a 2 day clinic designed to teach you angling, checking and receiving checks. This clinic is designed for players who plan on participating with the SYHA travel program this season.

    11-13
    Aug. 3-10;
    Tues., 7-8 p.m.
    $30

  3. High School Summer Training Clinic


    Are you ready for the upcoming high school tryouts? Coach BJ and Coach Beck (our new Hockey Coordinator) will be hosting a 2 day clinic to get you ready. This clinic is designed for players who plan on trying out for the high school program.

    15-18
    Aug. 3-10;
    8:15-9:15 p.m.
    $30

  4. Jr. Bears Division 1 Pre-Season Clinic


    Let's get ready for Fall Jr Bear hockey! This two session clinic will get you on the ice to dust off any rust or to keep your skills developing. For ages 9 - 12, what we call Division 1

    9-12 yrs.
    Aug. 23-Aug. 30
    Mon., 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    $30

  5. Jr. Bears Division 2 Pre-Season Clinic


    Let's get ready for Fall Jr Bear hockey! This two session clinic will get you on the ice to dust off any rust or to keep your skills developing. We will dust the rust off or keep those skills ready to start the new season.

    13-17 yrs.
    Aug. 23-Aug. 30
    Mon., 7:45-8:45 p.m.
    $30

  6. Practice Hockey


    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 ages
    Weekly, view schedule.
    $7-10, or $120/Annual Stick and Puck pass