- Parks & Recreation
- Ice Rink - Figure Skating & Hockey
Ice Rink - Figure Skating & Hockey
**New** Stick and Puck Session
Learn to Skate Lessons
- Schedule: Mid-September through mid-April
- Welcome to skating
- Learn to Skate
- Ice Exhibition 2023
- Private lesson ice and walk-on Ice (Non-members welcome) - Coming soon!
Girl's Hockey coming to Garfield Heights
Pictures from March 12th from the Bulldog 12U team which will be playing here next year
Garfield Heights Host Girls Hockey Clinic
Beginner In-House Hockey Program
Hockey 2022-23 News at Garfield Recreation
After a slow start in September there is no doubt our In-House Beginner Hockey program is growing in Garfield Heights! This team meets on Saturday mornings at the recreation center for practices & games & is coached by Jim DiRosa – Hockey program coordinator, Ryan DiRosa, Troy Sutliff, and Lindsay Glavan. Our plans for next season will be to start a Mite and Squirt team and an all- Girls Hockey team for 12U, both registered with the Cleveland Suburban Hockey League (CSHL).
**Look at how we have grown** Pictured are the 2022-23 In-House Hockey Team Players – showing off their BRAND NEW BULLDOG Jersey’s (home & away) donated by Dan & Shelbey Bauman who have a daughter on the team & plays goalie.Mia Arancibia, Cameron Bauman, Yash Bhavani, Leland & Tomlin Bohler, Hosea Cole, TJ Eschmann, Drew & Grace Glavan, Matthew Lunger, Caleb, Isiaiah & Josh Muklewicz, Henry & Wesley Nichols, Fay & Lochlaw Yuhnke.
Coaches: Ryan DiRosa, Troy Sutliff, Lindsay Glavan, and Jim DiRosa (Hockey Coordinator)
Thanks for a Great Season!
- To Rent Ice time please contact Mary Nichols, Recreation Coordinator, at 216-475-7272 or email@example.com and complete the Ice Rental Form.
Playing Youth Hockey at the CSHL Level
As part of Mayor Matt Burke and Recreation Director Paul Birk's initiative to offer the residents of Garfield Heights Recreational opportunities through the Parks and Recreation Department, The City of Garfield Heights is proud to announce our new partnership with the Tri-County Youth Hockey Organization (aka Cyclones) to give everyone ample opportunity and quality ice time for the growth and development for our young hockey players in the Cleveland Suburban Hockey League. From our beginner In-House Hockey/Learn to Skate program, which begins at age 3 and up on Saturday mornings to levels – Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee and Bantam.
View information on registration on the Kent Cyclones website.
Follow the Cyclones Youth Hockey on Facebook.
High School Hockey
We are home to 4 area High School Hockey Teams:
- Brecksville/Broadview Heights - Bee's
- Cleveland Wildcats Hockey
- Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy - Royals
- Twinsburg Tigers
- Congratulations to Coach Doug Fairchild, Assistant Coaches Rich Hertle& Mark Brower and the 2022-23 Hockey team from Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy on winning the Baron Cup 2023
They have had a great season! Coach Doug reached his 200th game
Pictured are the Baron Cup Champs – look at all those big smiles
Coach Doug suited up the team with all new “Retro jerseys” for their tournament in Toronto - These are the original colors & jerseys from the beginnings of CVCA & Hockey And they were proud to be wearing Red, White & Blue on this special trip!
For more information on their stats for the season or for the Academy - please go to their web page or click on the link
Come and watch some exciting Hockey games
Here is the schedule for all of the hockey games for divisions Blue East, Blue West, Blue South, Red, White (Our Home teams are highlighted in yellow)
High School Game Schedule **Will be posted when ready for the new season**
Adaptive Sports Sled Hockey
Adaptive Sports of Ohio was at the Dan Kostel Recreation Center on Dec. 8th recruiting new members from the Cleveland VA Hospital for the new Cleveland Monsters Sled Hockey team. Sled hockey makes hockey accessible for individuals with physical disabilities by utilizing a sled and two sticks with picks on the end. The sport is both recreational and competitive. They are at the Dan Kostel Rec Center on Saturdays from 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm till April 2023, and this is for all ages from 5-80! To get involved & learn more contact AdaptiveSportsOhio.org or call 216-773-9815.