Ice Rink - Figure Skating & Hockey

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New Heater! Out with the Old / In with the New!!

Out with the old

In with the New

Special Events

**New** Stick and Puck Session

Public Sessions

Learn to Skate Lessons

Girl's Hockey coming to Garfield Heights

Pictures from March 12th from the Bulldog 12U team which will be playing here next year

Listening to coach

Garfield Heights Host Girls Hockey Clinic

Collage of 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).

Winter Hockey 2023

**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.End of Season Hockey 2023 New JerseysMia 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.

1st Game In House

Coaches: Ryan DiRosa, Troy Sutliff, Lindsay Glavan, and Jim DiRosa (Hockey Coordinator)
Thanks for a Great Season! 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:

Original Jerseys In Canada

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 Schedule

Hockey in Motion - High School Game

Garfield Heights Youth Hockey together with the Cyclones Hockey Club is offering and making youth hockey available to all ages and skill levels. See the tryout information above for details.

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 or call 216-773-9815.

Group Shot of Veterans on sleds with coaches

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The Crusaders participated in a hockey scrimmage against The Cleveland Rockin’ Wildcats at Garfield Ice rink on Saturday, March 19th, 2022. The Wildcats are a Special needs ice hockey team from Northeast Ohio. Our team is comprised of young adults with a variety of diagnoses who happen to love the game of hockey!

The Crusaders organization was started over 10 years ago. The organization is not for profit and the sole mission is to develop youth athletes to be the best versions of themselves by encouraging responsibility, hard work and sportsmanship. Crusaders teams have been ranked nationally and our players are first liners with many of the top Independent, parochial and public schools in the Cleveland area. Our program includes power skating, goalie coaches and a staff performance psychologist.