Ice Hockey Lessons

Ice Hockey Lessons

Skate, stick, shoot. Recreational enthusiasts and hockey nuts alike will appreciate our professional instruction in all aspects of the game.

The Jr. Jackets hockey program, presented by Tim Horton's, offers year-round hockey instruction and private lessons in Columbus, Dublin, Easton and Lewis Center for all ages and skills.


The Summer/Early Fall Session of skating classes is underway.

Register NOW for Fall 2019 - October 14-December 14.

Please note: Registrations on or after October 13 will incur a $10 administrative fee.

Register online >

Download a printable class schedule >


  • OhioHealth Chiller Dublin: 614-764-1000
  • OhioHealth Chiller Easton: 614-475-7575
  • OhioHealth Chiller North: 740-549-0009

Hockey Prep (formerly Hockey Skating 1) for ages 6+
Learning to skate is the foundation for building a successful hockey player.  This class will focus on proper technique at the most fundamental level working on balance, skating forward, stopping, turning, and more while skating in hockey skates.

For private lessons, please contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner -
rschriner@thechiller.com or 614-791-9999x125.


ABOUT JUNIOR JACKETS

Junior Jackets, presented by Tim Horton’s, is a great way to get involved in hockey and learn the basic skills of skating, stick handling, shooting and team play. Classes are offered year 'round at the OhioHealth Chillers for all ages and abilities and are taught by highly professional instructors.

Classes include:

  • Weekly lessons taught by professional instructors
  • Skate rental  

STEP 1 - All Ages

  • Ages 3-5: Stinger Classes
  • Ages 6-adult: Hockey Prep 1
  • Ages 18 & up: Adult 1

These classes will introduce students to the fundamentals of skating. Schedule and registration for the classes above
can be found on the Learn to Skate page.

STEP 2 - Ages 4-Adult
JUNIOR JACKETS HOCKEY CLASSES

  • Ages 4-5 Jr. Stingers
  • Ages 5-10
  • Ages 11-17
  • Ages 18 & over
  • Women’s Hockey Class

In order to join the Junior Jackets hockey classes, the player must be able to skate fluently (NO MARCHING) on their own in hockey skates. This is typically achieved upon completion of a Basic 2 or Stinger 2 class.

These advanced level classes are 50 minutes in length and focus on stick-handling, passing, shooting and team play. Participants must have basic skating skills and are required to wear hockey gear (see list below)

STEP 3 - Ages 6-Adult
HOUSE LEAGUES

When a player is ready to graduate from Junior Jackets to a house hockey team, there are three great organizations endorsed by the Chiller Ice Rinks.  These volunteer-run  hockey associations are based at the Chiller facilities, and work closely with us to provide the best experience for our players and families. For more information contact the association nearest you.

Chiller Dublin - CCYHA - www.ccyha.org
Chiller Easton - EYHA - www.eyhaicedragons.org
Chiller North - CAHA- www.cahahockey.com
Adults - CAHL -  www.thechiller.com/CAHL

HOCKEY EQUIPMENT MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Helmet with Facemask
  • Mouth Guard
  • Neck Guard
  • Ice Hockey Stick
  • Hockey Skates (free rentals provided w/ registration)
  • Hockey Gloves  
  • Elbow and Shin/Knee Pads
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Hockey Pants
  • Athletic Supporter
  • Hockey Socks

JUNIOR JACKETS POLICIES
Credit/Refund Policy
Refunds are not granted for missing individual classes, and are only granted if special circumstances prevent the skater from participating/completing the series of classes.  Requests must be in writing, carry a per lesson charge, a $15 non-refundable registration fee, and require up to 6 weeks to process.

Make-Up Policy
No make-ups during regularly scheduled classes will be permitted in order to preserve the appropriate student to teacher ratio.

Questions regarding classes or curriculum?
Contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner at 614-791-9999 x125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.