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  
  • FREE public skate session to class participants each Saturday during the class session.  Free admission is valid only to the Saturday 12:15-1:15pm public skate.  Admission and skate rental are FREE for class members. Cost for family and friends is $3.00  admission and $3.00 skate rental.  This session is offered only during regularly scheduled class sessions and will not be offered on off weeks or session breaks.
STEP 1 - All Ages
  • Ages 3-5: Stinger Classes
  • Ages 6-adult: Hockey Skating 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.

Upcoming Events (See all)
Jul23
Blue Jackets Hockey School - Squirt, Pee Wee and Goalie Camps
The Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey School will concentrate on the fundamentals of skating, stick handling, and passing; with special instruction on positional play and power skating.
Jul30
Blue Jackets Hockey School - Mini-Mite, Mite and Elite A/AA/AAA Conditioning Camps
The Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey School will concentrate on the fundamentals of skating, stick handling, and passing; with special instruction on positional play and power skating.
Aug6
Chiller Hockey Camp - Dublin
Designed for players in Junior Jackets hockey classes looking to join a team this fall and for current House players, Chiller Hockey Camp will get players ready for team play through on and off-ice instruction and campers will have a lot of fun along the way! 
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2018 Hockey Equipment Sale
Join us Sunday, September 16, 12:00-4:00pm at OhioHealth Chiller North for our annual deeply discounted used equipment sale benefiting the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation.
Hilliard High School Hockey Club Summer Skate Program and Tryouts
Summer Skate Program - July 10-August 16, 2018. Try-Outs - August 20, 21 and 23, 2018.
2nd Annual Pelotonia Ice Hockey Tournament - June 22-23, 2018 - OhioHealth Ice Haus
All proceeds benefit Pelotonia Bike Ride for Cancer.
Hockey Schedules (See all)
Adult Drop-In Hockey
Adult Stick & Puck
Drop-In Hockey Ages 14-17
Saturday Night Hockey
Stick & Puck Ages 13-17
Stick & Puck Ages 5-12
TGIF Hockey
Winter Park Adult Drop-In Hockey
Winter Park Adult Stick & Puck