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 and Programs

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.

Upcoming Programs


  1. 3v3 Youth Hockey League


    6 Kids per roster max. Cross Ice - no goalies. 3 different age divisions. Teams will be drafted in each division. Register by March 22. Community Sports Development Program, 866-7444.

    3 age divisions
    Register by March 22
    $115/player

  2. CSDP Summer Hockey Camp


    Want to sharpen your hockey skills? Youth will receive on- and off-ice training to develop different abilities to become a great hockey player. Skating, body strength and overall knowledge of ice hockey, taught by certified coaches. Registration opens in April. Jordan Valley Ice Park 417-866-7444.

    9-18 yrs.
    June 11-Aug. 1
    Mon. and Wed., ages 9-12
    Tues. and Thurs.., ages 13-18
    9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    $75/week or
    $300 for all 6 weeks

Learn to Play Hockey

Learn the fundamentals of hockey and basics of hockey skating during this eight-week course. Includes eight free public session passes. $12 annual USFS Basic Skills membership required.

Jordan Valley Ice Park Learn To Play Hockey program is the beginning program for of both recreational and competitive players. This program allows for first time skaters to advance at their own pace to their desired playing level. To create a better learning environment, classes are grouped according to age and skill level. 

The session includes one 30-minute lesson per week, free skate rental, and 1 free public skate session per week. Hockey equipment is available at no charge for Hockey 1-4 participants. Beginner class starts with hockey 1 and intermediate and advanced classes start with hockey 2-4. 

Age: All ages
Date: March 19-May 11
June 4-Aug. 3, Tues., Thurs.
Aug. 13-Oct. 5, Tues., Thurs. and Sat.
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: $100/Session (includes skate rental) plus
$16 annual USFS Basic Skills Membership
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Jr. Bears Youth House Hockey League

A non-checking league designed to develop and improve hockey skills. One session and one game per week for 10 weeks. Prerequisite: Learn to Play or another ice hockey development program. An annual USA Hockey membership is required.
Jr. Bears is the Jordan Valley Ice Park house ice hockey program. In addition to safe instruction and skill development, Jr. Bears promotes teamwork and sportsmanship. This non-travel program meets at Jordan Valley Ice Park and provide an exciting opportunity to for kids to learn ice hockey in a fun and safe way. 

Age: 8-17 yrs.
Date: May 13-July 25
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: $110/League, full equipment required
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Adult Hockey League


Beginner, intermediate and advanced leagues, all non-checking and designed to improve player skills and competition on the ice. Register by May 20.
Age:18 yrs. and up
Date:June 2-Aug. 11
Time:Sun., Varies, call for details
Fee:$165/Player, plus must have current USA Hockey Membership 
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Practice Hockey


Adult Drop-In, Adult Stick and Puck, Adult 101, Jr. Drop-In, Parent and Child Stick & Puck.

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.

Age: All ages
Date: Check monthly schedule
Time: Check monthly schedule
Fee: $7-10, or $120/Annual Stick and Puck Pass