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Hockey – Youth

The Peoria Park District is the place to learn how to play hockey… check out our programming below! Follow Owens Center on Facebook for the most up to date information on classes, leagues and programs.


Learn the preliminary fundamentals of hockey while increasing your skating skills. The Coordinator of Hockey must approve your skill level to take this class.  Pre-Hockey is offered from September to January.
  • Full equipment required.
  • For ages 5-13.

Intro to Hockey

This class is offered during the spring and focuses on hockey skills.
Eligibility: Skating Star Level 2 or Super Skates Level 1.
Equipment required: HECC certified hockey helmet with mask, shin pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, athletic cup and supporter, and hockey stick.  Recommended equipment includes hockey pants and shoulder pads. Skate rental is included in the fee.  Equipment is available to purchase at Owens Center in the Edge Pro shop.
  • Full equipment required.
  • For ages 3-13.

Community Partner: Peoria Youth Hockey Association (PYHA)

Peoria Youth Hockey Association exists to promote the growth of ice hockey in the Peoria area by encouraging, developing and administering the sport. PYHA endeavors to develop and prepare players and coaches to achieve optimal performance at all levels while providing essential information, quality instruction and a positive experience through participation in the program.

  • Travel and House Hockey Leagues
  • Pre-Season Conditioning
  • Used Equipment Sale
  • Clinics
  • Learn more at pyha.org.