Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena provides a large variety of programs to our community (and even outside of our community)!
Learn to Play Hockey
July 25 – October 3 : 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Join us for Learn to Play Hockey on Saturdays! Cost is $5 and available to kids ages 4-12. FREE equipment is available for rent.
USA Hockey encourages a non-competitive environment in which children can learn the basic skills of hockey without distractions that are often associated with an over emphasis on winning. Mastery of the fundamental skills and FUN of playing are essential to the development of lifelong interest in hockey. Please arrive 30 minutes early to get fitted for your equipment!
Fusion Gymnastics and Ice Skating Class (Flyer)
2 for 1! Learn basic tumbling and ice skating at one location. You will have 30 minutes of skating instruction held on the small ice and 30 minutes of gymnastics in the event room at HCCIA. 15 minute break in between with snack provided.
Ages 3-5: Mondays | August 17 – September 28 6 weeks | No class: September 7 | 10:30-11:45am $130
Skate Rental-$6 additional
Ages 6-8: Wednesdays | August 19 – September 30 7 weeks | 10:30-11:45am $150
Skate Rental-$7 additional
Paint & Skate (Flyer)
Join us for a fun day of painting and ice time! See the flyer for a preview of what you will be painting.
Ages 6-10: Tuesday, October 6 | Paint Time – 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. | Ice Time – 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Ages 11-15: Tuesday, October 6 | Ice Time – 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. | Paint Time – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration: September 6 – October 5, 5:00 p.m.
Next session – March 19, 2021 | Registration: February 19 – March 18, 2021, 5:00 p.m.
Princess Teas (Flyer)
Come dressed as your favorite Disney princess, have tea and cookies, create your own crown, and skate with our very own Hamilton Center princess!
2020: October 8, December 29
2021: January 5, March 11, March 18
*Subject to change based on BCSC schedule.
Skate and Scare (Flyer)
Join us on October 23 from 7-9 p.m. for a s’boo’tacular time at this year’s Skate and Scare! Join us for public skating on the large ice, a haunted maze on the small ice, and of course candy! Cost is $7.50 per person.
Try Hockey for Free (Flyer)
One Saturday per year and in partnership with USA Hockey and 400 other local associations across the country, we will host Try Hockey for Free! We encourage you to bring your kids ages 4-9 to come out and try youth hockey as part of the Hockey Weekend Across America celebration. Free equipment is available for use. For more information call 812-376-2686.
Try Hockey for Free:
November 5: TBD. Get here 30 minutes early to gear up! Register online at tryhockeyforfree.com.
Turkey Trot (Flyer)
Join us at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day for our annual Turkey Trot run/walk! No cost- Donations will be accepted for the Chuck Wilt Youth Scholarship Fund. Come out, be healthy, have fun. Support a great program!
3 on 3 Hockey Tournament (Flyer)
Join us for our 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament! Cost is $15 per individual and $55 per adult team. Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena invites you, your teammates, and your families to enjoy the experience at this years 3 on 3 pond less hockey tournament. We aim for quality hockey and lots of fun. Click here for the registration form.
Skate with Santa (Flyer)
Join us on November 30 from 12-4 p.m. for Skate with Santa! Cost is $7.50 including skate rental. Come out for a Jolly Good Time! Skate with Santa, make crafts and reindeer food, and have loads of fun!
Learn to Compete (Flyer)
This class is open to Basic Skills levels 1-6 and Novice skaters who are interested in being introduced to figure skating competitions. Participants will receive a choreographed Basic Elements program based on their skill level that will prepare them to compete at the Columbus Invitational competition on January 19th.
Whoville Skate (Flyer)
Come skate with The Grinch on December 21 from 2-4 p.m. and have a magical time in Whoville! Public Session rates apply.
Cupid Skate (Flyer)
Join us for our Cupid Skate on Valentines Day from 7-9 p.m. This skate is complete with love songs and crafts. Public Session rates apply.
Shamrock Skate (Flyer)
Join us on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, from 2-4 p.m. for our Shamrock Skate! Wear green and get free skate rental! Public Session rates apply.
Paint and Skate (Flyer)
Join us on March 18 for our Paint and Skate. Ages 6-10 will paint from 9-10 a.m. and skate from 10-10:45 a.m. Ages 11-15 will skate from 10-10:45 a.m. and paint from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost is $25 per participant.
Cosmic Skate (Flyer)
Join us on January 26 from 2-4 p.m. for a Cosmic Skate to celebrate National Skating Month! We will have a hot chocolate bar and a magical cupcake stand. Regular Public Session rates apply.
Peewee Skills Drop In Sessions (Flyer)
Join us on Thursdays, June 18-July 30 from 8:15-8:45 p.m. for Peewee Skills Drop In Sessions. Cost is $10 per session. This session will focus on advanced skills such as edgework, power skating, shooting mechanics, and stick handling. This session is open to both skaters and goalies for instruction based skill development. Please call on the day of the drop in starting at 8 a.m. to reserve your spot.
Bantam & High School Drop In Skills Sessions (Flyer)
Join us on Thursdays, June 25-July 30 from 9:15-9:45 p.m. for a Bantam & High School Drop In Skills Sessions. Cost is $10 per session. This session will focus on advanced skills such as edgework, power skating, shooting mechanics, and stick handling. This session is open to both skaters and goalies for instruction based skill development. Please call on the day of the drop in starting at 8 a.m. to reserve your spot.
Adult League Hockey (Flyer)
Join us for Adult League Hockey! Games begin on June 15. Registration is May 4-June 1! Cost is $135. You can register online, by phone, or in person.
Columbus Hockey Camp (Brochure)
Hockey players ages 6-12 can join us July 6-10 from 1-5 p.m. for our Columbus Hockey Camp coached by Miami University’s Mike Norton! Experienced Mites, Squirts, and Peewees are welcome! We accept 36 skaters and 4 goalies. Cost is $250 per player. Please call Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena to register starting April 6.
Paint and Skate (Flyer)
Join us for a day of painting and fun on the ice! Cost is $25 per person. Ages 6-10 skate from 9-10 a.m., all ages skate from 10-10:45 a.m., and ages 11-15 skate from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Painters will be painting a cacti masterpiece featuring Leslie Stuckwisch as the artist. Register online at www.columbusparksandrec.com or call Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena at 812-376-2686.
Back to School Skate (Flyer)
Come to Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena from 1-3 p.m. for our Back to School Skate! Send Summer off right with an afternoon of free skating. Donations will be accepted for the Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program. This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!
Skating Extravaganza (Flyer)
Come out to Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena on September 21 from 2-4 p.m. for our FREE Skating Extravaganza! Try Hockey, Skating, and Speed Skating! Join us for a free afternoon of free instruction and skate rental. $25/person
We are proud to provide the biggest and best Broomball program in Southern IN! For more information about this opportunity contact Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, (812) 376-2686.
We offer one-on-one dedicated skating lessons for individuals with disabilities. For more information about this opportunity contact Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, (812) 376-2686.