Toledo Ice Crew

CLICK HERE to register online for the 2019-20 Toledo Ice Crew program

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PROGRAM GOAL: Create a healthy, sustainable and equitable ice hockey community. The program is entering its third year of operation.

INITIATIVE: Increase opportunity and participation by providing access to ice facilities, equipment, skating and hockey programs to girls and boys in underserved (people of color and females in particular) communities. The Toledo Ice Crew is not merely about athletics. It is an opportunity to provide at-risk youth with a chance to learn the great sport of ice hockey, develop lasting friendships, receive on-ice and off-ice instruction with regard to what it takes to be successful in ice hockey and daily life.

On-ice instruction provided by USA Hockey trained coaches in a fun, relaxed, safe, and organized environment. The weekly lesson plans follow the USA Hockey American Development Model (ADM) with emphasis on skating, puck control, stopping, passing, turning and shooting.


  • Learn to Play Hockey – Ages 6 yrs & under
  • Learn to Play Hockey – Ages 7 yrs & older
  • Rec Hockey (ages 5-14 yrs) *prior experience required

WHEN: The 2018-19 session runs from December 15, 2018 thru March 27, 2019

  • 14-16 total ice touches (weather permitting)
  • 45-50 minutes per ice touch

WHERE: All ice times are at Ottawa Park Outdoor Ice Arena… except initial ice time/equipment issue which is at Tam-O-Shanter. The final ice time is at the Huntington Center (home of the Toledo Walleye).

COST: Both programs are FREE! Ice time, equipment, skates, jersey, and USA Hockey registration included. Players keep jersey, stick, and sox at end of session. All other equipment is returned at end of session.