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
Visit Crossover Sports at OhioHealth Chiller North for all your equipment needs!

The Junior Jacket Hockey Equipment Bank offers free equipment to qualified students involved in the Junior Jackets program. Equipment is limited in size and quantity and will not always be guaranteed. Applications are available at the front desk or download here.

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)
May13
Skate Into Scouting - Quarterly Scout Skate
Free skating event for Scouts ($7 per person for friends and family, includes skate rental).
Jun26
Turcotte Stickhandling - Mite through Midget
Stickhandle your way to success with Turcotte!
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Girls Stick & Puck - Ages 6-17 - New sessions added!
Join us for a girls stick & puck for ages 6-17. Phone or walk-in registration only.
Drop-in Intro to Skating Class offered ($20 per class)
Join us for an introductory skating course. "Drop-in" to one or more classes. Ages 6 and up, all levels welcome.
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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