THOMAS JAMES KNOX RINK - OPENING SUMMER 2018
Alum Creek Park South, 535 Park Meadow Rd.
The Thomas James Knox Rink will serve the Westerville community by offering a central location for youth to be introduced to outdoor hockey as a team sport, providing a place for community programming to develop the techniques of players of all ages and creating a space for current players to sharpen their skills.
Boys and girls ages 6-14 will have the opportunity to participate in the Street Jackets program in partnership with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Certified program specialists will work with young athletes to inspire leadership and promote fair play for all ages and abilities. The safety and development of individual athletes are at the core of all Westerville Parks and Recreation sports programs.
Skill development will focus on key fundamentals, including:
The rink will also host opportunities for high school leagues and open skate times for all ages.
Summer 2018 Street Hockey Classes, Clinics and Leagues
Register for classes here.
Thomas James Knox Rink Dedication and Grand Opening
Saturday, June 30
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us for the dedication ceremony (11:30 a.m.) of the new Thomas James Knox Rink at Alum Creek Park South, 535 Park Meadow Road. Learn the sport of hockey from the Columbus Blue Jackets, meet Stinger, play games and enjoy a light lunch while celebrating the newest addition to the Westerville Parks and Recreation family.
Try Hockey for Free Day with the Columbus Blue Jackets
Saturday, June 30
This 60-minute class will introduce youth to the sport of hockey in a fun, safe environment.
- No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome.
- Participants must wear sneakers.
- Sticks will be provided.
- Instruction by Blue Jackets Fan Development Staff will cover the basic skills of stick-handling, passing and shooting.
- The event is free and open to the public.
- Due to the limited space, parents are encouraged to register early at bluejackets.com/tryhockeywesterville.