Youth Hockey


Youth Roller Hockey Camp (Ages 7-15)

Sad that the ice is gone? Grab your roller-blades and learn to play some roller hockey! Players will learn skating, puck handling, shooting skill, and game fundamentals. Participants are expected to provide their own helmet, stick, and roller-blades. Pads are recommended. *Participants should have basic skating skills. (PK)

Location: Riverside Ice Arena                 Min/Max: 5/25

Code Ages R/NR Fee Dates Time Day Registration Deadline
212001-01 7-15 $25/$37 6/11-6/15 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm M-F Wednesday 6/6


Youth Roller Hockey 3 V 3 League (Ages 7-15)

Check out this new program at the Riverside Arena! This roller hockey is for youth ages 7-14 years old. This is a recreation roller hockey league geared to the beginner and intermediate players, with a focus on having a good time and learning to play this fun sport. The league includes team practice and games. All players must provide their own equipment. Each team will need about 7 participants. Volunteer coaches are needed. We will divide up ages if we have enough participants. (PK)

Location: Riverside Arena

Code Ages R/NR Fee Dates Time Day Registration Deadline
212003-01 7-15 $50/$75 6/23-7/28 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm SA Thursday 6/14


IceHogs Street Hockey Clinic

The IceHogs & Hammy will be bringing their Summer Street Hockey Program, “Summer Street Hogs,” to the Belvidere Park District. The initiative helps teach kids how to play street/floor hockey, teamwork, and the importance of exercising and staying active. The equipment used for the Summer Street Hogs was provided by the Chicago Blackhawks. (PK)

Location: Doty Park                       Min: 5

Ages R/NR Fee Date Time Day
7-15 FREE 7/19 5:00 pm TH


Learn To Play Hockey (Ages 3-16) 

Learn to Play Hockey (Ages 3–16)* Beginning hockey lessons are for youth with previous skating experience who are learning to play hockey for the first time. Players will learn puck handling, shooting skills, and game fundamentals. Participants are expected to provide their own helmet and stick. However, we do have equipment to rent for an additional fee. (CM) *Participants must have basic skating skills and will be grouped by experience level.

Location: Riverside Ice Arena
Min/Max: 5/20
Registration Deadline: 

Code R/NR Fee Dates Time Day Equipment Provided
301327-01 $25/$35 TBA No
301327-02 $45/$55 TBA Yes
301327-03 $25/$35 TBA No
301327-04 $45/$55 TBA Yes



River Otters (Ages 7-14)

The River Otters is a youth recreational hockey team that is geared towards beginners and intermediate players, with a focus on learning to play this great sport and having fun. The league includes team practices and games. Each team will need between 12-15 participants to make up the team. Equipment is available for players on a first come first serve basis. There will be a skill evaluation night to assess skill levels on TBA & TBA. Players must know how to skate comfortably. (PK)

Location: Riverside Ice Arena

Code Ages R/NR Fee Dates Time Day
301328-01 7-10 $70/$80 TBA
301328-02 11-14 $70/$80 TBA






In partnership with The Rockford IceHogs, the Belvidere Park District is proud to offer a newly created Youth Hockey Scholarship. It is designed to give kids the opportunity to be involved with the sport of youth hockey. This scholarship covers all hockey equipment for the winner as well as the   program fee for the River Otters youth hockey program.

Click Here to Download Scholarship Application 




Looking for a fun and exciting game but can’t skate? Try Broomball! Broomball is similar to hockey, played on ice with teams of six on six, but players wear rubbersoled shoes and helmets and use “brooms” and a ball instead of sticks and a puck. Whether you are young or old, broomball will sweep you away. League will begin in January and run through the beginning of March. (PK)

Location: Riverside Ice Arena

Min/Max: 6/9

Registration Deadline: 

Code R/NR Fee Age Range Dates Time Day
306371-01 $25/$35 Adult TBA
 306371-02 $25/$35 Grades 6-8 TBA
306371-03 $25/$35 HS TBA