Drop-In Hockey & Youth Pond Hockey

Drop-In Hockey and Youth Pond Hockey sessions at Centene Community Ice Center are offered almost weekly year-round (depending on the ice schedule) and provide hockey players of all ages and skill levels a chance to get on the ice and participate in game-like scrimmages without the stress of a full competition. Scroll down to see a current calendar of upcoming Drop-In and Youth Pond sessions and FAQs.


  • $15 - Skater
  • Free - Goalie



Drop-In & Youth Pond FAQs

How do I register for a Drop-In or Youth Pond session?

  1. Check above calendar and make sure your date is avaialble.
  2. Click link below to register online.
  3. Give your name to the front desk for check in upon arrival.
  4. Be sure and complete and sign a waiver (online or at the front desk).


Do I have to pre-register?

Pre-registration is encouraged but not required for Drop-In Hockey or Youth Pond Hockey sessions. The advantage to pre-registering is should a session become full, you will have priority over walk-up guests to get on the ice quicker.

What equipment is required?

Full equipment is required to paricipate, those under 18 must have a full-face cage/visor.

Is there a waiver?

Yes, all guests must sign a waiver prior to stepping on the ice.

Why aren't there more Drop-In or Youth Pond sessions?

We do our best to keep Drop-In and Youth Pond sessions on the calender where available. During hockey season months, our ice availabiltiy becomes very limited and impacts how much we can schedule ice time for public sessions like Drop-In or Youth Pond Hockey. Please be patient and keep an eye on the calendar for more times.

What is Youth Pond Hockey?

Youth Pond Hockey is designed for kids age 7-12 with some hockey experience. Kids may participate in game-like scrimmages or small-area games in a fun and comfortable envrionment. No physical contact or rough play will be permitted.

Will Youth Pond Hockey be monitored?

No, there will be no skate guards or coaches present during Youth Pond Hockey sessions. Parents or legal guardians are encouraged to monitor their kids.