Our house hockey program provides players with an opportunity to develop in a competitive environment by providing a challenging, fun, athletic team atmosphere that provides lasting benefits to each player.
What aged players are appropriate for this program?
Appropriate players at least 2016 birth year or older who have completed at least one year of Learn-to-Play.
For younger players please see Mini Mite Hockey Academy under Events.
What time of the year does this program run?
Season begins with practices in September and Games starting in late October early November and runs until playoffs in April.
Where are practices and games typically held?
Practices and home games are held at Lou Gib Ice Arena. Away Games may be played across the Columbus Area.
When are practices and how often are they?
Teams practice 2 times per week. One Practice being fundamentals, and the other being team practice.
How many games will they play? What days of the week?
Teams will play 20-30 games over the course of the season and will usually fall on the weekends.
Are jerseys provided or are they purchased separately?
Club jerseys are required one green and one white, they may be purchased at the Lou Gib Arena Pro shop. Please check main page updates for ordering schedule to avoid delays.
What costs beyond registration fees should be expected?
Personal Equipments, Hockey Jerseys, if your team chooses to go to additional tournaments other than the Newark Invitational.
Players should wear full protective gear in order to play safely and enjoy the sport. Equipment includes the following: stick • skates • shin pads • hockey pants • hockey gloves • protective cup • elbow pads • shoulder pads • helmet with mask.
If you need assistance with any equipment NIHA offers a gear shed please see a board member and they will assist you.
Registration for the 2022-23 NIHA House Hockey Season will open on July 27 at 7:00pm
Pricing Varies Upon Age Level
You will need a valid 2022-23 USA Hockey Number in order to register.
On the following pages you will be able to complete the registration process. You will provide contact information, sign consents and submit payment, Hockey Number ( if you do not currently have a number please leave blank)
Link to required documents: Documents
Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately.
To complete registration through our secure site, you will be required to pay a deposit ( payments maybe split in 4 equal payments.)or pay in full.
IF YOU ARE A FIRST TIME PLAYER WITH NIHA, please reach out to NIHA Register at email@example.com and we provide you with code upon registration to receive a 25% off discount.Register