Floor Hockey was practically invented in Battle Creek. Battle Creek Parks and Recreation offers several floor hockey programs designed to engage all youth. Our Tiny Tot Floor Hockey program teaches the basic fundamental skills of the game in a fun and safe environment. Our Youth Floor Hockey leagues introduce youth to a game level experience while teaching the importance of teamwork. Play is organized for youth 10 and under, and 7 and under. Parks and Recreation is also home to the city’s annual International Floor Hockey Tournament, now in its 47th year. The IFH tournament features multiple levels of play including co-ed and individual boys and girls teams. The tournament is held every February at the Sports Forum at Full Blast.
Tiny Tot Floor Hockey (Ages 3-5) Tiny Tot Floor Hockey (Ages 3-5) teaches the basic fundamental skills of floor hockey. Classes are broken up into stations to optimize physical activity for each child. Children gain an appreciation for the game in a fun, safe environment. This introduction to the sport will help to encourage a lifetime of activity in the game. A parent/guardian is required to participate at each class.
Youth Floor Hockey (Ages 5-10) This program introduces youth to a game level experience of the sport. This program is intended to teach your child to enjoy being physically active while having fun and learning the importance of working together in a team-sport atmosphere. All participants receive a t-shirt, participation award and a medal. VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED!
47th International Floor Hockey Tournament (Ages 5-14) This unique tournament celebrates the history of floor hockey in Battle Creek. There are five levels of play: 6 & Under (coed), 8 & Under (coed), 10 & Under (coed), 12 & Under (coed), and 14 & Under (coed). There is a three game guarantee. Team trophies awarded to the 1st-4th place and individual medals for 1st and 2nd place.