The Columbus Ice Hockey Club Blind Hockey program offers opportunities for all visually impaired hockey players between the ages of 6 and up. CIHC has a developmental program for players that are new to the sport and for athletes who would like to play at a competitive level . CIHC also offers up opportunities to anyone willing to coach the game. Players and coaches have the ability to participate in Disabled Hockey Festivals held in various cities around the country at various skill levels. The excellent coaching at CIHC focuses on skill development and growth for all players at all skill levels through on- and off-ice training.
What aged players are appropriate for this program?
Appropriate players at least 6 years old who have a desire to play ice hockey.
What time of the year does this program run?
The season begins in mid-October and runs through March.
Where are practices and games typically held?
Most ice will be at the OhioHealth Chillers, occasionally we might have ice at the Ohio Expo Center Taft Coliseum.
When are practices and how often are they?
Team practices every other week on Sunday's starting November.
To register for the 2023-2024 Columbus Ice Hockey Club Blind Hockey team please register here. This registration link is only for Blind Hockey Team players to register for Columbus Ice Hockey Club.
To complete registration through our secure site, you will be required to pay a $25 non-refundable deposit so please have your credit card or checking account information available.
If your family needs to apply for financial assistance, please fill out the Scholarship Application and register using the button below. Be sure to select the "Scholarship Participant" option, and pay a $10 non-refundable deposit, the balance of a scholarship awardee will be based on an individual family's situation, determined by the Scholarship Committee.