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Ice Bears Youth Hockey League

ICE-BEARS-logoOak Park Ice Bears Hockey

This program is designed for players with experience in the sport who are ready to take their game to the next level. This league competes against other organizatons as part of the North West Hockey League. Players are divided by birth year and evaluated based on skill to produce equal teams at each level where players receive balanced ice time. Each team averages two practices and one game a week.

For more specific information, or if you have not yet participated in Ice Bears, please contact Kayla Fauria, Aquatic and Rink Manager.



We are still accepting 2000-2003 birth years for spring Ice Bears! Register by Saturday, March 24 to be a part of the inagural 16U Ice Bears team!!


Spring 2018 Age Groups

8U - 2010/2011

10U - 2008/2009

12U - 2006/2007

14U - 2004/2005

16U - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 - Oak Park Ice Bears are Commiting 2 16U teams this spring. Players must have played in a checking league to be eligable. 


Spring Registration 2018 Registration

Registration has closed for all levels except 2000-2003 birth years! Join the Ice Bears for the Inagural season!

New to Ice Bears? Please contact Kayla Fauria, Aquatic and Rink Manager prior to registration.


Check out our Ice Bears Mites (shown below) and the rest of the Ice Bears, and cheer them on at their home games! The full schedule for every Ice Bear team at all levels is located here! 



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nwhl_119_85   "Fostering balanced competition and fair play in hockey throughout Chicagoland."

 The Northwest Hockey League was formed to provide safe recreationally competitive youth hockey at all age levels.The league focuses on sportsmanship, fair play, and player development.


The Park District of Oak Park also offers in-house youth hockey and adult hockey.

View a full list of our hockey programs.

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