Region’s Top Facility for Ice Sports

Home to many great youth & adult organizations, as well as our own classes and clinics, we provide ice activities year round.

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Open Skate
Learn to Skate


Open Skate

Learn to Skate

Bring your hockey league to the Ice House at South Metro Sports, Miami Valley’s only year-round ice rink. We offer house leagues throughout the year. Contact us for more information at 937-885-7590.

Current Hockey Leagues

Dayton Icehounds Junior Hockey Club


Dayton Icehounds Youth Hockey Club

Dayton Icehounds Youth Hockey Club purpose is to grow the game by providing a place for kids of all age and skill levels to play hockey.


Dayton Amateur Hockey Association

The purpose of the Dayton Hockey is to furnish an ice hockey league in the Dayton Area that allows players over 21 years old to play recreational hockey.


Public Hockey Sessions:

Stick & Puck Sessions:

These sessions are open to players for practicing hockey skills individually or with a coach. Players must have a helmet, gloves, stick, and puck of their own. Games are NOT permitted.

$10 per person

Session reserved for players ages 12 and under only (a parent/coach may accompany their child).

Session available for players of all ages.

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Drop-in Hockey

Make your own teams and play! Full hockey equipment highly recommended, including helmet and face mask (REQUIRED for players younger than 18). Maximum number of players is 30 with 4 goalies.

$14 per person, Goalies are 1/2 price

Session reserved for players ages 12 and under only .

Session available for high school and adults players

See Schedule

Open Skate Options

Public Skate:
Public skating sessions are open to the general public for skating. View Schedule

Children (under 18): $7
Adults: $8
Skate Rental: $2

Free-Style Skate:
These sessions are for figure skaters to practice their skills on their own or with a coach. Refer to our schedule for daily and upcoming times. View Schedule

$12 per person

Our Learn to Skate is a United States Figure Skating Basic Skills program. Learn to Skate USA is a nationally recognized skating program designed to serve the needs of both recreational and competitive skaters.


South Metro Sports Learn to Skate offers a variety of classes for all ages and abilities for both hockey and figure skating.

Skating Lessons

We have several professional skating coaches available for any skater interested in one on one instruction. Contact skating director Glenda Mesta to learn more.

Register for Skating Lessons

Upcoming Learn to Skate Dates

Wednesdays 5:15-6:00 / Sundays 4:30 - 5:15
Our next session starts February 24, 2021 (Wednesdays) and March 14, 2021 (Sundays), . Due to COVID 19 guidance, we are not currently offering Snowplow Sam 1 classes.

Private Lessons

We have several professional skating coaches available for any skater interested in one on one instruction. Contact us to learn more.

Learn to Skate Instructors

Karen Mowery
Victor Farrow
Katie Heine
Melanie Kilgour
Tom Kilgour
Jean Mucks
Leah Eversole
Adrienne Qualls
Elise Kirkpatrick
Maddie King
Jesse Ipock
Nova Kaplun
Sasha Gurevich
Catherine Bredsall
Jessica Zink
Jack Davis
Jaynee Zink

Assistant Learn to Skate Instructors and Volunteers

Tim Schmale
Kevin Hogg

South Dayton Figure Skating Club

Participation in SDFSC is the next step for serious skaters who have completed the USFS Basic Skills program and wish to expand their skills in the various disciplines of figure skating.

SDFSC creates opportunities for skaters to build self-esteem as they become accomplished in their choice of Moves in the Field; Freestyle; Dance; Synchronized Skating; and Pairs.


Dayton Hockey Shop

Your source for corporate/team apparel, uniforms, and all things hockey in the Miami Valley!

Skate Sharpening & Supplies

Overnight Skate Sharpening $5
Same Day Skate Sharpening $7
New or Custom Skate Sharpening $10

Hockey Tape $4 per roll
Laces $4.50 per pair
Mouth Guards $3 each


Want the ice all to yourself? Rent the rink exclusively for your group to enjoy any on ice activity!