The Stephenville Dome is a state of the art skating arena built in 1999 for the Canada Winter Games. This facility includes an Olympic size ice surface, fully serviced cafeteria, walking track and multi-purpose rooms.
General, adult skating and shinny hockey sessions are also offered throughout the season.
Stephenville Minor Hockey
The Stephenville Minor Hockey Association averages 200 registered participants annually in six age divisions. The boundaries of the Association cover Highlands to the entire Port auPortPeninsula. The oldStephenvilleGardenshas been replaced with the modern Stephenville Dome. Teams hold a “B” rating provincially and Stephenville still remains a popular place for hosting tournaments. Participants in those early years are now important members of the community. Many support Minor Hockey and assist with fund-raising and coaching.
Stephenville Bud Light Men’s Hockey League
The Stephenville Bud Light Men’s Hockey League play an alternating schedule on Wednesday and Sunday nights at the Stephenville Dome.
Stephenville Skating Club
The Canskate Program is the recommended starting point for all skaters. It is a national learn to skate program that is consistent across the country. The program is designed for all ages with emphasis on participation and fun! It is an excellent program to learn the fundamental skills for all ice sports. Children will learn to skate forward, and backwards, as well as jumping, turning, stopping and spinning.
The Intermediate and Senior Programs offer skaters an opportunity to receive group and private lessons from a nationally certified coach. Skaters work on Skate Canada tests and are evaluated by a judge/evaluator. Skaters at this level may enter competitions and will be categorized depending on their level of skill and tests achieved.
Broomball is a fun sport that has been played in Stephenville for years. Broomball is played on the ice with similar rules as hockey but with specialty designed shoes for running on ice. Also sticks and balls are customized to the sport. The main theme of the sport is to have fun while encouraging physical activity.