The ice is back at Hailey’s Campion Ice House, where public ice skating, camps and curling will be held for three weeks from Saturday, July 13 through Friday, Aug. 2.
Hailey Ice executive director Sarah Benson said, “We are opening the rink from July 13-Aug. 2. We will have public skating, curling, open hockey, stick-and-puck, etc.
“We are having an adult hockey camp July 19-21, and youth camps July 22-26 and July 29-Aug. 2, all the camps run by OverSpeed Hockey.”
Campion’s schedule for opening day on Saturday, July 13 is stick-and-puck at 10 a.m. ($10 adults, $5 kids) and public skating at 12 noon ($7 adults, $5 kids and $5 skate rentals).
This coming Sunday, the schedule has stick-and-puck at 10 a.m., public skating at 12 noon and open adult hockey for second-year Bantams and older at 6 p.m. ($10).
On Monday, July 15, stick-and-puck at 10 a.m. is followed by public skating at 12 noon and 1:30 p.m., and curling at 6:30 p.m. Next Tuesday, it is stick-and-puck at 10 a.m., public skating at 12 noon and open adult hockey at 7 p.m.
Conducted by OverSpeed Hockey, the Weekend Warriors adult hockey camp is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, July 19-21 with a cost of $185. It includes on-ice sessions Friday from 6-7:30 p.m., Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m., and Sunday from 9-10:30 a.m.
Register at overspeedhockey.com. Participants receive an OverSpeed game jersey.
The OverSpeed Hockey youth camps for Mites through high school players are July 22-26 and July 29-Aug. 2.
Newest member of the OverSpeed coaching team is Ryan McGill, assistant coach specializing in defense for the National Hockey League Vegas Golden Knights.
McGill, 50, from Alberta, Canada, was a defenseman drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round of the 1987 NHL draft. He played six NHL seasons for the Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers and Edmonton Oilers before an eye injury forced his early retirement at the age of 26.
Known as one of the top developmental coaches in the NHL, McGill has spent more than two decades coaching junior and professional hockey, including Team Canada and Calgary Flames.