Athletics

The Crown Point Athletics Department offers programs for all ages all year round! 

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Winter 2022 Programs

Learn to Skate at Franciscan Health Pavilion at Bulldog Park (Ages 3 and Older) (Session 2)

Class is held once a week on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday for six weeks beginning Jan. 21, 2023. Skates are provided. Helmets are strongly recommended. 

Our classes are open for skaters of all levels and all ages! See below for more details on all class options! If you’re still not sure where to start, let us know! We will find the right fit for you and your skater!

Tots (Ages 3 to 5)
The goal of our Tot class is to teach our youngest skaters how to be on the ice safely while having fun! Helmets are STRONGLY recommended. Skate rental is included in the class fee.

Skills learned in this class include:

  • Skate safety
  • Proper way to fall down and stand up
  • Forward marching
  • Backward wiggles
  • Dips

For safety reasons, class sizes will be limited to EIGHT skaters per class. Classes will be offered on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 5-5:45 p.m., and Saturdays from 8-8:45 a.m. Depending on the popularity of the classes, we may add a second class on each of the days.

Beginners 1 (Ages 6-12)
Similar to the Tot class, the Beginner 1 class will focus on skate safety, as well as the basics of skating. Helmets are STRONGLY recommended. Skate rental is included in the class fee.

Skills learned in this class include:

  • Proper way to fall down and stand up
  • Forward marching
  • Two foot glides
  • Backward wiggles
  • Dips
  • Beginner swizzles

For safety reasons, class sizes will be limited to 12 skaters per class. Classes will be offered on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 5-5:45 p.m., and Saturdays from 8-8:45 a.m. Depending on the popularity of the classes, we may add a second class on each of the days.

Beginners 2 (12+, Coach Approval Required)
For the skaters who joined us last year, have previously taken lessons or who pick up on skills quickly, this class is for you! Coach approval is required to be allowed in this class. Skate rental is included in the class fee.

Skills learned in this class include:

  • Forward skating
  • One foot glides
  • Backward wiggles
  • Swizzles
  • Beginner backward swizzles
  • Stopping

For safety reasons, class sizes will be limited to 12 skaters per class. Classes will be offered on Tuesdays from 6-6:45 p.m.

Adults (Ages 18 +)
Learning to skate when you are no longer 10 years old and invincible can be a scary thought, but it should not stop you from trying something new! Whether you’re 18 and working on your Olympic debut, or you’re 74 and want to fulfill a lifelong dream, we’ve got you covered!

Our Adult class is tailored to your needs! There is not a specific skill set laid out for this class. Whatever your goals are, we’ll figure out a way to get you there! Skate rental is included in the class fee.

For safety reasons, class sizes will be limited to 12 skaters per class. Classes will be offered on Thursdays from 6-6:45 p.m.

Ice Show
This year, we plan to offer our skaters an opportunity to show off what they have learned! This will give our skaters an opportunity to show their person their newfound love of skating! Starting after Session 1, we will add show practices to our schedule.

Details are still being finalized. Stay tuned for more information!

Individual fee
Residents: $125
Non-residents: $156.25

Registration deadline: Jan. 20, 2023

Developmental Hockey League (Ages 5-18)

Boys and girls ages 5-18 will learn the fundamentals of hockey in our skill development and instruction program. Twenty-plus practice sessions and games. All lessons will be held at the Bulldog Park Ice Rink, 183. S. West St. League begins Dec. 5, 2022.

Individual fee
$280, includes jersey

Registration deadline: Dec. 2, 2022
** Late registration will be accepted until Jan. 4, 2023.

Winter Adult Volleyball League

Serve up some fun during the Crown Point Athletics Tuesday and Friday Night Happy Hour Adult Volleyball League. The Friday women’s and coed division will begin Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. The Tuesday women’s and coed division will start Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.

All matches will be played at the Ignite Elite Volleyball Club, located at 1516 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307.

Team entry fee
Crown Point residents who live within city limits: $325
Non-residents who live outside City of Crown Point limits: $400

Registration deadline: Jan. 4, 2023

Indoor Winter Golf League

Choose your days, times and course! The Indoor Winter Golf League will be held beginning in January through March at Net Par, 1001 Millennium Drive, suite 101. League will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The league consists of 10 golf rounds plus play-offs where prizes will be awarded to the top teams. 

Playing format: Two people, 9-hole scrambler

Team entry fee
$150

Winter Little Dribblers

Learn how to dribble, shoot, pass and more! This program is for boys and girls in pre-K through third grade. Pre-school and kindergarten session will be held from 4:30-5:15 p.m. on Fridays from Jan. 20 to March 10. The first through eighth grade session will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Jan. 17 to March 7. Instruction will take place in the Athletic Development Fieldhouse at Franciscan Health Sports Medicine Crown Point, located at 12800 Mississippi Parkway, suite A101.

Participation fee
Crown Point residents who live within city limits: $64
Non-residents who live outside City of Crown Point limits: $80

Registration deadline: Jan. 11, 2023

Contract Ice

Practice ice open for figure skaters skating at a freestyle level. The perfect opportunity for extra ice time to work on your jumps, spins and edges! Contract ice is held from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday through Friday* at Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St. 

*Subject to change based on weather.

Participation fee
$10 per person

Girls Spring/Summer Softball Sign-ups

In 2022, more than 1,000 girls played in the Crown Point Athletics Softball Leagues. Step up to the mound this spring and sign up for our 2023 spring/summer league! Girls ages 3 and up are eligible to register. Registration is held at Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St. Sign up from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 4. 

Participation fee
Ages 3-4: $60
Ages 5-6: $150
Ages 7-18: $200 (1 player)
Ages 7-18: $320 (2 players)
Ages 7-18: $340 (3 players)
*Players must be in same family. 

Umpire Opportunities 

Baseball and softball umpires are needed for the adult fastpitch baseball league and girls fastpitch softball league.

Sportsplex & Legacy Fields 

The Crown Point Sportsplex (1313 E. North St.) has two synthetic turf fields that are available for soccer, football and lacrosse play. There also is a baseball field and nine natural, illuminated grass fields. For more information about field rental or sponsorship opportunities, please call the PACE Department at 219-661-2271.

Residency Policy 

Residents are considered those who live within City of Crown Point limits. Please be aware not all Crown Point addresses will be within city limits. Individuals who live outside city limits are subject to non-resident rates. If you have questions regarding your residency, call 219-661-2271.

  1. John Stroia

    Athletics Crew Leader
    Phone: 219-661-2272

  2. Paul Waisnora

    Athletics Superintendent
    Phone: 219-661-2271, ext. 851