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Hockey Week in Tampa Bay

Hockey Week in Tampa Bay Schedule of Events

Join us as Lightning Community Hockey showcases a week’s worth of programming across Tampa Bay.  Beginning with Community Hockey’s signature event, Hockey Day in Tampa Bay, the week will include different initiatives each day throughout the community.

A week-long auction will also take place for the game-used jerseys worn by Lightning alumni in the skills competition taking place on Sunday. Click here to bid. 

Full details for each event of the week beginning on Sunday, February 9th can be found below:

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Monday, February 10th

Join us for the grand opening of a new ball hockey arena in Ruskin followed by an Official Lightning Watch Party as the Bolts take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on the road. Address: 901 6th ST. SE, Ruskin, FL 33570

  • 3-3:30PM: Press Conference
  • 3:30-4:30PM: 1st Ball Hockey Clinic
  • 4:30-5:30PM: 2nd Ball Hockey Clinic
  • 5:30-6:30PM: 3rd Ball Hockey Clinic
  • 6:30PM: Watch Party Festivities Begin
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Tuesday, February 11th

For kids between the ages of 4-12 to try skating at Power Pole Arena, Home of Xtra Ice.

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Thursday, February 13th

Join us for a full day of programming at the Lightning Made Training Center from 10AM-10PM (Times below subject to change)

  • 10AM-3PM: Pickleball Tournament
  • 3:45-5:15PM: Leto High School Open House
  • 5:30-6:15PM: Futsal Clinic
  • 6:30-7:15PM: 7-10 years old & 11-14 years old clinics
  • 7:30PM: Lightning Watch Party/Open Rink
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Friday, February 14th

Join us for the grand opening of a new ball hockey arena at Rowlett Park in Tampa presented by Chase. Address: 2401 E Yukon St., Tampa, FL 33604

  • 3:30–4:00PM: Press Conference
  • 4:15-5:15PM: Ball Hockey Clinic
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Saturday, February 15th

Two college hockey games will be held on this date. Details below:

  • Florida State University Seminoles vs. The University of Tampa Spartans
    • Game to take place at 4PM at the Clearwater Ice Arena (13940 Icot Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33760)
  • University of Miami Hurricanes vs. University of South Florida Bulls
    • Game to take place at 8PM at Advent Health Center Ice (3173 Cypress Ridge Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544)
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Sunday, February 16th

The 3v3 scrimmage will feature a variety of girls from assorted teams in the Tampa Bay area. The objective is for girls to engage with one another, meet other girl hockey players, give them the opportunity to be creative in game play and provide supplemental ice time during the season. This will be our last event of the 3v3 series this season.

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Monday, February 17th

Join us for the grand opening of a new ball hockey arena presented by Florida Blue at Brandon Park & Rec Center in Brandon. Address: 502 E. Sadie St., Brandon, FL 33510

  • 8:15-8:45AM: Press Conference
  • 9AM: Ball Hockey Tournament Starts
  • 12:30-3PM: Ball Hockey Tournament Playoffs