Broomball (also known as broom hockey) is one of the most popular group activities here at the Pasadena Ice Skating Center. Many Organizations have taken the opportunity to rent our ice surface for this type of event. A group of individuals, a broom for each, a ball and nets are all that is needed. This fun and exciting game is much like hockey but no skates and no knowledge of skating or stick-handling is needed!
Broomball is played indoors on an ice hockey rink or outdoors on frozen ponds or lakes with rules very similar to Ice Hockey. Players wear tennis shoes, use a ball which is sized somewhere between a soccer ball and slow pitch softball, and use specially designed manufactured brooms which are made of wood or aluminum. The goal, like hockey, is to put the ball in the opposing net.