Meet the Staff

The TD Bank Lobby offers a large entryway to the facility with a full service reception/box office area and an information kiosk that provides brochures and local maps for retail destinations as well as recreation program listings and registration information.

The United Cultures Resource Room provides resources for the citizens of many cultural backgrounds that reside in the Town of Barnstable.

The HYCC Pro Shop is operated by Top Shelf Hockey School. Inventory includes athletic gear, exclusive apparel, equipment sanitizing services and more!

The Scudder Family Café has a full-service concession stand which is managed by The Casual Gourmet. With bistro table seating overlooking the Butler Rink and free wifi service, it is a great place to pass the time and enjoy the local flavor!

The Lyndon P. Lorusso Youth Center encompasses the portion of the facility that offers after school services to the children of Barnstable, recreational programs for families and events that take place in and around the facility.

The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Trust Teen Center is open to all members and day pass holders for supervised age appropriate play. The large and open space offers free pool tables, ping-pong, foosball, chess and air hockey, lounge areas with a television and video games. The Computer Lab, which has 8 pc stations and free internet access accommodates the needs of those who use it for homework projects, job searches, research and college and/or scholarship application purposes. The Center is monitored with professional staff at all times and is secured with membership card or day pass access.

The large Gymnasium offers six basketball hoops, removable bleacher seating and a curtain to break the space down into two full basketball or volleyball courts for maximum usage. A fully accessible 1/12 mile elevated Walking Track above the courts offers a safe indoor environment for visitors of all ages and abilities.

The Shepley Community Room is used for everything from business and club meetings to private birthday parties, silent auctions and blood drives. Town departments, athletic teams, businesses and civic organizations are among the many groups that use the multi-purpose function room regularly. It is equipped with tables and chairs to seat up to 75, four flat screen television monitors donated by KAM Appliances, a pull down screen and electronic services to accommodate multi-media presentations.

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Memorial Skating Rink (85’ X 200’) is the premier component of the facility, named for the original outdoor covered rink which stood on the site for more than 50 years. The new rink offers year-round ice making capabilities as well as bench seating for 1,600 for hockey and up to 3,000 for non-ice events with floor seating. There is adequate space for media, a sound booth and an indoor private Skybox viewing room.

The Patrick M. Butler Skating Rink (85’ X 200’) offers the same size ice surface with bench seating for 275 and is next to the Kennedy Rink, separated by locker rooms and coach’s offices at ice level and the Shepley Community Room on the street level. Daily public skating and the popular US Figure Skating Basic Skills Learn to Skate lessons take place here. The Scudder Family Café overlooks the expansive ice surface below.

Down the stairs from the TD Bank Main Lobby (also accessible by elevator) is the Barnstable Youth Hockey Association Warming Room complete with a gas fireplace and circular benches which was modeled after the former Kennedy rink. Two museum quality display cases offer space for memorabilia and championship trophies.

The Robert & Suzanne Kittredge Foundation Snack Bar is an annex to the Scudder Family Café upstairs and The Casual Gourmet also serves the needs of the skaters, teams, coaches and other users.

The Skate Sharpening and Rental Booth is staffed seven days a week, offering top quality equipment and friendly trained staff for precision sharpening and accurate advice for beginning skaters to be sure they get skates that fit, allowing for an optimal experience. This is the point of purchase for all public skating, Rock Night, skate rentals and sharpening business at the HYCC.

The Barnstable High School Varsity Boys’ Locker Room and the Amy Ellen McBarron Varsity Girls’ Locker Room are two of the nine locker rooms that offer separate boys and girls facilities with showers, lavs, sinks and adequate space for all their needs. The two named rooms are larger and include lockers for secure storage capacity. Two more unnamed large locker rooms, four visiting team locker rooms and the Cape Cod Cubs locker room comprise the remainder of the locker room facilities for teams. Additional rooms at ice level include three coach’s offices, a rink manager’s office, the Barnstable Youth Hockey Association office, a First Aid Station and men’s and women’s officials locker rooms.

The Parking Lots and Landscaped Gardens cover about 2 acres of the campus at the HYCC, offering parking for 300 cars including accessible spaces within attractively landscaped grounds with meandering walkways and colorful gardens which are maintained by students with assistance from professional landscapers, again offering Barnstable Youths the opportunity to gain experience in a major industry on Cape Cod. In the summer months, children grow their own vegetables in “The Garden” on the front lawn of the Barnstable Community Horace Mann Public Charter School next door.

The Barnstable Skate Park is managed and staffed by the Leisure Services Division and housed within an 8,000 sq. ft area offering two of the largest outdoor concrete bowls in New England in addition to a 4,000 sq. ft. street course as well as rental services for all your safety equipment. The park is fully staffed with qualified and trained employees to ensure your enjoyment of our one-of-a-kind facility. ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL USERS! Call The Barnstable Skate Park at 508.790.6271 for seasonal hours of operation. The park is closed between November and April. Safety equipment is required!

The skate park is made up of two basic sections, the street course and the bowls. The street course is made up of quarter pipes, a bank ramp, vert wall, a two-sided fun box with double-sided grind rails, a roll-in, large and small mobile ramps and boxes, grinding rails and other obstacles. There are two bowls. The larger one is ten feet deep and the smaller one has a varied four to six foot depth with an entry ramp. The two bowls are accessible to each other through a small gap that is a favorite of users to ollie over. Built-in steel coping surrounds the entire bowl system.


Hyannis Youth & Community Center ~ 141 Bassett Lane, Hyannis MA 02601 ~ 508-790-6345. hycc@town.barnstable.ma.us Owned and operated by The Town of Barnstable