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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the basic skills that will be taught at the introductory levels?

A: Players will be taught how to balance themselves on skates, how to skate forward and backward, how to stop, how to hold on to their hockey stick, and how to shoot the puck. We will also teach them the rules of the game.

Q: Do you have a checklist of required equipment?
A: Skates, helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, shin pads, gloves, hockey pants, stockings, stick, suspenders, shin straps, garter belt, supporter, cup, tape, bag, mouth guard, neck protector. Please see the EQUIPMENT page for more information.

Q: How can I become involved in the association?
A: Contact any of the board members. Their names and contact information is listed on the BOARD page. We are a volunteer association and encourage all our members to get involved and join in the fun. We welcome all our members to come to a board meeting and get involved.

Q: Why should I let my child play hockey?
A: Hockey is fun sport for kids of all ages, ability and size. It is a great way for your child to get physical activity especially during the winter months. They also develop lasting friendships because many of the children stay together playing hockey year after year. Our children become representatives of our community at games, tournaments and fundraisers.

Q: How much time will hockey take?
A: The season typically begins in September with registration, evaluations and the season usually ends in February. The amount of practices and games each week depends on the age level of the hockey player.