BOW RIVER SPRING HOCKEY 2024

 

Basic Outline:

  • Program offered to 2nd Year Timbits through U18 aged skaters and goalies
  • Will generally play in same age group as previous hockey season – players could move up based on numbers to round out teams
  • Open to players from Bow River and other associations
  • One friend request per player allowed – must play at similar level, cannot guarantee but we will do our best to accommodate
  • Open to any skill level and gender
  • Strong emphasis on safe and fun hockey
  • We will do our best to have like skilled players grouped together
  • Games only, no practices
  • 3 on 3 / 4 on 4 / 5 on 5 – depending on attendance from week to week
  • Coaches decide teams for each group and may switch players throughout the season to ensure equitable skill levels and competitive play
  • Each player will receive a Bow River Spring Hockey jersey (yours to keep)
  • Cost: U9 half-ice $275, Intro to U11 full-ice $375, U11-U18 $325, Goalies $0
  • U9 skaters may need to rotate through the goalie position if not enough goalies register. Bow River will provide goalie gear in this instance.

 

Returning this season – Intro to U11:

  • 2015 players interested in learning the technical elements of formalized 5 on 5 hockey format.
  • Open to any interested 2015 player moving to U11 next season. 
  • Any 2015 player wishing to register for the U9 half-ice program instead will be able.
  • 5 on 5 full-ice format designed to help with the transition from half to full-ice
  • These sessions will be officiated to introduce full-ice concepts like icing, off-sides, and penalties

 

NEW THIS SEASON: U18 group

 

Tentative Schedule:

  • One hour per week on either Saturday or Sunday (consistent from week to week)
  • All ice times at Bowness Sportsplex
  • Spring Hockey will run from April 6-7th to June 15-16th, 2024
  • 10 weeks, no hockey on May Long Weekend (May 18-19th)
  • Saturday Ice Times (5 sessions; 10:00am to 3:00pm start times)
  • Sunday Ice Times (4 sessions; 12:15pm to 4:00pm start times)
  • Final groupings and scheduled times cannot be determined until player counts are finalized and groups are made. If you have a schedule restriction, please share it with the coordinator. Our best effort will be made to accommodate requests, but cannot guarantee.
  • Subject to change based on registration numbers

 

 

IMPORTANT:  Spring Hockey cannot run without COACHES and other volunteers.  Please select one of the volunteer options in your registration.  Coaches responsibilities include supervising locker rooms, refereeing, playing music and working the gate (plus setting up the boards for U9).  No actual “coaching” required.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at springhockey@bowriverhockey.ca

 

 

REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN FROM FEB 15th – MARCH 15th, 2024 THROUGH THE YELLOW LINK BELOW

*All withdrawals are subject to a $50 Administrative Fee. NO REFUNDS will be issued AFTER MARCH 15, 2024

 

 

Click here for link to registration – Opens Feb 15