RED DEER - Registration is now open for Hockey Alberta’s inaugural Female Hockey Day, Saturday, December 15 – with everything happening at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer.
The day will feature on and off-ice development sessions for players, coaches, and officials – all to celebrate female hockey. All ages and skill levels are welcome to join. To help us celebrate, and to conclude a full day of Female Hockey Day activities, the Calgary Inferno will host the Toronto Furies in a Canadian Women’s Hockey League game.
Player Development sessions are ongoing throughout Female Hockey Day, including on and off-ice instruction for current female players at all levels, from Intro to Hockey (Initiation and Novice) to Midget. Player Development sessions have a registration fee of $15 per participant, which includes a ticket to the Inferno/Furies game.
*NOTE - Some sessions are currently full. Please contact Taryn Baumgardt at firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a waitlist*
Try Hockey - Youth & Adult
There will also be Try Hockey sessions offered for both youth and adult females who are looking to play hockey for the first time. Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank will be on site to outfit all new players with equipment, and to accept donations of the following new or gently used equipment:
- Ski’s & Snowboards (Under 120cm)
- Large Skating & Hockey Helmets
- Small Goalie Equipment
- Baseball, Soccer & Football Gear
- Badminton Racquets
- Rollerblades (Size 4 and Under)
- Basketball Shoes (All Sizes)
*All participants in the Try Hockey sessions must complete an EQUIPMENT OUTFITTING PACKAGE and attach it to their registration.*
Game Day Speaker Series
In conjunction with the CWHL Game, a Game Day Speaker Series is being hosted for all coaches involved in female hockey, which includes a seminar, an opportunity to watch the Calgary/Toronto game, and a de-brief after the game.
Female Officials Clinic
Female officials are also invited to take part in Female Hockey Day with a FREE afternoon clinic, that includes classroom and on-ice sessions.
Additional tickets for the CWHL game are available for purchase online, or at the door at $17.25 each (GST included)
Experience the Dream Contest
Hockey Alberta invites YOU to enter the Experience the Dream contest for a chance to skate with the Calgary Inferno of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League!
The Inferno will battle the Toronto Furies during Female Hockey Day on Saturday, December 15 in Red Deer, and one winner will be chosen to join them on ice during the warm-up and National Anthem.
To enter, tell us who your female role model is (hockey or hockey-related) in a paragraph or short essay, outlining why you look up to them. Please also include a photo or drawing of your female role model.
*Contest is now closed. The winner will be announced on December 12*