RED DEER - Registration is now open for Hockey Alberta’s Female Hockey Day on Saturday, January 25 at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge.
The day will feature on and off-ice development sessions for players, coaches, and parents – 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 University of Lethbridge Pronghorns will host the Mount Royal Cougars in a U SPORTS Hockey 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 Peewee.
An on ice goalie development session will be held for female goaltenders of all ages. A variety of skills and fundamentals will be covered by some of Alberta’s best goaltending instructors.
*All goalies are invited to participate in the player sessions free of charge. Please indicate your interest on the registration form.*
Try Hockey - Youth & Adult
There will 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.*
Coach Development Session
A Coach Development Session is being hosted for all coaches involved in female hockey, which includes a classroom seminar, and on ice instruction.
Coaching Basics for Hockey Moms
The Coaching Basics for Hockey Moms will cover all of the basic facets of the game, which will give hockey moms the knowledge to coach and interact with their players confidently.
For further information, please contact Taryn Baumgardt at [email protected].