Calgary Junior Programs


Calgary Junior Programs

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Calgary Junior Field Hockey Programs  Spring (April- June) & Fall (September- October)

U18 League - Ages 14-17(co-ed) - This league continues the reinforcement of basic skill while introducing advanced skills, systems and set-plays. Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly 11 vs 11 game (depending on overall registration numbers). Beginners welcome!

U12/U14 League -Ages 8*-13  (co-ed)-  *(8 year olds must have field hockey experience to participate in U14 league, otherwise it is recommended they gain experience at Funstix) This league focuses on basic skill development while introducing team tactics. Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly game. Game format will be determined by number of registrants.

Funstix Ages 6-9 This grassroots program introduces young athletes to the sport. This program is based on the fundamentals of field hockey.   Basic skills are taught through fun drills, and weekly mini-games.

 
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Calgary U18 League


U18 League - Ages 14-17 (co-ed)

This league continues the reinforcement of basic skill while introducing advanced skills, systems and set-plays.  Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly 11 vs 11 game.  Practices start the week of September 2 and the season runs until October 28.  Beginners welcome!

Practices will be on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday nights (depending on the night you select).  Games will be on Saturday or Sunday.
All practices and games in fall will be at the University of Calgary Field Hockey Turf located at 3876 Collegiate Rd NW, Calgary, AB 

Teams & available practice days:
Monday nights: Cougars 7:45-9:00pm 
Wednesday nights: Saracens/Thunder/Bluestreaks 7:30-9:00pm
Thursday nights: Astros/Maroons 7:30pm-9:00pm 

 

Calgary U12/U14 League

U12/U14 League -Ages 8*-13 (co-ed)
*(8 year olds must have field hockey experience to participate in U12/U14 league, otherwise it is recommended they gain experience at Funstix)

This league focuses on basic skill development while introducing team tactics. Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly game. League division and game format will be determined by number of registrants. Practices start the week of Sept 2 and the season runs until October 28. Beginners welcome!

Practices will be on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday nights (depending on the night you select).  Games will be on Saturday or Sunday.
All practices and games in fall will be at the University of Calgary Field Hockey Turf located at 3876 Collegiate Rd NW, Calgary, AB 

Teams & available practice days:
Monday nights: Cougars U12 6:30-7:45pm & U14- 7:45-9:00pm 
Wednesday nights: Saracens/Thunder/Bluestreaks 6:00-7:00pm
Thursday nights: Astros/Maroons U12 -6:30-8:00pm & U14 - 7:00-8:30pm

Equipment

Athletes will need shorts, shoes suitable for running on turf (NOT cleats) and a field hockey stick. Please e-mail Huyen at hwaycjp@gmail.com if you would like to rent a stick for the season.
Mouth and shin guards must be worn at all times while players are participating in games or practice drills.

If you have any questions regarding the Calgary Junior Programs please contact Huyen at hwaycjp@gmail.com

 

Calgary Junior League FAQ

Q: What equipment is required?
A: Athletes are required to wear a mouth guard and shin pads during practices and games.  A field hockey stick is also required and can be rented from the FHA office for the season, please let the league administrator know that you need a stick prior to your first practice.  A $50 deposit cheque is required for stick rental.  The cheque will not be cashed if the stick is returned at the end of the season.

T-shirts, long sleeve shirts, shorts and athletic pants are recommended for games and practices.  All participants will be provided with at T-shirt jersey for games and matching socks.  Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather, games will go even if it is raining, they will only be cancelled for lightning.  Running shoes or field hockey turf shoes are required for games, please only wear cleats at practices/on grass facilities.  The University of Calgary Field Hockey turf is a turf shoe or running shoe facility only, cleats damage the surface.

Q: Where can mouth guards, shin pads or practice socks be purchased?
A: Most sporting good stores carry these items (Sport Chek, Sport Mart, Kicks, etc).  Call ahead to check availability.

Q: Where can I purchase a field hockey stick?
A: AA Sports - Sohail Abdullah: sohail63@gmail.com
Kicks- http://www.kickssports.ca/

Q: Where can I learn the basic rules of field hockey?
A: The following link is a good start: http://www.fieldhockey.ca/en/howtoplayfieldhockey 

Q: Can I select a specific practice night?
A: We will do our best to keep practice nights consistent when possible, but due to limited field availability there may be changes in practice nights.

Q: Where is the University of Calgary Field Hockey Turf located?
A: Hawkings Field - University of Calgary

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Q: It is game day and it is raining out, will there still be a game?
A: Games will run during the rain and light snow, they will be cancelled if there is lightning or the conditions become dangerous.

Q: It is raining and there is a practice scheduled, do we still have practice?
A: The league administrator may cancel practices in heavy rain as there may be field closures.  Practices will not be rescheduled.

For additional questions please contact Huyen at hwaycjp@gmail.com

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