Initiation Program Under 8 Information (BLOMHA)

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Initiation Program Information for the 2020 - 2021 SEASON:

Registration for the 2020-2021 season for Initiation Program is now open 
Follow this link to register

BLOMHA Under 8 Initiation Program

The age divisions are based on birth years as of December 31st, 2020:

Initiation Program Under 6 - 2015 / 2016
Initiation Program Under 7 - 2014
Initiation Program Under 8 - 2013

Player Registration Fee for 2020 - 2021: (Fee noted below is all inclusive)

Initiation Program U6, U7 & U8 - $520.00     After July 15th, 2020 - $570.00
Each participant will be assigned to a team, receive two ice times per week and a team jersey and socks.

What is the Initiation Program?

The Initiation Program is Hockey Canada’s premiere "Learn to Play" program and is the foundation of skill development for hockey in the Minor Hockey Alliance.

The Hockey Canada Initiation Program is designed for players 4, 5, 6 and 7 years old and clearly lays out how to get them started in hockey. Learning basic fundamentals they will have fun and develop confidence. The program consists of four phases of instruction, designed for any entry-level hockey player, helping introduce the skills of skating, passing, puck control and shooting in an age appropriate progressive manner.

Benefits of the Hockey Canada Initiation Program include:

    • Fun for all participants
    • Age appropriate skill development
    • More puck touches
    • Maximum ice usage with more time on ice for players
    • Increased competition for all players 

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT BULLETIN: Fostering a Love for the Game

2020 - 2021 Initiation Program Ice Times and Arenas: TBA

Programming will begin in early October 2020 and end the weekend before March Break 2021

Initiation Program Under 6: 
Saturdays TBD - Sundays TBD

Initiation Program Under 7: Saturdays TBD - Sundays TBD    

Initiation Program Under 8: Saturdays TBD - Sundays TBD

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