U7 HL Program (West Northumberland Girls Hockey Association)

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U7 Program

The Hockey Canada U7 program has been designed to make the first contact with hockey a safe and positive experience. It is a structured, learn-to-play hockey program designed to introduce beginners to the game's basic skills. It enables participants to become contributing members of a team effort, develop self-confidence, and experience a sense of personal achievement. These goals are achieved in an atmosphere of fun and fair play.

Program Objectives:

  • A comprehensive program for the development of young children as hockey players.
  • A focus on skill development and fun without the pressures of winning.
  • An aim to create participants and instructors who will continue to enjoy the game.
  • The motto is Fun, Fitness and Fair Play.

Season Information:

  • Season start: beginning of October
  • Season end: end of March
  • Holiday Break: no sessions between December 25 - January 2
  • Sessions: approx. 20 ice times, 60 minutes each
  • Registration Fees: $425
  • Age Groups: Players under the age of 7 as of December 31 of this year.
Starting with the 2017-18 season Hockey Canada mandated that "Initiation-aged players receive age-appropriate programming on cross-ice or half-ice surfaces." Consistent with this policy, our U7 program will be half-ice throughout the season. For more information about U7 ice setups, please Click Here


Players can register for the program at: WestNorthumberlandGHA.rampregistrations.com

Our U7 program focuses on ensuring the players first impression of hockey a good one! When players get started on a positive note, they automatically enjoy the game and usually go on to have fun playing hockey for many years.

For any questions about the U7 program, please email us at [email protected]