We are busy getting things ready for the 2023 Discovery Hockey Season!
The season starts the weekend of October 1st and October 2nd.
We are creating the Saturday and Sunday teams and you will receive a TEAMSNAP invite once the teams have been created. REMEMBER you can add any family member to TEAMSNAP once you are on a team.
You will have the full season skate times in the schedule on your TEAMSNAP.
Team and Individual Picture day is TBD. (more information will follow)
There is no Hockey Remembrance Day Weekend November 11th or 12th for U7.
Hockey Edmonton U7 Fall Festival - TBD - Terwillegar Rec Centre
Christmas Break is December 22nd - January 5th, 2024. Skates resume the weekend of January 6th and 7th.
U7 - Discovery -
Discovery is a program for beginning skaters who are learning to move and skate while wearing hockey equipment.
- For the 2023-2024 season those born in 2019 are designated to the Discovery program.
- Discovery is not a prerequisite for the JR Timbits or SR Timbits programs.
- Discovery is a learn to skate, learn to play program and there are no hockey games played.
- This structured program teaches basic movement and skating through development drills for about 2/3 of each 1 hour ice slot.
- The remaining 1/3 of the session is devoted to playing non-competitive fun activities that develop the skills learned in the practice.
- The players are registered for group, there are no teams formed.
- Structured program (based on CHA Initiation program)
- No scheduled games throughout the season - practices only.
- 18 Skill Development Sessions 1 hour each from October to March
- Fall Festival Dec 2023 (To be confirmed)
- Winter Jamboree March 2024 (To be confirmed)
- Time and location to be confirmed for 2023-24 Season (we have requested Callingwod Arena)
- The Discovery program has traditionally run Saturday or Sunday (you choose one for the whole season)