Kindergarten

Spring League Program for Kindergarten (born 2011)

The aim of the U6 program is to introduce basic skills of field hockey whilst having fun.  We keep the groups small so that the players have many opportunities to touch the ball.  Many small games will be played to introduce basic skills of field hockey.  The focus at this age is on fun, movement and safety.  

Teams: No formal teams are created although players will be grouped in numbers of approximately 10 players.

Uniform: A t-shirt and socks will be provided that you can keep. Please wear black shorts.

Location: William Griffin Turf, North Vancouver

Dates: April 10th to June 12. No sessions April 17th & May 22nd.

Practice: Mondays.  Girls play 5-6 or 6-7pm. Boys play 6-7pm.

Games: Mini games will be part of the Monday sessions.

Cost: $95

Registration is now open until the 15 February 2017.

Click here for registration instructions. (The division name is "Girls (or Boys) Spring League") 

What Do I Need?

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All players are responsible for providing the following equipment:

  1. Running shoes or turf boots for artificial turf. Soccer cleats are not permitted on Rutledge Field but are allowed on other artificial turf fields.
  2. Shinpads - soccer shinpads.
  3. Mouthguard - standard plastic sports mouthguards can be purchased at many sports stores. To mold the mouthguard to the shape of your mouth so it is more comfortable, place it in boiling water for about a minute. Then take it out and hold it in your mouth for a minute.
  4. Field Hockey stick
For more information about where to get equipment, see Equipment Suppliers on left menu bar.