Cochrane Field Hockey


Cochrane Field Hockey

Interested in trying the exciting sport of field hockey? There is no age limit to when you can start! Field hockey is one of the most popular in the world so there must be something great about it!

Field hockey is a non-contact game of possession, elimination, and tackling.

Players in this class will learn the rules of the game, proper grip and posture, ball and stick control, how to receive, trap, pass and dribble the ball and positioning. There will be fun games and a scrimmage to help reinforce the skills learned.  

Cochrane Rockies Funstix (ages 6-9), U14 Co-ed (ages 10-14), and U18 Co-ed (ages 15-18) are here for spring 2021! This league focuses on basic skill development while introducing team tactics. Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly games. League division will be determined by the number of registrants and COVID restrictions

Athletes will need shorts, shoes suitable for running on turf (NOT cleats) and water bottle. Mouth and shin guards must be worn at all times while players are participating in games or practice drills.

Prior to registering, please read the following protocols below on the COVID procedures to see if you or your athlete qualify.

Due to Alberta Health regulations, cohort groups must be limited to 50 participants for games and practices. We will set up a waitlist to help determine whether to open up more slots or not. Each training session is limited so please register as early as possible.

 

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Age Groups:

Funstix (ages 6-9 born)

U14 Co-ed (ages 10-14)

U18 Co-ed (ages 15-18)

Spring 2021 Important Dates: 

U14 & U18s Starts 1st week of May to end of June.

Funstix starts 1st week of May to end of June.

Practices will be held once a week and games on Sundays (currently Sundays will be additional practices due to Covid restrictions)

Spring program also consists of two full-day festivals (pending on COVID restrictions)

Funstix $110 + $48 Membership

  • Location Gleneagles
  • May 6, 2021 to June 27, 2021
  • Practice once a week on Thursdays between 6:30-8:00 pm at Gleneagles Field
  • Red Deer Festival June 5, 2021 (pending on COVID restrictions)
  • Calgary Festival June 27, 2021(pending on COVID restrictions)

 

U14 & U18 $260 +$48 Membership

  • Practices begin outdoors on Thursday, May 6, 2021
  • Location: Gleneagles
  • Currently we will be having an additional practice on Sundays due to the current restrictions.  Sunday Practice will be held at Gleneagles Field between 10am-12pm
  • Red Deer Festival June 5, 2021 (pending on COVID restrictions)
  • Calgary Festival June 26, 2021(pending on COVID restrictions)

  

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Select 2021 Cochrane Spring Junior Field Hockey

 

 

Junior League FAQ

Q: What equipment is required?
A: Athletes are required to wear a mouth guard and shin pads during practices and games.  T-shirts, long sleeve shirts, shorts, and athletic pants are recommended for games and practices.  All participants will be provided with a 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 canceled 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). 

    ahead to check availability.

 

Q: Where can I purchase a field hockey stick?
A: AA Sports - Sohail Abdullah: sohail63@gmail.com, or

    FHA - https://www.rampregistrations.com/login?v3=a71e044b upon registration

 

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

 

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 canceled 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 and snow as there may be

    field closures.  Practices will not be rescheduled.

 

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