First Shift Program Back for 2024-25, News (Barrie Women's Hockey Association)

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Jun 27, 2024 | Rob Emerson | 134 views
First Shift Program Back for 2024-25
The Barrie Women’s Hockey Association is proud to announce that we have once again been selected to offer the NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT program.

And this season will be BIGGER THAN EVER as the BWHA hosts TWO First Shift Sessions!

- Kick-off event and equipment fitting - October 30, 2024
- 6 weekly sessions from November to December, 2024

- Kick-off event and equipment fitting - March 17, 2025
- 6 weekly session from March to April, 2025

The First Shift program is open to children ages 6-10*, who have never previously enrolled in minor hockey within Canada or the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program. The program focuses on the fundamentals of hockey, and showing new players how fun it is!

*To be eligible to participate, children must be born between January 1, 2014 and May 1, 2019.

The cost to participate is $299.00 which includes the 6 week on ice program, player insurance, as well as head-to-toe hockey Bauer equipment - including helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, pants, shin guards and skates! The equipment is provided at the welcome event and a week or two later players will attend weekly on ice session for a period of 6 weeks.

Registration is open now! Space is limited to 30 players per session so register early.

To register or for more information about this program please go to:

If you have any questions regarding this program, please reach out to
[email protected].