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Hockey Canada Skills Academy


    A fully licensed Hockey Canada Skills Academy that specializes in performance training and skill development of student-athletes during school hours. The program is for male and female athletes in Grade 6, 7 and 8 attending Skaha Lake Middle School. The purpose of this program is to develop personal potential and a positive attitude for student-athletes to carry into all aspects of their lives. The program will consist of 30 ice sessions October to June.

    • Cost $1200
    • Deposit required at sign up $260 (by May 31st, 2024)
    • Professional on Ice Instruction provided by full-time staff from the Okanagan Hockey Group
    • On-Ice sessions will be delivered by a fully trained coach from the Okanagan Hockey Academy
    • On-Ice sessions include Goalie Instruction

    Program Fees Cover:

    • On-ice sessions (ice time rental)
    • Instructor Costs – on-ice and off-ice
    • Hockey Canada License
    • Coaching equipment and supplies
    • Fees include HCSA jersey and socks
    • Transportation Costs back to SLMS after ice sessions only

    Assessment and Evaluation:

    Students will be evaluated each term in the areas of on-ice and off-ice performance.  This will include their work and effort.  An evaluation will be included in each student’s report card.

    Insurance and Liability:

    Students and instructors will be insured through the BC Hockey and Hockey Canada

    Course Credit:

    Each student will receive equivalency for Physical Education.

    Please note:

    • All students must provide their own set of full equipment
    • The SLMS Hockey Skills Academy is open to both male and female players
    • We do not make up teams and play hockey games
    • Program is intended for individual skill development

    Student Responsibility while attending the SLMS Hockey Academy:

    • Attend Skaha Lake Middle School full time
    • Commit to academic responsibilities
    • Maintain excellent attendance
    • Be a responsible citizen within the school and community
    • Demonstrate a desire and commitment to improve
    • Work in a climate of spirit of cooperation

    Admission to the SLMS Hockey Canada Skills Academy is dependent upon students’ satisfactory standing in academic courses

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