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HOCKEY CANADA SKILLS ACADEMY

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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 approximately 47 on ice and 28 off-ice sessions operating from September to June.

 

  • Cost $1200
  • Deposit required at sign up $250 (by March 31)
  • Professional on Ice Instruction provided by full-time staff from the Okanagan Hockey Group
  • Off-Ice Instruction will be delivered by a Physical Education teacher
  • 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
  • Transportation Costs back to SLMS after ice sessions only

hockey-canada-skills-logo.gifInsurance 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.

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.

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 Skills Academy is dependent upon students’ satisfactory standing in academic courses

GradeLocationStartEndRegister
Grade 6Penticton, BCSeptember 2020June 2021
Grade 7Penticton, BCSeptember 2020June 2021
Grade 8Penticton, BCSeptember 2020June 2021

Looking for a program you can trust?

We have over 50 years of experience.

My time at OHA provided me an opportunity to grow as a person and athlete. Without OHA I would not have had the opportunity to play post secondary hockey. The life skills I learned at OHA are skills that I will have with me forever.