Attention Lakeshore Lightning Families!
Do you or someone you know have a daughter who's looking to try female hockey for the first time?
Lakeshore Lightning will be hosting an Esso Fun Day on Saturday September 9th from 2:00 - 4:30 pm at the Atlas Tube Centre! Esso Fun Days are a free, safe, and fun introduction to hockey for girls and women! The event will consist of one hour session in the gym and one hour on ice!
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What is an Esso Fun Day?
Esso Fun Day programs are designed to familiarize beginners to hockey with basic skills in a fun, positive and welcoming environment at no cost to the first-time participant. It enables participants to become a team effort, experience team spirit, develop self-confidence and experience a sense of achievement.
Is there a cost to participate?
No! This program is offered free of charge to new to hockey players.
What will the event consist of?
- One on-ice session with a focus on basic skills and hockey concepts (60-90 minutes), led by certified instructors.
- One off-ice session with a focus on team-building, icebreakers and an introduction to the basic rules and terminology of hockey.
Do I need any equipment to participate?
Basic equipment is required to participate on-ice in an Esso Fun Day, including:
- CSA-certified hockey helmet
- BNQ-certified neck guard
- hockey gloves
- elbow protection
- knee protection
- hockey stick
Additional optional equipment may include hockey pants, socks, shoulder pads and jill.
Off-ice programs will require the following equipment, at minimum, depending on the scheduled activities:
- running shoes
- athletic clothing
All new-to-hockey players will receive Esso Fun Day jerseys as part of their registration in the program.
Where can I get equipment if I do not have any equipment?
Options to find equipment to use include:
- borrow from a sibling or friend
- contact a local sports equipment bank
How do I register?
Please register using the link below to register!
For any questions and/or inquiries about the event, please feel free to reach out to Carson Clarke Bartolo, the director of House League