Esso Fun Day - September 9th, 2023, News (Lakeshore Lightning Girls Hockey)

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Aug 09, 2023 | Caelin Berek | 523 views
Esso Fun Day - September 9th, 2023
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! 


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
  • skates
  • 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