Hockey Edmonton DISCOVERY Program
Hockey Edmonton's Discovery is a program for beginning skaters who are learning to move and skate while wearing hockey equipment.
This program is for brand new skaters, learning to skate with hockey equipment and incorporating hockey skills throughout the season. This program will remain on the weekends with each session being 60 minutes long. Ideally this will be for children born in 2012 (4 years of age), also dependent on skill level.
- (2012 Birth Year) 4-year old's as of December 31
- Discovery is separate and distinct from the Initiation Program; It is for brand new skaters, learning to skate with hockey equipment and incorporating hockey skills throughout the season
- This structured program teaches basic movement and skating skills through development drills from Phase 1 of Hockey Canada's Initiation Program Manual
- Non-competitive fun activities are also incorporated to further develop the skills that were learned
- Hockey Canada Membership and Insurance coverage
- Instruction from Certified Lead Instructors (1:10 ratio)
- TIMBITS Uniforms
- Group formation of 10-12 players
- Cross-Ice Hockey setups for efficient use of ice
- All sessions to be held on prime-time weekend ice slots
- (20) 1-hour shared ice Skill Development Sessions
- TIMBITS Festival - December 10-11, 2016
- TIMBITS Jamboree - March 18-19, 2017