Covid-19 lockdown continues and the decisions on rink management for Waterloo Region arenas have been allocated. There will be no use of dressing rooms and the management of the arenas will continue to operate in Red or possibly Oranges as we progress through summer. Therefore I have planned all ice times based on being in Red (10 players on the ice plus coaches…no full day camps again this year). I’ve really loved the small group teaching over the last year…it’s more personable and each player gets more one on one attention from a “Professional Certified Hockey Canada Skills Coach” with years of experience as a coach / player at all levels of hockey.

I have 4-hours blocks of ice booked in Kitchener at Activa Sportsplex for late July and all of August leading up to the labour day weekend. And an FYI…all tryouts for the upcoming season will follow the Labour Weekend (Atom and younger will happen a week later). Here’s the breakdown:

July 26 – 30:            8:45, 10, 11:15, 12:30
Aug 3 – 6:                8:45, 10, 11:15, 12:30
Aug 9 – 13:              8:45, 10, 11:15, 12:30
Aug 16 – 20:            9, 10:15, 11:30, 12:45
Aug 23 – 27:            9, 10:15, 11:30, 12:45
Aug 30 – Sept 3:      9, 10:15, 11:30, 12:45

I would like to book as many groups of 10 players as possible in these time slots…so I encourage you to start organizing your homogenous group today. I will allow two weeks to organize group at a cost of $2250 / week (5 ice times per week…cost includes HST). After two weeks the cost will go up to $2500 / week for another two weeks. In one month I will open up the remaining ice times to individual registration (details for individual registration will go online at that time and will be similar to last year). Please email or call to book your group. There’s an online portal to book your group via payment by e transfer or credit card (you will need to confirm your ice times with me before booking online).

More programming could be added once we know for sure when we will come out of lockdown.

Kind regards, Eric 

Please note: Skills Plus Hockey is “A Licenced Hockey Canada Skills Development Program”  and has a lot of on and off ice teaching and training aids / equipment to challenge players at their skills and drills.

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