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  1. Who is the program for?
  2. Do I need to know how to skate?
  3. How do I register?
  4. Where is it offered?
  5. How long is the program and what is the cost?
  6. If I register, do I get to attend every class at all rinks?
  7. Are there instructors, referees and timekeepers?
  8. Do I have to wear equipment?
  9. Is equipment provided?
  10. How do I know what equipment to purchase?
  11. Will there be information about how to wear and use the equipment needed?
  12. What is the buddy bonus program and how does it work?
  13. Does the program put me on a hockey team?
  14. What if I want to be a goalie?

 

  1. Who is this program for?
    The program is co-ed for adults 18 and over who want to learn how to play hockey.

     

  2. Do I need to know how to skate?
    No, the instructor is able to accommodate those of all skating levels and abilities.

     

  3. How do I register?
    Registration is done online through Discover Hockey or by calling 1-877-685-6245.

     

  4. Where is it offered?
    For the session locations and maps, please see Co-ed Adult Beginner Hockey Program or Discover Hockey.

     

  5. How long is the program and what is the cost?
    The program is for 12 weeks and includes 12 on-ice sessions and 2 classroom instructional sessions. All classroom instructional sessions will take place at Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre. The cost is $399 plus GST.

     

  6. If I register, do I get to attend every class at all rinks?
    No, each time and location is considered one program. You are not able to transfer between programs throughout a session.

     

  7. Are there instructors, referees and timekeepers?
    Yes, they are all included in the program.

     

  8. Do I have to wear equipment?
    Yes, you are required to wear full hockey equipment. A jersey is provided.

     

  9. Is equipment provided?
    No, you are required to provide your own equipment.

     

  10. How do I know what equipment to purchase?
    View the equipment checklist - discoverhockey.com.

     

  11. Will there be information about how to where and use the new equipment needed?
    Yes, at the beginning orientation.

     

  12. What is the buddy bonus program and how does it work?
    The buddy bonus program entitles you to a $50/person savings when you register with 2 or more friends at once. In order to get the Buddy Bonus savings you MUST register online at Discover Hockey

     

  13. Does the program put me on a hockey team?
    Yes, your program participants will become your hockey team.

     

  14. What if I want to be a goalie?
    Instruction is also provided on how to be a goalie. Only 2 goalies will be allowed per class. If you have questions about becoming a goalie, contact Candace from the NCHL at cpeace@nchl.com or 1-877-685-NCHL(6245) ext 3.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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