Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey - Skate.Shoot. Soar.

And it's a wrap!

March 26, 2018

Wow! What a season! It seems like it was just a short time ago I was knee deep in tryout jerseys and yet here we are in March able to look back on an amazing season.

We could not have done anything this season without our parents who stepped in to fill roles as coaches, division and team managers, HCSP personnel, volunteers with the various fundraisers and events, and every single person who hung out in the box to run the clock and keep score. Hockey is a sport that requires a lot of people to make it happen, and we have some of the best parents around who step in and make it possible for our players to play.

As we move into the off-season, we want to encourage you all to take some time away from the rink at some point to recharge and remember how much you do love being on the ice - distance makes the heart grow fonder after all! Take some time to play another sport, chill with friends and family at a few BBQs, hit the beach, remember what it's like to be warm (at some point our weather will allow that!). Then when you jump back into getting ready for next year, it will be an exciting time again.

A few things coming up to take note of:

  • Thunderbird Appreciation Night for all of our team and division staff and other key helpers this season is taking place April 24th - Thunderbird Awards will be handed out based on all nominations received.
  • Season registration for next season will start in April for returning players and June for new players.
  • Summer camps (running August 13-17 and 20-24) will be open for registration in April
  • Rep tryouts will begin August 25 (more information to be posted in June)
  • Coach applications for next season for both head and assistant roles for all levels are now open - click here for more information 

See you at the rink in August!

What's happening now?

Summer Camps

Summer Camp registration is now open! Click here for more information. Early bird pricing until May 31st.


Registration Update

June 1: Returning Player Registration Opens

June 15: New Player Registration Opens

Click here for more information on registration.


Coaches for 2018-19 Season
Calling all coaches for 2018-19! Click here for more information.


Rep Tryouts

Please note that tryouts will begin on August 25th. We are finalizing the schedule per division and will have more information in June, but if you are interested in trying out for rep for the 2018-19 season, please do not book any vacation from August 25th through to September 15 as all sessions must be attended to remain eligible.


T-Birds News Corner

Thunderbird Appreciation Banquet Recap

Last night, the TBird family gathered together to celebrate our volunteers from this past season. With a room full of coaches, managers, safety persons, officials, and event volunteers, the Board of Directors spent the evening handing out some hardware. Based on nominations from the membership, stories of incredible commitment became the theme of the event.…

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Welcoming a new member of the TBird family

We are excited to announce that Audrey White will be joining the Thunderbirds staff as the Membership and Events Coordinator. In addition to being a League Manager with Pacific Coast for the past 8 years, Audrey has been a team manager for 8 years and a division manager for 5 years with Burnaby Minor. Audrey will…

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Thunderbirds Hearts are in Humboldt

The last few days have brought the hockey family to a place of utter brokenness. No words can ever come close to the magnitude of emotion that has touched millions around the globe. We have witnessed unprecedented support focused on the epicentre of the tragedy – a small town in Saskatchewan few outside of the…

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Thunderbird Snapshots

April 12 - Board meeting

May 10 - Board meeting

Thank you to our Partners!