h-belowatom

This section will provide information regarding our Initiation and Novice divisions.

The "What to Expect" tabs will give a quick overview of the key dates, the ice times and the team/skill group compositions.

The Below Atom skill development program is developed and overseen by Vancouver Hockey School under the direct leadership of Derek Popke. Along with other members of his team, all age divisions will have on-ice assistance on a regular rotation throughout the season.

Skill Development

Tbirds, through the Vancouver Hockey School & ProFormance Goalie School operate a full skill development program. 

Cross Ice / Half Ice Hockey

While cross/half ice hockey is relatively new to BC, it has been a standard practice around the world for years.

Hockey 101

If you are new to the sport of hockey, these resources will help you understand the basics.

Parent Participation

Our parents are our most valuable resource and we want everyone to enjoy their experience - players, parents & team staff.

Starter Equipment Kit

Not sure of what equipment you need? This package will get you, and your little player, off to a great start!

Other Resources

Be sure to stay up to date on programs and information available to all of our Thunderbird players and parents.

Bring a friend to the Thunderbird summer camps!

With August comes the realization that September is not far away, and the time to start preparing for the return to school and all the extra-curricular activities that your child(ren) are involved in…including hockey! One of the best ways to get ready for another season is to jump on the ice with one of the…

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Anastas Eliopoulos smashes Canadian record!

On July 21, a Thunderbird alum, Anastas Eliopoulos reached an a new height on the international track stage where he won a silver medal for Canada at the PanAm while breaking a Canadian record in the 110m hurdles. Click here for the story posted on the UBC Thunderbirds website (where Anastas will be attending starting…

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Thunderbird Equipment Package for new players

Attention all up-and-coming hockey stars! As a proud partner of Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey, Cyclone Taylor Sports Oak Street is pleased to offer you a full player kit at a price of only $325 plus tax! This will totally outfit your son or daughter with everything you will need to get the season off to a fantastic start.…

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