January 18 updates to self-isolation guidelines

In recent days we have been seeing an increase in Covid-19 cases within TBirds that is reflective of our broader Vancouver community. We are also seeing that our protocols are allowing our teams to be minimally impacted. It is essential that anyone who experiences symptoms isolates for the required period of time and completes the…

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TBird Protocols for returning to the ice in January 2022

We are currently still able to hold league games, practices and clinics in the same way as we were prior to the winter break. However, as you’ve likely seen in the news, the provincial guidelines and COVID testing requirements are changing quickly. So, in response, we’ve decided to implement some refinements to our protocols which…

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Ever considered being a referee? 

As a hockey referee you will learn life skill that carry on outside of the rink……..The last 18 months have been incredibly challenging in so many ways, but we take hope in that things are finally turning a corner, and there is “light at the end of the tunnel”.  As you know, minor hockey is back…

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2021-22 Parent Meetings – All Divisions

Over the past couple of weeks, our Board of Directors overseeing the U6-U9, Recreational and Rep divisions have held parent information meetings to provide an overview of the upcoming season. Thank you to the 487 parents that tuned into the meetings live! For those that weren’t able to join, the meetings were recorded and the…

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August 27 Memo: Thunderbirds Enhanced Mask Mandate

MEMORANDUM   AUGUST 27, 2021   TO:       ALL THUNDERBIRD MEMBERS FROM:  BOARD EXECUTIVE   SUBJECT: ENHANCED MASK MANDATE   Vancouver Thunderbirds has been and will continue to monitor current Covid 19 conditions. We will follow all recommendations and guidelines from our governing bodies, Hockey Canada, BC Hockey, PCAHA, as well as directives from the…

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Rep Coaching Lineup for 2021-22

We are excited to have such an incredible lineup of coaches leading the way for our rep program next season. We are still accepting resumes for a couple teams and hope we can repeat our unprecedented success from last year of having a contract non-parent coach for every rep team, but we also know that…

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Thunderbirds Summer Newsletter

As the summer days progress, we are getting more and more excited about the return to “normal” hockey in the fall and we can’t wait to see you all at the rink! For our new TBird family members, welcome – we look forward to meeting you. We wanted to share a few pieces of information…

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2020-21 Annual General Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us last night as we wrapped up the official business of the 2020-21 season and had some fun announcing our Thunderbird Award winners and Dale Cheney Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to all the winners, and really we could have handed out a few hundred awards this year with how many…

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