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Recreational Skills Sessions

We will be running a series of clinics over the season starting with our 6 week fall programs designed to get players soaring right from the start of the year.

Fall programming

Power Skating and Skills - U11/U13 Rec
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:45 pm @ UBC Protrans

Dates: September 27, October 4, October 18

An opportunity for U11/U13 Recreation players to develop and refine their skating skills and to elevate their game through participation in drills that promote the development of stickhandling, shooting, and passing skills.   

We would welcome a certified coach from the parents of those registered to join the sessions on the ice to provide support to the lead instructors. Please email camps@vancouvertbirds.ca if you would be like to be involved in this capacity.

Lead instructor: Matthew Adams
Assistant instructor: Julian Caldwell

Max participants: 24 skaters
Cost: $90

Click here to register.

 

 

Shooting and Scoring -  U11/U13 Rec
Tuesdays, 6:15 - 7:45pm @ Trout Lake

Dates: Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th

An opportunity for U11/U13 Recreation players to develop and refine their shooting, stickhandling, and scoring skills.

We would welcome up a certified coach from the parents of those registered to join the sessions on the ice to provide support to the lead instructors. Please email camps@vancouvertbirds.ca if you would be like to be involved in this capacity.

Lead Instructor: Mike Todd
Assistant Instructor: Harrison Brown

Max participants: 24 skaters + 4 goalies
Cost: $150

Click here to register.

 

 

Shooting, Scoring, and Scrimmage - U15 Rec
Fridays, 4:30 - 5:45 pm @ UBC Thunderbird

Dates: Oct 8th, Oct 15th, Oct 22nd, Nov 5th, Nov 12th, Nov 19th

An opportunity for U15 Recreation players to develop and refine their shooting and scoring skills, while playing with their friends.

We would welcome up a certified coach from the parents of those registered to join the sessions on the ice to provide support to the lead instructors. Please email camps@vancouvertbirds.ca if you would be like to be involved in this capacity.

Lead Instructor: Mike Todd
Assistant Instructor: Jordy Engleson

Max participants: 24 skaters + 4 goalies
Cost: $150

Click here to register.

 

Thunderbird Goalie School

The Thunderbird Goalie School is an in-house initiative for the association that provides the opportunity for additional instruction for goalies at all age levels from U11 to U18 in three groups.

  1. U11 Recreational and Rep / U13 Recreational: Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at Kerrisdale Arena  
  2. U13 Rep / U15 Recreational: Wednesdays from 7:45 - 8:45 pm at Kerrisdale Arena
  3. Elite group (U15 Rep / U18 Recreational and Rep): Wednesdays from 9:00 - 9:45 pm at Kerrisdale Arena

Note: Goalie to Instructor ratio is a maximum of 4 to 1.

Sessions will commence September 22 and will run through to January 12 (a total of 14 sessions). Sessions will not run over Christmas break. 

Registration is now open - click here to register. The fee for the 2021-22 program will be $650.

 

Refund Policy

If you cancel any time up to 15 days prior to the start date of the clinic, a full refund less a $25 processing fee will be refunded.
Cancellations made from 14 days prior to the start of the camp, a 50% refund will be provided.