NHL/NHLPA First Shift (Stoney Creek Girls Hockey Association)

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Registration is closed - the First Shift program for 2022/2023 is SOLD OUT.


The Stoney Creek Girls Hockey Association is excited to provide an all-girls NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT program.
The program is open to girls ages 6-10 that want to fall in love with the game of hockey.

The NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT program is designed to ensure a positive experience for new-to-hockey families. We want families to experience the game at its best — to understand why so many Canadians feel an inherent love for the sport, and to stimulate a desire for continued participation. We want to take away any intimidation as it relates to equipment requirements, and/or rules of the game, remove potential safety concerns, and most importantly, provide an experience that is memorable and fun.

The cost of the FIRST SHIFT program is only $229.

Players will receive:
- A Fun Welcome Event
- Bauer Equipment from Head to Toe
- Equipment Fitting Demonstration

The program will take place at Gateway Arena and begin with a welcome event on Jan 18th, 2023.
The On-Ice experience with SCGHA includes:
- 6 weeks, 1 session/week, 1 hour per session

The program will run on Friday nights at 6:45pm at Gateway arena.
Friday, February 3rd, 6:45pm
Friday, February 10th, 6:45pm
Friday, February 17th, 6:45pm
Friday, February 24th, 6:45pm
Friday, March 3rd, 6:45pm
Friday, March 10th, 6:45pm

What's Next? 
The SECOND SHIFT starts immediately after the FIRST SHIFT ends.
Once these players get the hockey bug, they aren't ready to quit after 6 weeks.
So SCGHA runs another 6 week program called SECOND SHIFT to keep them going.

SECOND SHIFT continues at the Friday 6:45pm time slot and runs from March 10th until April 21st.
- 6 weeks, 1 session/week, 1 hour per session
Registration opens in February.

Friday, March 17th, 6:45pm
Friday, March 24th, 6:45pm
Friday, March 31st, 6:45pm
Friday, April 7th, 6:45pm
Friday, April 14th 6:45pm
Friday, April 21st, 6:45pm
Registration is closed - the First Shift program for 2022/2023 is SOLD OUT.

The Stoney Creek Sabres program and other FIRST SHIFT locations can be found here.