2021-22 Fundamentals Program - U7

The information on this page is for our Fundamentals (u7) Program only. For more information on our other 2021-22 programs, please see the following pages:


2021-2022 Season Information and Fees:

  • Season start: October 3, 2021
  • Season end: March 20, 2022
  • Holiday Break: no sessions on December 26, 2021 or January 2, 2022
  • Sessions: 20 ice times, 60 minutes each + year end celebration
  • Registration Fees: $400
  • Age Groups (for the 2021-22 season): Players born in 2015, 2016

For 2021-2022, Fundamentals is planned to run with a minimum of 12 players to a maximum of 20 players per session, at the NTR on Sunday afternoons.

Refund Policy:

  • Fundamentals registrations include a $190 amount that covers each player’s portion of league overhead and administration costs - including: association expenses (rent, salaries, etc.); OWHA registration and Hockey Canada insurance for players and team officials; use of Competitive jerseys sets, and socks for each player. This portion of the registration fee is 100% non-refundable once the season begins.

Registration Links:

Please register through our online system.

NOTE: players who are not residents of the City of Barrie or Springwater Township must also choose the NON-RESIDENT FEE package when registering. Failure to select this package where required could result in late fees or other penalties.

FUNdamentals is a great way to introduce young players to Canada's favourite game!

The Hockey Canada Initiation Program has been designed to make the first contact with hockey a safe and positive experience. It is a structured, learn-to-play hockey program designed to introduce beginners to the game's basic skills. It enables participants to become contributing members of a team effort, develop self-confidence, and experience a sense of personal achievement. These goals are achieved in an atmosphere of fun and fair play.

The Initiation Program is a progressive, learn-to-play teaching curriculum. Children learn through participating in practice drills and informal modified games. The program consists of four phases of instruction, designed for any entry-level hockey player, which introduce the skills of skating, passing, puck control and shooting in a progressive, one-step-at-a-time manner. 

Initiation Program Objectives:

  • A comprehensive program for the development of young children as hockey players.
  • The focus is on skill development and fun without the pressures of winning.
  • It aims to create participants and instructors who will continue in the game.
  • The motto is Fun, Fitness and Fair Play.

Starting with the 2017-18 season Hockey Canada mandated that "Initiation-aged players receive age-appropriate programming on cross-ice or half-ice surfaces." Consistent with this policy, our Fundamentals program will held on the smaller ice surfaces at National Training Rinks once again this season. Read more about Hockey Canada's Age-Appropriate Programming Policy.

The main goal is to make the beginner’s first impression of hockey a good one! When players get started on a positive note, they automatically enjoy the game and usually go on to have fun playing hockey for many years.

 For questions about our FUNdamentals program, please contact youthhouseleague@bwha.ca

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