2023 - 2024 INFO - U11 to U18 Rec Balancing


September 21, 2023 - Recreation Hockey Update

Recreation Balancing will begin on Saturday, September 30 at Shearwater rink. This first session will be a skills/skate session. Session times (groupings to be confirmed by September 28th).


·    U11: 8:00 – 11:00 am

·    U13: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

·    U15: 3:30 – 6:30 pm


U18 Balancing dates have yet to be determined.


We are in great need of volunteers to help with on- and off-ice tasks during balancing:


·    Player check-in

·    2-deep in dressing rooms

·    On-ice assistance


Please email Brian Bruce (recdirector@whalers.org) if you are willing to help with any of the above roles.

FRIEND REQUESTS: Players playing recreation hockey are able to make up to 3 friend requests. Please input requests via this link: Friend Request Form

We also wanted to make you aware of the following important items:

  • Parents are NOT ALLOWED in the dressing room at any time, approved volunteers/coaches only.
  • Parents will not be allowed in to tie skates, we will have volunteers who will be looking after that for any player that needs skates tied
  • Goalie parents will be allowed to help with goalie with their pads but are not permitted to enter dressing room.

Thanks for your patience and ongoing support. Let's get this season started and we look forward to seeing you all at the rink very soon!