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Hockey Camp & Skills Development

This camp offers an opportunity to improve hockey skills in a fun, challenging, and encouraging environment. Inclusions are a minimum of ten hours per week of on-ice activities such as power skating and hockey skills development. Dryland training, swimming and outdoor activities will also be included. The expectation is that the camper will be aware of how to skate, balance, and stop prior to joining the camp. Your child will also learn skills including sportsmanship, competition, sports skills, communication, and team playing.

Dates: August 12th to 16th, 2024 (5-day camp)

Cost, Times & Ages:

Full Day (9AM-4PM, ages 6-9) Cost: $320.00 (HST Exempt)

Full Day (9AM-4PM, ages 10-12) Cost: $320.00 (HST Exempt)

** Campers must be within the minimum or maximum age at the start of the program. No exceptions. **

Location: Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre (700 10th Street East)

Instructor:: Mitch Wright's hockey career began with the Arran Elderslie Ice Dogs and Grey-Bruce Highlanders minor hockey association. Mitch then played 4 years of Jr. B. hockey with the Owen Sound Greys and the Elmira Sugar Kings. Graduating from Jr. B, Mitch went on to play 4 years of Canadian University hockey for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. Mitch is the head coach for the U18 Grey-Bruce Highlanders as well as one of the organization's skills instructors. Mitch is also co-owner of a hockey skills company that has been operating for over 5 years in Owen Sound.

What to bring: CSA approved helmet and full hockey or ringette equipment, including a hockey stick. 
Running shoes, gym attire, hat, sunscreen, lunch, and beverage/water.

A non-resident membership card is not required to register.  

If your child has an allergy, please refer to our Anaphylaxis Policy and be sure to complete an Individualized Plan.

If you would like to register for the Hockey Camp online, please click below:

REGISTER HERE

Focusing on developing a player's shooting, passing, puck control, and puck protection, our Hockey Skills Development Program will ensure you are ready for the upcoming season.

Dates: Wednesday's from June 12th to July 31, 2024

Levels: U10 to U11 (ages 9-10), U12-U13 (ages 11-12), U14 to U16 (ages 13-15)

Goalies: If your child is a goalie and would like to participate in their age level as the goalie, please contact Nicole Olmsted at nolmsted@owensound.ca or 519-376-4440 ext. 1256 to register.

Times: 4 pm - 7 pm

Cost: $175.00

Location: Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre (700 10th Street East)

Instructor: Brad Tiley played for the Owen Sound Greys and won an OHL Championship with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds during a three year Major Junior career. Brad's 18 year career in pro-hockey led him to stops in the NHL (Phoenix Coyotes and Philadelphia Flyers), AHL, IHL, Europe, and Asia. In 2000, Brad won the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL's Top Defenseman. Brad has also served as an Assistant Coach of the Owen Sound Attack.

What to bring: CSA approved helmet and full hockey or ringette equipment, including a hockey stick

A non-resident membership card is not required to register.  

If your child has an allergy, please refer to our Anaphylaxis Policy and be sure to complete an Individualized Plan.

If you would like to register for the Hockey Skills Development Program online, please click below:

REGISTER HERE

Need more information?

Call City Hall at 519-376-4440 ext. 1256 or email Nicole Olmsted for more information on these programs and other recreation opportunities.

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