U7 - Discovery - 2017
U7-Discovery is a program for beginning skaters who are learning to move and skate while wearing hockey equipment.
- Cost of the program is $175.00. Fees can be paid in Full or 3 Payments.
- For the 2021-22 season those born in 2017 are designated to the U7-Discovery program.
- U7-Discovery is not a prerequisite for the U7-JR Timbits or U7-SR Timbits programs.
- U7-Discovery is a learn to skate, learn to play program and there are no hockey games played.
- This structured program teaches basic movement and skating through development drills for about 2/3 of each 45 minute ice slot.
- The remaining 1/3 of the session is devoted to non-competitive fun activities that develop the skills learned in the practice.
- The players are registered by group, and placed on team rosters, but they continue to play as a group except for the Hockey Edmonton Tim Horton's Fall Festival and Winter Jamboree.
- Structured program (based on CHA Initiation program)
- No scheduled games throughout the season - practices only.
- Will include a mini hockey game at the end of the season with their group.
- Participate in Hockey Edmonton Tim Horton's Fall Festival (in December) and Winter Jamboree (in March).
- 18, 45 minute sessions from October to March
- 2021-2022 ice time details have not been received. Historically we have had U7-Discovery ice has been Friday evening at Kinsmen Arena.