Parent Resources

 Insurance Information/Handout

Insurance Handout/Information


Hockey Alberta's Initiation Program- NEW



Would you like your child(ren) to play hockey but are unable to afford it?  Below are some links which can help you:

Vermilion KidSport

Vegreville KidSport

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program

Grant Programs in Alberta


If you are new to hockey, these links are perfect for you!

What equipment does my child need?

Equipment Fitting- Helpful Hints

Hockey 101: An Introduction to Canada's Game

Safe & Fun Parent Manual

How to Fit A Hockey Player with Equipment


If you are a seasoned Hockey Parent, please fell free to check out the following links:

An Unofficial Guide to Being a Hockey Parent

The Sports Parent Commitment

What Do Those Referee Hand Signals Mean?

10 Reasons Why I Would Never Coach Hockey

Concussion Awareness




Are You a Bad Hockey Parent?

Warning:  Video quality is terrible.



From Child's View, Parents Find Full-Ice Hockey No Fun

To demonstrate how a full sheet of ice looks to a child, USA Hockey put adult players on an extra large rink with giant nets to simulate what a child sees. The players found the games tiring, difficult and said they would lose interest quickly in the sport if that was what they faced. See how adult players opened their eyes to what is being taught by the American Development Model of cross-ice hockey and small-area games.



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