The First Shift Program returns to Gan!!, News (Gananoque Minor Hockey)

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Jun 01, 2021 | Administration | 281 views
The First Shift Program returns to Gan!!
Gananoque Minor Hockey Association has been selected to host the NHL and the NHLPA First Shift program in February 2022.

The First Shift program is designed to facilitate entry into hockey by offering a program that is ACCESSIBLE, AFFORDABLE, SAFE, and most importantly, FUN!

The First Shift is open to boys and girls, between the ages of 6 and 10 years old*, who have never previously enrolled in minor hockey within Canada. You do not need to live within GMHA hockey boundaries to enroll but the program is limited to 30 participants on a first come first serve basis, so register early!!

Your child does not need any equipment to enroll!!! Each participant will be expertly fitted at our Welcome Event by Bauer staff and will take home all the equipment ready to start the Ottawa Senator’s NHLPA First Shift program. 


The registration fee is $229 registration fee covers the 6 week program, player insurance, as well as head-to-toe hockey Bauer equipment. 

Registration begins June 15th at firstshift.ca

This includes:
• Head-to-toe equipment
• Welcome Event at the Lou Jefferies Arena
• Equipment fitting demonstration
• 6 consecutive weeks of 1 hour on-ice session with a focus on fun and learn to play



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Sponsors
Tim Horton's
THE FIRST GOAL IS HAVING FUN. The Timbits Minor Sports Program is a community-oriented sponsorship program that provides opportunities for kids aged four to nine to play house league sports. The philosophy of the program is not based on winning or losing, but on learning a new sport, making new friends, and just being a kid. Tim Hortons currently supports more than 300,000 children on teams in hockey, soccer, ringette, lacrosse, softball and baseball leagues in Canada. Our sponsorship includes jerseys, coaching tools, participation medals and a local “Timbits Jamboree” to help kick off, or wrap up each season. For more information on registering for a Timbits Program in your community, please contact your local minor sports association.