U8 (Novice Minor - Hockey 3)
- Boys and girls born in 2013
- Three ice times per week plus "away games"
- Includes one session per week with a skill development coach
- One practice per week led by parent volunteer coaches
- Cross-ice games after December 1
- Game jerseys are loaned by the Association, families will be asked for a deposit cheque
- $599 for players registered by July 15
- $699 for players registered July 16 or later
- $100 Jersey Deposit
- Financial Assistance Information
- There will be a team fee which will include the cost of tournaments, on-ice officials (referees and linesmen) for Home games and miscellaneous expenses.
- All families will be required to contribute volunteer hours to the association.
Goals for the Novice Age Category
- Reviewing of basic skills
- Refining of basic skills
Recommended Novice Program Practice Time Allotment
- 75% Technical skills
- 15% Individual tactics
- 10% Team tactics
- 0% Team play
- 0% Strategy
- Hockey Canada Novice Program Information
- Hockey Canada Novice Pathway (Core Skills)
*Please note, you will experience ice cancellations due to tournaments and other events that are scheduled at the arenas. This is normal and factored into our pricing.
Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association
As one of the largest minor hockey associations in British Columbia, the Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association offers an integrated (boys and girls) minor hockey program from Initiation to Juvenile. Featuring both recreational ("C") and competitive ("A") streams, our programs operate out of the three different facilities in the City of Richmond: Richmond Ice Centre (RIC), Minoru Arenas (Stadium and Silver Rinks), Richmond Oval (North and South rinks).
We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.