Girl’s Division for the 2015 season
After an extremely successful 2nd season the WPBHL girl’s division is expanding to include more teams! The Girls division plays at the Jimmie Simpson Rink (Queen St. East and Booth Ave.), which is part of the Jimmie Simpson Community Centre facility.
To answer questions you may have regarding this division, we’ve prepared the FAQ below.
• Who is eligible to register for the Girls division?
Girls Tyke (2007 and 2008 YOB)
Girls Novice (2005 and 2006 YOB)
Girls Atom (2003 and 2004 YOB)
Girls PeeWee (2001 and 2002 YOB)
Girls High School (1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 YOB)
• When does registration for the Girls division begin?
Online registration for Returning Players begins at 8AM on Saturday January 10, 2015
Online registration for New Players begins at 8AM on Saturday January 24, 2015
• How do I register my daughter for the Girls division?
Registration for the Girls division will be the same process as our existing online registration system through our website with payment by credit card (cheques are not accepted).
• How many groups/teams will there be?
There with be five age groups; we plan on having a total of 20 teams with 4 teams per group
• What days and times do the age groups play?
Games will start on early April6. Games are on both Saturday and Sunday through to the end of June.
➢ Girls Tyke will play @10AM and 11AM
➢ Girls Novice will play @12 noon and 1PM
➢ Girls Atom will play @ 2PM and 3PM
➢ Girls Peewee will play @ 4PM and 5PM
➢ Girls High School (TBD)
• Is my daughter able to register for the co-ed Withrow Park division?
Returning and new girls may register for the co-ed division if they please. Female players may not register for both divisions and acceptance will be based on availability.
• Why does the girl’s division play at the Jimmie Simpson rink?
Withrow Rink is currently at capacity with our existing WPBHL co-ed youth division programs. JS offers the best local alternate facility, with a newly refurbished rink, separate male and female change rooms and proximity to the staff and facilities of the JS Community Centre. JS also offers the capacity to expand the Girls division to more teams and additional age groups in the coming years.
• Are there opportunities to play competitive ball hockey through the WPBHL Girl’s houseleague division?
The past years the WPBHL’s Girls division has sent teams to play at the OBHA tournament in July. We plan to play at this tournament again this year. Try out dates and times will be communicated after the season is under way.
• How can I get involved?
We are looking for female coaches and rink staff (ages 16+) and timekeepers (ages 13+). Karen Decker is the Director for the Girls Division and all enquiries should be directed to her attention at firstname.lastname@example.org. Karen is a member of the WPBHL Board. We need to get the word out that we are anticipating that (with the expansion) there will be spots available in the most divisions.