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House League and Rep team news will be added to this main page. Please scroll down to see what is new within your club.


Welcome to Burlington Girls Hockey Club

The Burlington Girls Hockey Club has been offering a safe and fun place for young athletes to play hockey since 1996.  We currently have over 700 girls (and growing) playing Canada's favourite sport. We offer programs for girls ages 4 to 18 at both the house league and competitive (rep) levels.  We are a not for profit corporation managed by an executive board and run by hundreds of volunteers.  

For members arriving on our new website, you will find familiar sections so you can easily navigate to your favourites pages and also new functions and capabilities with more to come.

 Any feedback on our new site can be directed here.

 Go CUDAS!!


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Midget BB Team Looking for Players

Midget BB is looking for additional skaters - forwards preferred.  Imports will be considered.  Please contact Head Coach Chris Rollo at crollo1@cogeco.ca.

Bantam BB Team Looking for Players

Posting Date: Friday, September 20

Bantam BB is looking for a defensive player. Imports will be considered.  Please contact Head Coach Paul Tomas at ptomas@victaulic.com


For a list of available CUDA apparel, please open the pdf.

NEW Barracuda Apparel and Accessories Now Available at Al's Source for Sports

Posting Date: Friday, September 19

The new 2014-15 Burlington Girls Hockey Club (“Barracuda”) Apparel and Accessories Catalogue is now available! 

Al’s Source for Sports (3485 Fairview Street) is now taking orders in the store on a drop-in basis.  Products and sample sizes are now in stock on the “Barracudas Wall” and delivery time will range from 1-4 weeks depending on the product.  Team Managers, please note the bulk discounts for team orders.

Many Barracuda items will be stocked at Al’s throughout the year, while others will not be kept in stock, but can be custom ordered from the catalogue at any time.  Don't miss this opportunity to grab your Cudas gear for the season!


HOUSE LEAGUE UPDATE

Posting Date: Friday, September 19

House League Players will be contacted by their coach at the end of next week (before September 28th).

The first practices will take place as follows:

  • Mon Sept 29--Midget and Bantam 
  • Wed Oct 1--Novice and Atom
  • Fri Oct 3--Tyke and PeeWee

Thanks for your patience and we are looking forward to a great season!


BGHC Joins Local Sporting Community to Support Flood Victims

Posting Date: Friday, September 19

As a member of the larger Burlington community and in co-operation with the Burlington Sport Alliance (“BSA”) and Burlington Community Foundation (“BCF”), The Burlington Girls Hockey Club is requesting the generosity of our membership to support a very local and very real cause – financial aid for victims of the August flooding in Burlington. Please visit http://www.burlingtonfoundation.org/flood and consider the following ways we can help our neighbours and support the community. 

Flood Relief Donation Centre - 728 Burloak Drive (just south of QEW)

Tel: (289) 828-2707

https://www.facebook.com/burlingtonfloodrelief?fref=ts

A temporary flood relief donation centre is now open to the public. The location will accept clothing, blankets, linens, towels, new and used toys, baby items like diapers and formula, and adult diapers.

Donate Directly to Burlington Flood Relief Fund

Donations can be made directly to CIBC Bank – account #04762/4845617. Tax receipts are available for donations of $25.00 or more and will be issued by the Burlington Community Foundation. Donation tracking forms have been created to assist sport groups in recording contributions and can be accessed by contacting the Burlington Sport Alliance All cheques are made payable to the Burlington Flood Relief Fund and 100% of all donations will go directly to flood victims. 

The need for financial assistance is great and together, we can truly make a difference. We thank you in advance for your generosity.

For further information, please read the following pdf (see attached)


Apply to be a Part of Team OWHA for IIHF World Hockey Weekend

The OWHA is once again participating in the IIHF World Hockey Weekend by entering teams in the World Girls Hockey Weekend Long Game. This is one hockey game that spans the entire country and moves from province to province as the day progresses, with a cumulative score running for the entire game.

This was a great event last season and we did have one of our BGHC girls selected to play on Team OWHA. We encourage you to read all about this on the OWHA website at www.owha.on.ca and apply to be part of the team. House league players are especially encouraged, but the application process is open to all girls aged Atom through Midget.

Please log into the Survey Monkey (link below) if you and/or your daughter are interested in being part of Team OWHA Canada.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BZBJTL3

For further information, dates, and times, please read the following pdf.


Coach Stream Clinic

The BGHC is hosting a Coach Stream Clinic on Saturday October 4th, at the Appleby Arena. Registration is at 7:30 am with the sessions running from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. A light lunch will be provided.  

Skates, helmet, stick and gloves are mandatory for the on-ice session.  

Cost is FREE for BGHC coaches but they must register to reserve a spot.

Cost for non-BGHC coaches is TBD, registration is also required.  

There will be an online component to this course that needs to be completed BEFORE the clinic.  Information on this is still pending from the OWHA.

Please complete the regisstration form below and email to development@bghc.ca.

Space is limited.
 


Hockey Officials

New BGHC Officials

Thank you for the overwhelming response for new officials. At this time we are no longer accepting new referee applications. 

 

Referee Re-Certification

The BGHC is hosting a referee recertification clinic on September 27th, Appleby Arena. Junior (Level I & II) clinic from 8:30-12, and Senior (Level III & above) clinic from 1-4:30.

The document below is the OWHA Referee Registration Form. PLEASE: Read this material, register for the Burlington clinic, and complete the next three pages of this package and bring them with you to the clinic with your appropriate fee payable to the “OWHA”.

To register for Burlington please send your request to the BGHC Referee-In-Chief at http://dirwin9@bell.net


The BGHC would like to thank our sponsors and encourage our membership to support them as you can. See our LINK page for sponsor list.