Parents

Hockey Equipment

All hockey players in Didsbury Minor Hockey are required to have a full set of equipment in order to play. Hockey Canada sets the standards that we are required to abide by - it might seem a long list, but ensuring safety on the ice is the number one priority.

WHAT TO BUY

Must have items are:

  1. Helmet (must be CSA-certified)
  2. Neck guard (must be BNQ-certified)
  3. Shoulder pads
  4. Elbow pads
  5. Gloves
  6. Groin guard (jock/jill/cup)
  7. Hockey pants
  8. Shin pads
  9. Hockey socks
  10. Skates
  11. Hockey stick
  12. Practice jersey
  13. Equipment bag

Optional, non-essential items that can make the hockey experience a little better/easier are:

  1. Skate guards
  2. Water bottle
  3. Pucks
  4. Stick tape
  5. Sock tape/shin pad straps
  6. Spare stick
  7. Spare laces
  8. Stick wax
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RESPECT IN SPORT PARENTS

The Respect in Sport Parent Program helps define a standard of behaviour for all parents and create a more rewarding, safe and respectful environment for everyone involved. Parents want to do a great job supporting their kids. Respect in Sport provides parents with the tools to do just that.

WHAT IS RESPECT IN SPORT FOR HOCKEY CANADA PARENTS?

This 1 hour online program is designed to reinforce a parents role in a child's activities, encouraging positive sport behaviours, and empowers parents to ensure the safety of their children, encourage positive and effective communication, and to enhance a child's fun and camaraderie of the activity.

Respect in Sport (RIS) Certification is a requirement of Carstairs Minor Hockey Association and Hockey Alberta. We are certain Respect in Sport will have a positive impact on our game and we are committed to keep the momentum going! The cost of the Respect in Sport Course for Parents is $12 (as at April 2019).

Read more about the Respect in Sport movement.

RE-CERTIFY EVERY FOUR SEASONS
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HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR COURSE