Female Hockey

Female Hockey Essentials

Do you want to grow your female participation numbers? Esso Fun Day programs provide new-to-hockey female players of all ages with a free, fun introduction to Canada’s game.
Take a step-by-step look at the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence and get more information on the CIS, CWHL and development initiatives, o...
Seeing how much fun their kids were having, a group of hockey moms in Chetwynd, B.C., got out of the stands and onto the ice. By doing it fo...

The game of female hockey has been played for more than 100 years, and has been growing exponentially since 1990, the year of the first official women’s world championship. Today, it is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world.

Hockey Canada has the information you need to succeed in all areas of the sport. Whether you are an aspiring player, coach, official, parent or association member, it’s time to lace up the skates, crack the books, strap on the pads and get into the great Canadian female game!

Players and Officials

  • Opportunities and learning the road to Team Canada
  • Starting out or building skill level
  • Learning the history of the sport

Coaches

  • Developing player strategies
  • Designing practice and year plans
  • Skills and drills

Parents

  • Understanding the female game and its opportunities
  • Development recommendations
  • Contacts and organizations

Associations

  • Programs available
  • Hosting and promoting local events
  • Growing your female game

Find all of this and more at www.hockeycanada.ca/femalehockey.

For more information, please contact Hockey Canada’s manager of hockey development, Teal Gove, at [email protected].

Videos
Photos
DEV: Girls go global in Calgary
Calgary hosted female players from every corner of the country for the Canadian leg of the IIHF Global Girls’ Game.
2018 WGHW: Celebrating the female game
Canada joined with 41 countries around the world as part of the eighth annual World Girls’ Hockey Weekend
HCC: Getting the all-star treatment
HCC: Getting the all-star treatment
HCC: Welcome to Canada’s game
HCC: Welcome to Canada’s game