Apr 10

2015 Outdoor Season!

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It’s time to register for Halton’s 2015 Spring/ Summer Field Hockey Season.

Beginners welcome.  Invite your friends and come for the fun!

 

 

 

 

2015 Membership Application:

YOUTH – Age 6-13 as of January 1, 2015

An introductory program for players not yet in high school. Practices and games are Saturday mornings in late April to mid July and are played at Oakville or Burlington locations (subject to field booking). Season starts April 25.

Programs for:

  • Co-ed aged 6-8
  • Girls aged 9-11
  • NOTE: The Youth Recreational program for ages 12-13 on Saturdays is now FULL

Program Fees (both fees are mandatory):

  • Youth: Co-ed aged 6-8 $105. Aged 9-13 $125. Payable to Halton Field Hockey Club
  • Other mandatory cost: FHO/FHC annual fee $20.00 (6 and 7 as of January 1, 2015) $30.00 (8-13 as of January 1, 2015) Pay online at www.fieldhockeyontario.com
    *Note that FHO/FHC membership is valid from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015. If you were registered in the Fall or Winter program, you are covered for the Spring/ Summer session.

Questions? E-mail Patrick at youth@haltonfieldhockey.com

JUNIOR – Girls age 14 – 17 as of January 1, 2015

A local league that plays Monday and Wednesday evenings from May through mid-to-late July in Oakville, Burlington and Milton. All skill and experience levels welcome. Season starts April 27.

Program Cost:

  • Juniors – (under age 18 as of Jan.1, 2015) $185
  • Other cost: FHO/FHC annual fee $30. Pay online at www.fieldhockeyontario.com
    *Note that FHO/FHC membership is valid from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015. If you were registered in the Fall or Winter program, you are covered for the Spring/ Summer session.

Questions? E-mail Kristen at junior@haltonfieldhockey.com

Senior – Aged 18+ as of January 1, 2015

New for 2015 – Co-ed pickup sessions for 4 weeks

Want extra time to work on your game? Then consider enrolling in our new pickup sessions on Tuesday evenings

When: Tuesday evenings May 5, 12, 19 & 26 from 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School, 2420 Sixth Line, Oakville
Program Cost: $10 per week

 

A local league that plays on Thursday evenings on fields throughout Halton from late April through mid/late August. All skill and experience levels welcome. Season starts April 30.

Program Cost:

  • Women – (age 18 and up as of Jan.1, 2015) $170
  • Other cost: FHO/FHC annual fee $68. Pay online at www.fieldhockeyontario.com
    *Note that FHO/FHC membership is valid from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015. If you were registered in the Fall or Winter program, you are covered for the Spring/ Summer session.

Questions? E-mail Bonnie at senior@haltonfieldhockey.com

Apr 01

Try out for one of Halton’s Competitive Teams – The Thrashers

Are you looking for a higher level of competition than our recreational programs provide?
Do you want to play against skilled teams from other clubs?

TRY OUT FOR ONE OF HALTON’S COMPETITIVE TEAMS — THE THRASHERS

U12

  • For girls and boys born in 2003 & 2004
  • No tryouts — please come out to the first practice
  • Practice on Tuesday evenings, beginning April 28th
  • Will play in select tournaments (possibilities include May Meltdown, Nepean, CFHCC, Maverick Festival)
  • Please note — at most tournaments, this is a co-ed division

U14

  • For girls born in 2001 & 2002
  • Tryout: Tuesday, April 28th — 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Dr Frank J Hayden Secondary School
  • Practice on Tuesday evenings, beginning late April/early May
  • Will play in the Junior Women’s Provincial League (U14 division), as well as select tournaments (possibilities include May Meltdown, Nepean, CFHCC, Maverick Festival)

U16/U18*

Click here for the 2015 U18 Thrashers roster.

  • For girls born in 1997 to 2000
  • Tryouts: Saturday, April 11th — 11:30 am to 1:30 pm @ Norton Community Park second date TBA (week of April 13th-17th)
  • Tryout fee $25, payable to Halton Field Hockey Club
  • Practice on Tuesday and some Thursday evenings, beginning April 21st
  • Will play in the Junior Women’s Provincial League (U18 division), as well as select tournaments (possibilities include May Meltdown, CFHCC, Limelight Showcase)

U18 High Performance*

Click here for the 2015 High Performance roster.

For girls born in 1997 to 2000, looking to play beyond high school and/or in provincial programs

  • Practice on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, beginning April 14th
  • Will play in a number of tournaments (possibilities include May Meltdown, CFHCC, Syracuse Kai-Zen, Big Apple, New England FH Classic, Limelight Showcase) and possible local exhibition games

*For U16/U18 and high performance tryouts, please plan to attend both sessions. Consideration may be made, on a case by case basis, for those who cannot attend both.

For each team, program fees will be announced once costs are finalized, before practices begin.
If you intend to try out/participate, please let us know at thrashers@haltonfieldhockey.com

Feb 25

Volunteer with us!

Our Club is run entirely by volunteers, and we are always looking for enthusiastic folks to help keep things running smoothly. The Halton Field Hockey Club offers many opportunities to get involved on or off the field.

HFHC is currently looking to fill the following volunteer positions:

  • 2015 Outdoor Recreational Youth & Junior Coaches and Coach’s Assistants
  • Boys/ Co-ed Program Co-ordinator
  • Equipment Manager
  • Fundraising Co-ordinator
  • Legal Consultant

For a detailed description of these positions, please visit the Volunteer Opportunities page.

If you have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn, we want to hear from you! Please contact Michelle Greenway at president@haltonfieldhockey.com for more information.

Jan 28

2014 Children’s Fitness Tax Credit Receipts

Children’s Fitness Tax Credit Receipts for eligible payments in 2014 (for players born 1998 and later) have been sent out by email to the email address on file, and if someone has not received it they should verify that it was not directed to a Junk mail folder, then contact Treasurer@haltonfieldhockey.com if it still isn’t found.

Nov 28

2015 Winter Indoor Session

WINTER 2015 PROGRAMS AND FEES (age on January 1, 2015):

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2015 Winter Membership Application – 2015_Winter-Registration-FormPlayer Emergency Medical Contact Form

Youth (Ages 6 – 13)

Cost: $33 + 2014/15 FHO Fees (if applicable)
Date: Saturdays, January 10 – March 7 (9 weeks) from 8:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Sherwood Forest Park Gym, Burlington

8:30 – 9:30 am  – ages 6-8 co-ed
9:30 – 10:30 am – ages 9-11
0:30 – 11:30 am – ages 12-13

Junior Program info

Cost: $65 + 2014/15 FHO Fees (if applicable)
Date: Tuesdays, January 6 – March 31 (11 weeks) from 7:30 – 9:30 pm. No booking on February 16 (Family Day) or March 16 (March Break).
Location: St. Luke’s Elementary, 2750 Kingsway Drive, Oakville

You will need mouthguard, shinguards and gym attire and shoes, and a field hockey stick if you have one. The sessions are aimed at skill development, fitness and fun, and will include drills and games.

Senior (Age 18+)

Cost: $35 + 2014/15 FHO Fees (if applicable)
Date: Mondays, January 5 – March 30 (12 weeks) from 9 – 10pm. No booking on February 16 (Family Day)
Location: Sherwood Forest Park Gym, Burlington

Nov 19

Come join us in the 2014 Burlington Santa Claus Parade!

Halton Field Hockey Club has entered in the 2014 Burlington Santa Claus Parade on Sunday December 7.

We are currently looking for our membership to get in the holiday spirit and come out and walk the parade route with us!

Parade Route – http://cms.burlington.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=19343

Please be prepared to arrive on Prospect Street adjacent to the Burlington Mall for check-in and placement between 12pm and 1pm.

Please indicate your interest in participating by adding your name to the Google form  – http://goo.gl/forms/jwG8cYdnCY

Aug 24

Notice of 2014 Annual General Meeting

WHEN: Monday September 8, 2014, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WHERE: Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Dr, Burlington, ON L7M 0M4              
Check sign in foyer for Room assignment.

WHO: All members (players, coaches, associates, etc.) of the Halton Field Hockey Club and parents/guardians of U18 players. For players under 18 years of age, voting rights are held by the parent who signed the registration form for the player.

Note: If unable to attend, please complete and sign the 2013-2014 Proxy Form, and send with an attendee, or e-mail to info@haltonfieldhockey.com

 


AGENDA/ ITEMS OF BUSINESS

1. Minutes from 2013 AGM – View Minutes – AGM August 28, 2013.pdf

2. Business arising from minutes (if any)

3. Director Reports, including financial statement

4. Bylaw amendments

5. Election of Directors – The following positions are up for election at this meeting.  
*Interested parents/guardians are strongly encouraged to get involved in the Club as a member of the Board of Directors.  Please contact a member of the current Board of Directors (listed below) for further information.

  • Treasurer (2 year term)
  • Director – Junior Programs (ages 14 – 17), 2 year term
  • Director – Youth Programs (ages 6 – 13), 2 year term
  • Director – Marketing and Promotion, 2 year term. (If Bylaw amendments are passed as proposed this will become Director – Competitive Programs)
  • Note:  If Bylaw amendments are passed as proposed there will be an additional two (2) Directors-at-Large positions open for election. Ideally one of these positions would take responsibility for the Club Indoor Hockey programs.

6. Appointment of Auditor(s)

7. Feed-back from the members

8. Other business

Current Directors:

Jul 17

Looking for the opportunity to coach this Fall?

The Halton Youth Program is seeking coaches for all age levels for the Fall indoor program that runs Saturday mornings.

Interested? Contact youth@haltonfieldhockey.com for more information

Jun 23

U16 Ontario Summer Games Tryouts – Tuesday June 24

Ontario Summer Games is being held this year August 7 – 10 in Windsor.

This is an event that happens every second year, and is organized by the Ontario government (Sport Alliance Ontario) with the field hockey component being handled by partner Field Hockey Ontario.

Field Hockey is for the U16 age group (born in 1998 and later).

Tryouts for the Girls team from Halton /Hamitlton/ Niagara has been scheduled for this week Tuesday, June 24 from 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. at Norton South field in Burlington (Tim Dobbie Drive just off Dundas Street between Appleby Line and Walkers Line).

For further information visit
http://www.fieldhockeyontario.com/index.php/events/ontario-summer-games

Apr 28

U14 & U12 Heroes

Are you looking for more game opportunities than the youth program offers? Come out for the Heroes!

Please note – depending on numbers, cuts may be made. We expect to field teams of 14-18 athletes. From those teams, rosters of 12 (per division) will be selected to attend each tournament (selections based on availability, skill and commitment).

We are still awaiting confirmation of our field bookings, but will begin as soon as we hear. We expect to practice on Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8:00pm, likely at Notre Dame and Loyola Secondary Schools. A practice schedule will be distributed once everything is confirmed.

Our Heroes teams will play in the following tournaments:

U14

  • May Meltdown
    May 23rd – 25th in Mississauga
  • CFHCC Junior Tournament
    July 12th – 13th in Mississauga

U12 – please note, U12 divisions are co-ed

  • May Meltdown
    May 23rd – 25th in Mississauga
  • Nepean Nighthawks Junior Festival
    June 21st – 22nd in Ottawa

Tournament details will be distributed as they become available.
Questions? Email u14_heroes@haltonfieldhockey.com

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