Jul 09

Update for Youth members – Saturday, July 11 session

To all of our Youth members and parents – this Saturday’s session (July 11) will be cancelled for our 9-11 yr and 12-13 yr groups.

The 6-8 yr group at 9 am will still continue as scheduled.

Any player wanting to join our “Teach the Parents” session at 9 am is welcome!

Jul 07

Notice of 2015 Annual General Meeting

WHEN: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – 6:30 to 9 pm

WHERE: Haber Community Centre, Community Room 1
3040 Tim Dobbie Dr, Burlington, ON L7M 0M4

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 2014/15 Proxy Form, and send with an attendee, or e-mail to info@haltonfieldhockey.com

 


AGENDA/ ITEMS OF BUSINESS

1. Minutes from 2014 AGM – View Minutes from 2014 AGM September 8, 2014

2. Business arising from minutes (if any)

3. Director Reports, including financial statement

4. 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.

  • President (2 year term)
  • Secretary (2 year term)
  • Director – Youth Programs (ages 6 – 13), 1 year term
  • Director – Senior Programs (ages 18+), 2 year term
  • Director-at-Large – 2 positions, 2 year term
  • Director-at-Large – 1 position, 1 year term

Click here to view job descriptions for these roles.

6. Appointment of Auditor(s)

7. Feed-back from the members

8. Other business

Current Directors:

Jun 05

Volunteer with us!

Our Club and Board of Directors 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:

  • 2015/16 Youth Program Director
  • Director at Large
  • 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.

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!

 

 

 

 

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.

We may have started, but there’s still space available on select Junior teams.  E-mail Kristen at junior@haltonfieldhockey.com to inquire.

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

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.

We may have started, but there’s still space available on select Senior teams. E-mail Bonnie at senior@haltonfieldhockey.com to inquire.

Program Cost:

  • Women – (age 18 and up as of Jan.1, 2015) $170
  • Other cost: FHO/FHC annual fee $68+ tax. 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

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.

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

Feb 05

HFHC supports and is committed to zero tolerance policies

The Halton Field Hockey Club supports and is committed to the Zero Tolerance/ Rzone policies in place in the communities in which we operate.

What is Zero Tolerance/ Rzone?
An operating procedure that identifies a code of conduct which applies to community recreation and cultural centres, facilities, parks and programs. The procedure enforces a set of expectations around violence, vandalism and inappropriate behaviour for participants and the general public.

Respect for Yourself; Respect for Others; and Responsibility for your Actions to improve the safety, appearance and environment of our community.