Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks are proud to announce that the inaugural First Strides event of the 2010.11 season will be hosted in West Kelowna, BC at Royal LePage Place. This event will be held on Tuesday, September 14th as part of the Canucks visit to Penticton and the Okanagan region for rookie camp and training camp.
The First Strides program is open to 72 registered BC Hockey initiation and novice players aged six to eight for both boys and girls. Participating players will be working side by side with qualified BC Hockey course conductors and local minor hockey coaches where they will develop fundamental hockey skills along with learning the important concepts of fair play, fitness, safety, team work and employing a positive attitude. Registration information can be found on Canucks.com/firststrides.
For more information on other programs offered by the Canucks Centre for BC Hockey please go to Canucks.com/grassrootshockey or call 604-899-7770.
WHAT: Canucks First Strides (Registration on Canucks.com/firststrides)
WHEN: Tuesday, September 14
WHERE: Royal LePage Place
2760 Cameron Road
West Kelowna, BC