15 Sep

Bunny Program 2017-2018 Season Kick Off!

The 2017 – 2018 season is set to kick off. The Bunny program is focused on developing skating ability, introducing ringette skills and having fun. Here is some information for you about our program, further information can be found here: http://www.westottawaringette.com/registration/bunnies/

The season will begin on October 7th at 9am for all Bunnies at GRC A. That day we will be introducing ourselves to the kids and splitting the Bunnies into groups. Groups will be determined by both age and ability.
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After the groups have been determined you will be told whether your child’s next ice time will be at 8am or 9am on October 14th.

We Need Volunteers!!!!
The program has been a success in the past because of the great volunteers we get. Please consider being part of the program. You don’t need to know a lot of drills; instructions will be provided for the volunteers. Here are some of the positions we are looking for:

Senior Bunny Coordinator – Communicate with the bunny families about the program, follow the skill development plan with other coaches and on ice helpers.

Senior Manager – this role will handle communications to bunny families around scheduling and social events, as well as be prime with our Junior manager to help organize Bunnyfest and and any other social activities

Coaches – we will have 3-4 groups who need 1-2 coaches who can lead/demonstrate drills and give feedback. No experience or certification necessary.

For further information please contact bunnies@westottawaringette.com

10 Sep

Fall Sort Out Schedule

The schedule for our Fall sort out sessions for U8 through U19 regional (recreational) teams is now available.  All players participating in a regional team must attend these sort out sessions for team balancing purposes.

The schedule can be found by going to the Team Schedule menu and selecting Fall Try Out and Sort Outs. ***Please ensure you check back often as changes may occur.

Note: As part of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), ALL U12 players must have their skills rated against the LTAD Skills Matrix.  Even if you attend tryouts for our Provincial teams, you must also attend the U12 Skills Matrix sessions.

04 Sep

Team Equipment Pickup

Head Coaches or Managers can pick up their team’s equipment at any of the following times once their teams have been made.

Wednesday, Sept 6, 7:30 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, Sept 9, 10:00-10:30 am

Wednesday, Sept 27, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, Sept 30, 10:00 – 11:00 am

All pickups are at the West Ottawa Storage locker

15 Sweetnam Drive, Unit 630 in Stittsville

If you have any questions, please email equipment@westottawaringette.com.

01 Sep

Come Try Ringette – Saturday, Sept 9th, GRC A, 2 pm

The West Ottawa Ringette Association is hosting a “Come Try Ringette” Event!

What: This is a FREE event for children ages 4 and up. All your child needs to bring is a helmet, skates, winter gloves or protective gloves and enthusiasm. Ringette sticks and rings will be available to borrow for the session.

There will be on ice helpers to assist new skaters. West Ottawa Executive members will also be available to answer any questions you may have and to provide more information about this great game.

*If you are already a WORA player, tell your friends about it or bring a friend to introduce her to this great sport! 

When: Saturday, September 9, 2017

On ice session:  2:00 – 2:50 pm      *Please arrive 20-30 minutes before the session in order to sign in and get ready for on ice session.

Where: Goulbourn Recreation Centre (Stittsville), Arena A, 1500 Shea Rd, Stittsville, ON

How: Please register on-line for this event on the Come Try Ringette web site here. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the wonderful sport of ringette!

For more information email secretary@westottawaringette.com.