Return to Play

Cohort Sport Model

The establishment of a cohort will limit the number of people that each individual will come into contact with, reducing the risk of transmission and ensuring quicker contact tracing by health authorities should an outbreak occur. Each cohort will be comprised of a maximum of 50 players. Players are restricted to ONE cohort currently within our organization. If you’d like to change cohorts we require a two-week break between activities. Individuals should limit the number of cohorts outside of hockey tourney that they belong to so they can reduce the number of people they are interacting with.

Players should wear always wear a mask within the cohort environment when outside the field of play if they are not able to maintain physical distancing. This does not apply to players of the same cohort on the same team sharing a bench.

Game Day

Prior to each game every player will need to fill out a health assessment which will be electronically delivered.

City Property

The City of Vancouver has their own set of guidelines which must be adhered to. These are subject to change but the latest may be found here

The city has also provided us with floor maps of the rinks we are using
Hillcrest Floor Plans
Trout Lake Floor Plans
Sunset Floor Plans
West End Floor Plans

Choose your Cohort

Groups of friends and teams are welcome, but must sign up individually.

Sparkle Cohort (40 skaters) – min 8 ice times (12 hrs)

We will provide each player with the opportunity to select 1 out of 2 ice times a week after fees are paid. This will be on a first come first serve basis.
Each ice slot will include 1.5 hours of ice time, limited to a maximum of 22 players including goalies.

  1. Tuesday Hillcrest 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  2. Friday Hillcrest 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Dream Cohort (40 skaters) – min 7 ice times (10.5 hrs)

We will provide each player with the opportunity to select 1 out of 2 ice times a week after fees are paid. This will be on a first come first serve basis.
Each ice slot will include 1.5 hours of ice time, limited to a maximum of 22 players including goalies.

  1. Thursday Sunset 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  2. Saturday Hillcrest 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Bubble Cohort (40 skaters) – min 15 ice times (15hrs)

We will provide each player with the opportunity to select 2 out of 4 possible ice times a week after fees are paid. This will be on a first come first serve basis.
Each ice slot will include 1 hour of ice time, limited to a maximum of 22 players including goalies.

  1. Monday Hillcrest 10:30 PM – 11:30 PM
  2. Wednesday Sunset 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  3. Saturday Trout 11:30 PM – 12:30 AM
  4. Sunday Trout 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Newbie Cohort LEARN TO PLAY (11 skaters) – 12 ice times guaranteed

This is our learn to play program and is limited to new players. We will have a coach on Saturday nights and a free skate on Sunday nights to practice.

  1. Saturday Trout 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM – instructor led
  2. Sunday West End 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM practice skate

Goalies Spots

Die Hard and Bubble cohorts will have up to 10 goalie spots available and each goalie will need to be registered and have paid a nominal fee to help cover some of the increased costs and their insurance. Goalies must also commit to a minimum number of games. Again these are first come first serve spots

Choosing your cohort games

After payment every player must provide us with their username on the hockeytourney registration system. Then a hockeytourney admin will connect your username to the appropriate cohort group and schedule. Only players within the cohort will be able to access the respective schedules and select games. All ice times will be posted and available. Players may then sign up for two sessions a week, more can be chosen for certain weeks by contacting us to override. Players can drop or cancel ice times if they cannot make it. Players within the cohort will be allowed to pick up extra ice times when they become available.

To access the schedule after you’ve paid read this

There are no options for payment plans due to the limited number of player spots. If a cohort does not make a minimum number to be viable we will reduce the number of choices per week, while giving players a chance to get a full refund. Insurance is included in each package price along with GST.

Safety guidelines are subject to change based on the provincial guidelines. Refunds will be honoured before the first ice time, you may also sell your spot as long as the safety protocols are followed when introducing a new player to the cohort. In the event we cannot sell your spot and you must drop from the cohort a 50% pro-rated refund will be given. 100% pro-rated refund will be given if the City closes rinks again.