The First Shift program is designed to ensure a positive experience to new-to-hockey families by offering a low-cost entry program to hockey. All the equipment and necessities for the program is provided so all you have to do is show up and get involved!

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Burnaby Minor Hockey Association is planning to host the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program in October 2021. 

Registration for the next session will open June 15 at 9am (Pacific Time).

To register or for more information, please visit www.firstshift.ca.

If you have additional questions, please contact firstshift@burnabyminor.com


Open to boys & girls aged 6 to 10 years, who have never registered in minor hockey before.    On-ice sessions with fun drills are always on the same day of the week, same time and same rink.


$229 registration fee that includes a full set of Bauer hockey equipment and six on-ice sessions (tentatively scheduled to start sometime in October).


Proper-sized equipment fitted by experts and Hockey Canada-provided insurance.


Hockey Canada curriculum with drills focused on fun to stimulate a desire for continued participation in hockey.