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Field hockey league has room for more players

THE COMOX VALLEY Field Hockey League has room for more players and has extended the registration deadline to April 30. - PHOTO SUBMITTED
THE COMOX VALLEY Field Hockey League has room for more players and has extended the registration deadline to April 30.
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The Comox Valley Field Hockey League had a fantastic turnout for their first Spring League practice on April 8. The enthusiast group enjoyed a fun and well coached practice. The great news is, the league still has room for more players.

The league is extending its registration deadline to April 30. If you’d like to try the sport before joining the league, the team is now offering new players their first time out for free. New players will then be allowed to drop in twice after that for a fee of $5.

"We hope that after three practices you’ll be as hooked on the sport as our members are and join the league," a spokesperson said. "The Spring League fees cover the cost of coached practices on Tuesdays, scrimmages on Thursdays and field hockey sports insurance which is important coverage for any athlete. It’s a great deal."

For more information about the league and spring registration, visit the league’s website at   www.comoxvalleyfieldhockey.ca.

To register for the 2014 field hockey season (April 8 to June 26) contact the Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371 until April 30.

Who can register: women, men, girls and boys ages 13 and up. Cost: Adults (ages 19-plus) $75. Juniors (ages 13-18) $45.

Practices: Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 13-68+ Learn to Play and Build Skills). Scrimmages: Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m. (ages 13 and above). Where: Queneesh Elementary School Field.

Equipment needed: Mouth guard and shin pads. Field hockey sticks will be provided by the Comox Valley Field Hockey League on loan at no additional cost.

 

– Comox Valley Field Hockey League

 

 

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