NEW MINI SAINTS PROGRAM, News (Brantford Community Hockey League)


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Jul 05, 2023 | Sandra Gagne | 783 views
Brantford Community Hockey League is very excited to launch our new Mini Saints program this fall for beginners!


Our NEW BCHL Mini Saints program is designed for beginners just starting out! This introductory program will teach the necessary beginner skills and focus on a positive experience full of fun and excitement.

If the beginner has fun, develops basic skills and builds confidence, there is a better chance they will go on to enjoy hockey for a lifetime!

The goals of this program are:
• To have fun while learning to play hockey and engaging in physical activity.
• To learn the fundamental skills required to advance to Little Saints Learn to Play (4+)
• To develop and refine basic motor patterns.
• To be introduced to the concepts of cooperation and fair play in a group setting.

BCHL Mini Saints Program Outline

  1. Mini Saints is a learn-to-skate program for beginners prior to joining the Little Saints Learn to Play program next season.
  2. No parents will be allowed on the ice.
  3. Participants must be 3 years of age to register and be able to participate in a group setting.
  4. Participants will be divided into groups based on ability.
  5. Mini Saints will be run by the Program Coordinator, adult volunteers chosen by the coordinator as well as BCHL players from the U13 division.
  6. There will be 2 separate sessions per hockey season. Fall and Winter with a separate registration and fee for each session.  Each session will run for 10 weeks and each weekly ice time will be 40 minutes in length. 
  7. All participants must be dressed in full hockey equipment, including a regulation neck guard, and bring a hockey stick.
  8. Hockey jerseys and socks will be provided for each session.
  9. Picture day will occur later in the year and participants from both sessions will be able to attend.
To register, please CLICK HERE
Waterous Holden Amey Hitchon LLP - TAKE A SHOT Program Sponsor
Waterous prides itself in its active participation in all aspects of the community. This service reaches all spheres with our lawyers have served in leadership roles within organizations. Our firm has been based in Brantford for over 90 years
For kids, getting active means building their self-esteem, nurturing their creativity, and connecting with their community. That's why Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities supports programs like ours, so that together we can remove the barriers to sport and play that so many Canadian kids face. To learn more about how Jumpstart can help or to apply for a grant, visit
West Brant Window World - Little Saints Program Sponsor
Since 1993 West Brant Window World has made a very strong presence in the window and door market in the Southern Ontario Region. This is because we go above and beyond to ensure the products we sell are installed properly for many, many years of customer satisfaction. Something important about us is our care for our community. We support our community by donating to local charitable groups and youth organizations.
Schut's Brick, Stone & Landscape - BCHL Cup Sponsor
We are here to assist you with your entire project from concept to completion. We invite you to be inspired by our showroom where you can view many brick, stone, paver and retaining wall options in person. Our friendly staff is happy to show you materials relevant to your project and provide you with expert installation techniques. We also provide free estimates and product samples upon request. For homeowners we offer the added service of helping you find contractors within your city. We hope you find our website informative and please don’t hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.
What's The Scoop? - U13 Bears Team Sponsor
Paris Twisted Treats & What’s The Scoop are owned and operated by the mother and son ice cream dream team – Brandon and Melanie Mears. Together since opening in 2015, the duo has demonstrated passion, dedication and love for their small family owned business. They value excellent customer service, quality local products and supporting the community.
Adam Marshall - BCHL Cup, U13 & U15 Golden Eagles Team Sponsor