UPDATE #2: Rules have now been added. See below UPDATE: This is meant to be a small tournament with the focus on the Family Day tournament. This one WILL NOT be an all day tournament. Get your registrations in immediately so that schedules may be created. The tournament is a go for this Friday, Feb 1. Use the registration form to sign up your team and contact either Jeff or Stacy asap to hold your place. If you require any additional information contact those guys with the information provided in the registration form.
Jeff and Stacy braved the bitter cold this weekend and finished creating a 2nd ice surface. We ask that hockey be played on the rink with the lights and the ball diamond rink be used by recreational and young skaters. Please share the surfaces with all users and either take trash with you or put it in the garbage bins. Weather is looking great leading up to our first scheduled Pond Hockey tournament on Fri. Feb 1 (PD for KPRDSB). Contact Jeff for details.
Please remain off the rink and have patience. To all we regret the late start for the rink this year, the warmer than usual weather conditions have put a bit of hamper on the start-up. The last 3 weeks have seen plus numbers on the thermometer. Yes, there have been rinks posted as open on social media showing people skating various ice conditions. Not too many areas are like the sports fields, it’s not a simple task to flood and have a safe ice surface with a gravel base and straight sand underneath that when the temperature isn’t below freezing….
2018 Castleton Cup Pond Hockey Tournament Schedule Tomorrow looks like it’s going to a great day for the tournament. Please be at the fields a minimum of 15 minutes before your schedule time. This is meant to be a fun day for all please be respectful of everyone involved. We also ask that you maintain a safe distance from the zamboni when it is in operation. Good luck
DUE TO THE UNFAVOURABLE WEATHER FORECAST THE TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17. Deadline fo registration is Monday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. UPDATE The weather is looking favourable for our annual Pond Hockey tournament scheduled for Monday, February 19, with great news. A second rink has been installed that has allowed organizers to offer a 19 and over division. Same rules apply. Contact either Jeff or Stacy to register (information below) The tournament will run if weather conditions permit
Once again the rink is closed due to warm weather conditions. STAY OFF THE ICE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. We understand a free activity is attractive but if the ice is used before it has fully frozen again you are only making more work for our volunteers. No one is paid to make the rink usable, this is entirely undertaken by a volunteers. It has also been brought to my attention that certain users aren’t cleaning up after themselves when they are done skating. Our volunteers are putting in hours at night or early in the morning before they start work,…