WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES MY CHILD NEED?
All Equipment items are "mandatory" unless otherwise noted.
CSA-approved helmet with full face protection (cage) & chin straps
hockey gloves (NO lacrosse gloves)
protective cup jack/jill
soccer-style shin pads with socks covering shin pads or pants covering pads (soft or hard plastic material)
OR you can use D-Gels
a one-piece shin guard w/ knee pad
supportive running shoes (no skater shoes)
a hockey stick with wooden or composite blade (no plastic blades)
Highly recommended - soft knee pads (no ice hockey shin pads)
Highly recommended - soft elbow pads - must be covered up by long-sleeved jersey or long-sleeved t-shirt (no ice hockey elbow pads)