Coach & Volunteer of the year Nominations
Volunteer Appreciation Night & Dinner
Spring hockey is an ideal way to conclude the season and complete the gap between winter and summer sports. For some, it is a good workout before the spring tryouts, for others, it is a perfect opportunity to enjoy hockey with friends before separating for the summer. Either way, the spring league is an ideal workout for the young athletes.
March 21st Update - As a result of extremely low registration numbers for Novice & Atom - Regrettably both Divisions have been cancelled.
There will be only be teams in PeeWee and Bantam/Midget (the Bantam Midget a combined division playing in a 3 on 3 format). Our Spring Hockey Program is open to all players who played minor hockey in Kingston and the surrounding area. It is truely a great experience to be able to play with other young people from different leagues, throughout our seven (7) week season. Spring Hockey starts the first week in April and runs through until the Victoria Day weekend.
Each year, the Church Athletic League supports CAL hockey players in their pursuit of post-secondary education by granting bursaries to eligible CAL participants. Up to two (2) bursaries are awarded in recognition of outstanding commitment to community service, athletics and academic excellence.
These bursaries reflect the achievements of young hockey players who are committed to their community, athletics and academic achievement. The purpose of the bursaries is to help the students to offset the high costs associated with continuing their post-secondary education.
Player Development Coaching Applications 2018 - 2019 Season
The Church Athletic League has, and continues to promote one of the best player development programs in South Eastern Ontario through it's PD Panthers Teams/Program.
Coaching Resumes are now being accepted for the 2018/2019 season for all Roster Select Teams, Novice Through Midget.
Deadline for submission is Monday April 30th 2018.
PD Coaching Application Form
Novice & Tyke Programming News
18 Sept. 2017
The CAL Board of Directors, in consultation with our Hockey Committee, are expanding our Tyke & Novice Divisions this season, with the co-operation of Kingston Area Minor Hockey. New this year, our Novice Teams will be playing regularly scheduled games not only amongst our own CAL Teams, but also games with KAMHA's Novice Teams. Tyke Teams will be playing in the new "half ice format", with both CAL & KAMHA Tyke Teams. It is our belief that we must focus on optimizing the hockey experience for our youngest players in order to keep them interested in playing hockey next year and into the future; too often, our kids leave hockey entirely after their first or second season in the sport because of an unsatisfactory experience. This is a "Pilot Project" for this season only, and will be reviewed at the end of the 2017-18 season. Teams will continue to have their weekly practice, and their games will, for the most part, continue to be on Saturday mornings. Schedules for Novice & Tyke are available onlne. With additional teams to play games against, we believe this will improve the experience at these two (2) age levels for all of our participants.
We welcome any and all feedback from your experience over the course of this hockey season.