South West Zone Welcomes the Comets!

We are pleased to welcome our female athletes into their inaugural season in SWZ. Through the combined efforts of our Operating Areas, SWAT Hockey, and Confederation Hockey, we are pleased to be fielding all-female teams in the U9, U11, and U13 age categories. We wish you a fantastic hockey season! Checkout the Comets in action…

Plan to Return to Full 5-on-5 Hockey

Hockey Alberta has updated its season plan for all minor hockey associations to accelerate the return to full 5-on-5 play. In response to this, Hockey Edmonton has updated its Return to Play Guidelines on September 25, 2020. Originally, the plan was to return to full play when Alberta Health Services increased the allowable size of…

Player Development Camps Open

The SW Zone Hockey Association is once again pleased to offer a 10-week progressive Goaltender and Defenceman Development Camp, facilitated by Nathan Dempsey Hockey Advantage and instructed by Blair Falkner (Vimy Hockey Goaltending Instructor and teacher) and Nathan Dempsey (NHL alumni defenceman, Vimy Hockey Campus Director and Director of Nathan Dempsey Hockey Advantage). Details of…

Power Skating Registration is now OPEN

SWZ Hockey Association 2020 – 2021 Power Skating Registration is now open for our Power Skating program, designed and led by Quantum Speed! Click here to register.

President’s Update on 2020-2021 Hockey

August 22, 2020 With September approaching, families may have some questions surrounding what minor hockey will look like in SWZ this fall. Your SWZ Board has been doing a lot of planning in the background for a number of possible scenarios that we may need to face. Recently, Hockey Edmonton issued Return to Play Guidelines…

Return to Hockey

Hockey Alberta has completed a Return to Hockey Plan that incorporates the current requirements outlined in Stage 2 of the Government of Alberta‚Äôs Relaunch Plan, health and safety guidelines from Hockey Canada, and programming, registration, and sanctioning for Hockey Alberta. The Return to Hockey Plan is enclosed. The Plan and its appendices, along with other…

Announcing New EFHL Recreational Hockey League

Hockey Edmonton would like to announce the new EFHL Recreational Hockey League! This league will function under the EFHL banner; include U9 (Novice), U11 (Atom), U13 (Peewee), U15 (Bantam), U18 (Midget) and U21 (Junior) age categories; and have teams representing our Districts, Operating Areas, and Interlock MHAs. This new league is ideal for those looking…