Rec U9


Welcome (U9) Parents!

Welcome and/or welcome back to Cranbrook Minor Hockey for the 2024-2025 Season!


**U9 Evaluations will be September 23rd at Memorial Arena. Please contact Ashley at if you have any questions**


*For children born in 2016 and 2017 (Must be turning 7 or 8 on or before Dec 31st 2024)

*Full hockey gear is required 

-Helmet (labelled with last name on it; something as simple as a piece of tape and a sharpie works!!)

-Mouth Guard

-Neck Guard

-Shoulder Pads

-Elbow Pads

-Hockey Gloves

-Athletic Cup

-Hockey Pants

-Shin Pads



-Hockey Bag

-**Mouth guard is NOT needed at this age group

-Water bottle -with extended spout is very helpful so they can hydrate through their helmet as they cannot be removed on the ice. 

It is a good idea to label their gear


If you are unsure about proper fitting of equipment, Click Here to watch the video tutorial 


*Hockey jerseys will be provided at the beginning of the season and NEED TO BE RETURNED TO YOUR MANAGER at the end of the season.

Any name banner added needs to be removed- do not silk screen names on to jerseys. 
If the jersey is lost or damaged you may be required to pay for the replacement. 
Socks may be provided at no cost depending on the sponsor but if not, must be purchased through the team manager at an additional cost. 
*The season typically starts mid October and ends mid March
*Typically 2 ice times per week. Days and times rotate typically every 6 weeks and will be communicated to you through your team manager via TeamSnap
*Prior to December 1st, teams can participate in 2 exhibition games and 1 tournament. Games/tournaments  will be booked by coaches/managers and information forwarded to the parents as available.
*After Dec 1st, teams can participate in exhibition games (against other Cranbrook teams and other out of association teams, Kimberley, Fernie etc) and TWO out of town tournaments per season. 
**Recreation hockey is meant to be affordable and accessible for all familes - please keep this in mind when choosing the locations for out of town tournaments and games**
*Fees for any exhibition games scheduled outside the previously alloted ice time is to be paid by hosting team. 
*Each away tournament will have a fee that will be paid by the attending teams, divided by # of players attending. 
*U9 also typically hosts a home tournament towards the end of the season 
*Parents are expected to volunteer for check in, clock/score keeping and other roles (fundraising, concession, raffle table, 50/50) during games and tournaments as needed
*If you are interested in volunteering as a coach please see our 'Coaches Corner' section for the requirements Coaches Information
*If you are interested in volunteering as a team manager, please connect with your coach or the Initiation Division Head at, and Click Here for more information on being a manager!
*Coaches and managers will use TeamSnap to communicate to parents so please download this app. An invite will be sent out via email to join your childs team once selected. 


RAMP Registration

Join thousands of association partners using RAMP Registration Solutions.

More Information

RAMP Official Assigning

#1 with Officials...for very good reasons.

More Information

RAMP Websites

Manage your identity from the palm of your hand to the top of your desk.

More Information

RAMP Team App

Keep your coaches, parents, athletes, and fans connected, seamlessly.

More Information