About the Field Hockey Academy
North Vancouver School District in partnership with Field Hockey BC (FHBC) offers the Field Hockey Academy, which provides programming for all students male and female, regardless of their field hockey experience.
Field Hockey Academy is led by FHBC and is complimentary to FHBC's
Regional Program. As a result, all Academy players, provided they meet
the selection criteria and program policies, will be eligible to compete
in the Regional Tournament where Provincial Team selections are made.
program consists of a field hockey curriculum focused on holistic
athlete development, including technical/tactical skills training,
strength and conditioning, and performance education, and the Physical
and Health Education curriculum established by the B.C Ministry of
Education. Students earn their grade level P.H.E. credit upon successful
completion of the program.
Who can Participate?
The Field Hockey Academy is open to students
in Grades 8-12.
Participation in the Field Hockey
Academy will not affect a student's eligibility to play for their home
school's Field Hockey team.
Selection for the Field Hockey Skills Academy
The total number of spots available in the program
depends on the number of returning students, the number of applications
received, and the ability of schools to organize the school timetable to
meet enrolment and programming requirements.
Priority 1: Returning students
Priority 2: Wait-listed students from the previous year
Priority 3: Lottery for remaining students consistent with Board Policy 605: Admission of Students to Schools
The program is held at Sutherland Secondary and Rutledge Field.*
Schedule to be determined.
*Transportation to and from the Academy site is the sole responsibility of the student and/or parent/guardian.
The total cost* for
the Field Hockey Academy is $2,780 for the 2022-23 school year.
To confirm a student's registration and secure placement in the Academy
for the 2022-23 school year, a non-refundable deposit of $278 is required by the deadline stated in acceptance letters. Please Note: Non-payment by the deadline will result in automatic withdrawal from the Academy.
Fee: Parents/Guardians may pay the remaining balance in full or set-up
instalments any time between the offer of acceptance and August 2022 through School Cash Online. Please Note: Failure to pay the balance in full or set up
instalments by the deadline will result in automatic withdrawal from the
A limited number of bursaries are available for this Academy.
*An additional Programming Fee of approximately $935 may apply to out-of-district students.
Ready to Apply?
New and returning academy students must complete the online application via School Cash Online. Applications will be accepted from
January 19, 2022 to February 21, 2022.
International students can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Out-of-district applicants can contact email@example.com to receive an application link.
If you have any questions about our Field Hockey Academy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!