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Field Hockey Academy
Late Registration Information

Late registration for this academy is open from Monday, April 9th to Wednesday, April 25th at 8:59 PM. To apply, please email with:

  1. The name of the Academy your student is interested in applying for in the subject line
  2. Student Name (legal first and last)
  3. Student Grade for 2017-18
  4. Student School for 2017-18
  5. Student Pupil Number (the number provided to you by the school)

There are a few spaces in some academies and in others your student will be placed on a waiting list. Once you have applied, we will contact you as soon as a space becomes available.

Thank you for your interest in our Academy Programs.

Located at Sutherland Secondary, Grades 8-12

The Field Hockey Academy is scheduled for Day 1 Block 4.

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In partnership with Field Hockey BC (FHBC), the academy provides for the participation of all students, regardless of their field hockey experience. The program consists of a field hockey curriculum as set out by Field Hockey BC and is in compliance with the BC Ministry of Education Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Physical Education.  Students earn their grade-equivalent P.E. credit upon successful completion of the program. 

Academy players are eligible to dovetail into regional programming for a four-week tactical block prior to the regional tournament in April (at which initial Provincial selections are made).  A pro-rata charge for players who meet the criteria and wish to pursue the Provincial opportunities will be charged.

Click here to view the 2018 Field Hockey Academy flyer.

Note: Registration in the Field Hockey Academy will not affect a player's ability to play on their home school's field hockey team.

How to apply

Applications to the Field Hockey Academy begin January 29, 2018 and close March 9, 2018.

All students applying to Academies in North Vancouver must apply online to All students must reapply to the Field Hockey Academy every year.

Out of District applicants please contact to receive the application link.

International Students please email for registration information.

To be completed upon acceptance:

  • Student Medical Form
  • Personal Information Consent Form

Returning students must reapply to the Field Hockey Academy every year.


Priority 1 - Returning students
Priority 2 - Waitlisted players from previous years
Priority 3 - Lottery for remaining spaces

Total spots available will be dependent on the number of applications received and the ability of schools to organize suitable timetables to meet student needs. 

If applications are greater than the maximum enrolment, student selection for the Field Hockey Academy will be determined by a lottery in a manner consistent with Policy 605: Admission of Students to School.  Note: Those players not selected via the lottery will be placed on a wait list.


$2,500 program fee per school year

The first payment confirms placement in the academy and is non-refundable. It is due on or before June 1, 2018. If a family chooses to pay in installments, this must be set up for automatic withdrawal prior to June 1, 2018 with the first payment due September 1, 2018 and then on the first of each month through May 2019. Information for payment will be included in the acceptance package. An additional course fee of approximately $925 may apply to out-of-district students. Non-payment or late payment of fees may incur a penalty and/or result in loss of placement in the academy.


If you have questions about the Field Hockey Academy, please contact:

Melody Haddow

Chantelle Boyarski
Academy Teacher

Deborah Wanner
District Principal