North Vancouver School District
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Hockey Skills Academy

Located at Windsor Secondary, Grades 8-12

In partnership with N/C Hockey Group, the academy is licensed by Hockey Canada as a Hockey Skills Academy.  This co-ed program provides for the participation of all students regardless of their hockey experience and takes place at North Shore Ice Sports (2411 Mount Seymour Parkway, North Vancouver, BC).  

The Hockey Skills Academy is an athlete-centered program aimed at developing the whole athlete.  The goal is to enhance a player's confidence and self-esteem while giving them opportunities beyond the secondary school system. The framework of the Hockey Skills Academy consists of following the national instructional curriculum as set out by Hockey Canada and in compliance with the BC Ministry of Education's Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Physical Education.  Students earn their grade-equivalent P.E. credit upon successful completion of the program.  

How to apply

Applications begin January 23, 2017 and close March 3, 2017.

All applicants must submit:

    • Hockey Skills Academy Medical Form (located at the end of the application package linked above)
    • A typed letter of commitment explaining why they wish to enter the Hockey Skills Academy, with
      • An explanation as to why the applicant is interested in the Academy
      • A description of the leadership qualities the applicant will bring to the Academy
      • A commitment to help create a positive learning environment while enrolled in the Academy. 
    • Out of district students please email for the registration procedure

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


A total of 78 spots will be available (66 skaters and 12 goalies).

Priority 1 - Returning students

Priority 2 - Waitlisted students from previous year

Priority 3 - Lottery for remaining players.

If necessary, student selection for the Soccer Academy will be determined by a lottery in a manner consistent with the Board Policy 605: Admission of Students to School.  Note: Those players not selected via the lottery will be placed on a waitlist.  


Total cost for the Hockey Skills Academy will be as follows per school year:

  • Hockey Skills Academy $2,050 program fee per school year ($205/month)
  • Siblings to pay $1,300 program fee per school year ($130/month)
  • Goalies to pay $1,400 program fee per school ($140/month).

Please see the Hockey Skills Academy Application Form 2017/18 package linked above for more detailed information about fee deadlines and monthly payments.

Please make cheques payable to N/C Hockey Group

Completed application forms, medical forms, letters of commitment, and cheques must be dropped off in person to:

Steve Martin
Windsor Secondary School
931 Broadview Drive
North Vancouver BC 


Please contact:

Steve Martin
Counsellor, Windsor Secondary School

Cam Kerr

Deborah Wanner 
District Principal