Surrey White Rock Ringette Association

LMRL Rinkside July 2024 Newsletter

Click here for the newsletter of the Lower Mainland Ringette League.

2024/2025 Registration – Now Open!

Registration for next years ringette season is NOW OPEN!

For more information on this upcoming seasons registration and how to register, please visit our registration page.

Come Try Ringette

We just recently hosted 2 come try ringette sessions, one on June 1 and the other on June 8. These events are hosted by our association for free and is a great introduction and opportunity to try the sport of ringette!

For further information and to see future sessions hosted throughout the lower mainland, please visit the link.

Board Positions for the 2024/2025 Season – 2 positions vacant

Thank you to everybody who attended our Annual General Meeting in May. Please note we still have two VACANT positions, equipment manager and our media director. If you are interested in volunteering for our board, please reach our to our President, Deanna. We couldn’t run our association without the incredible work of our volunteers, thank you.

If you need to reach out to any of our board members, visit our executive page for contact info.

Spring Ringette Registration – Closed

Spring Ringette is back for 2024. Sessions started in April and will run until early June. For additional information please visit the Spring Ringette page

2024 BC Winter Games

Congratulations to all of the athletes who made the 2024 Zone 4 BC Winter Games team!  The games held in Lathko Quesnel BC Winter Games 2024 is approaching soon!  BC Winter Games is a biennial event bringing together multiple sports from across BC for competition. This event organized by the BC Games society is a new level of experience for athletes, with organized travel, special events where you can meet other winter sports athletes. To visit the BC Winter Games website, please click here.

SWRRA in the News!

A South Surrey teen is one of only two players from B.C. to head to the World Ringette Championships in Calgary, to compete Oct. 29-Nov. 4.

Julia Harvie, 17, now in Grade 12 at Earl Marriott Secondary, has been playing ringette since she was five years old, when she saw a poster at Centennial Arena in White Rock advertising a ‘Come Try Ringette’ event that the Surrey White Rock Ringette Association still runs to this day.

Harvie, who is busy with her studies as well as playing on, and practicing with, three different ringette teams, still volunteers when she can with the ‘Come Try Ringette’ functions the association still holds…

To read the full story, please click here

City Of Surrey – Introduction to Ringette Program

The City of Surrey is once again putting on a 9 session Introduction to Ringette Series. This co-ed series is for 6-12 year olds. To learn more, please check out the Fall Recreation Guide on page 36! Registration is closed but keep an eye on further City of Surrey Recreation Guides for the next Intro to Ringette Series.

Jumpstart – Child Grants

Removing Financial Barriers.

Sometimes, families need financial assistance to get their kids into a sport or physical activity. Jumpstart is committed to helping all families access a range of activities, from boxing to bowling and skating to skiing, and more.
Click here to apply

Squashing Common Ringette Misconceptions

  • Ringette sticks are not hockey sticks with the blades cut off
  • And no, our pants are not “Roller hockey pants” or Philadelphia Flyers pants in 1981-1982
  • Ringette is a COED sport, not “Hockey for women”
  • Why are ringette cages different from hockey? The end of ringette stick can fit through the squares of a conventional hockey mask. Ringette masks are made up of small triangles
  • There is no offside in ringette
  • There are no faceoffs in ringette
  • Ringette is made up of 2 periods (or 4 when playing higher level competitively), not 3

New to Ringette?

First of all, welcome! We are so happy to have you.

Joining a new sport can be overwhelming with a lot to learn, please click on these ringette basic videos to get started.

Ringette Basics Part 1 | Ringette Basics Part 2

Please visit our Equipment page to read about the required equipment. While ringette equipment is similar to hockey, there are some specific items that are not allowed to be transferred between sports.

If you have any questions, please reach out to anybody listed on our Executives page. We are a group of individuals who love the sport of ringette and are happy to answer questions!