The 2022-23 Season Updates page on the Rapids website is live. It will be updated regularly as details are finalized. We're hoping to open registration in the coming days. Announcement to be made by email and social channels.
The Annual Meeting of the members was held at the Pavilion on June 30. Club summaries (hockey, figure skating, curling) were presented, along with financial reports, and the election results.
A BIG WELCOME to Todd Rich and Muna Mackey. Todd is the new Vice-Chair and Muna returns as the Finance Manager. Thank you!!
STEERING COMMITTEE OPEN ROLES
There are a number of open or soon to be open roles on the Steering Committee. Scheduler, Fundraising Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Equipment Coordinator, and Assistant Finance Manager. Contact the Chair of the Steering Committee, Aaron Olson, to learn more.
Looking for skates, gloves, pants or other pieces of equipment for the upcoming season? Do you want to clean out a closet filled with gear you or your kids no longer use? Then this event is for you! Oct 2, 3-5pm at the Pavilion. This is a community wide event and all are welcome. Learn more...
The Rapids Steering Committee is making plans for the 2022-23 season. Committee positions opening soon. Email the Chair to inquire about opportunities to contribute your passion to the success of our hockey club!
The 2022-23 Season Registration is behind the scheduled mid-July target for opening. We are working diligently to finalize season fees and will open registration any day now. Registration opening will be announced to our email list and social channels. The 2022-23 Season Updates page on the Rapids website is live. It will be updated regularly as details are finalized.
Coaching applications opened on April 18th. Interviews begin in May. For the 2022-23 Season the Rapids will field teams from 8U though 18U, including at 16U AA team.
Go to the SIGN UP page to apply to to learn more about becoming a Rapids coach.
We offer teams at the 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U AA, and 18U levels for seasons that begin in October and run through March. Players travel to Portland, Sherwood, Eugene, Medford and Klamath Falls for games and tournaments with other youth hockey leagues in the state. Some regional events are also held out of state. Fees to participate vary at each level. Scholarships are available to ensure that every child in Central Oregon has access to playing the incredible sport of hockey.
Check out this video "Changing the game in youth sports: John O'Sullivan" from a recent TEDx Conference held in Bend.
This video has a great message on the role of parents in youth sports and aligns with the Bend Rapids Hockey Association’s vision and mission.