programs

ball
hockey

Our ball hockey leagues are fun, co-ed, and recreational. At each of our leagues we aim to provide a fun and entertaining experience for the whole family, whether you’re a player or a spectator. Our leagues are open to new and experienced players alike. Each league is hosted by a local church within your community. Your child will be lead by coaches who are volunteering their time to provide your child with an excellent experience playing the game of hockey, all while teaching your child what it means to play with character. We look forward to serving your family! For general information, see our ball hockey FAQs. For site specific information click on your community below.

To register click here.

COMMUNITIES with Onside Ball Hockey:

BALL HOCKEY FAQs:

What equipment does my child need?

Your child will need running shoes, shin pads (soccer), hockey gloves, shorts, hockey helmet with a mask and a water bottle.

What does a typical game day look like?

Each night will include a game consisting of two 18 minute halves. At the end of the game your child will participate in a team talk which emphasizes character development from a Christian perspective.

When are the Evaluation Dates?

At Onside we want your child to learn more than how to play a specific sport. After each game your child’s team will participate in a “Team-Talk”. The “Team-Talk” is a faith based talk from a Christian perspective.

Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsidesports.ca for more information.

Who are the coaches and volunteers?

Each league is sponsored by a local church that provides many of our league volunteers. Each church is committed to serving their community by providing an affordable and enjoyable experience to your family.

How much does the league cost?

Our ball hockey leagues cost $125.00/player.

What does my child receive?

Each child will receive a team jersey and socks, an end-of-season-award, and personalized hockey cards.

What time will my child play?

Game times for your child will be the following:

  • Grades JK – SK | 6:00PM – 7:05PM
  • Grades 1 – 2 | 6:50PM – 7:55PM
  • Grades 3 – 4 | 7:40PM – 8:25PM
  • Grades 5 – 6 | 8:10PM – 9:15PM
Where does the program take place?

All games take place at Crestwicke Church located at 400 Speedvale Avenue East, Guelph, ON.

When are the Evaluation Dates?

Wednesday, September 13 or Thursday, September 14. 6:00PM – 8:00PM.

What, when and where are the Evaluation Dates?

Evaluations will take place at Calvary Church on January 8 and 9 any time from 6PM – 8PM.

Evaluations provide us the opportunity to meet you and your child, finalize payment and registration, and evaluate your child’s ball hockey skills. You only need to attend one evaluation. The whole process should take no more then 30 minutes.

ICE HOCKEY
camp

Our ice hockey camps are designed to not only teach and develop your child’s hockey skills, but to teach your child much more! We use the game of hockey to teach your child valuable lessons on leadership and personal character.  Our instructors and coaches have played at all levels (including Junior and Professional) and are committed to seeing your child develop their on-ice abilities as well as their leadership abilities. Our camps are for boys and girls, grades  4 – 8, who have at least played one year of organized hockey.  Our camps are geared to players who play house league through to AA.

COMMUNITIES with Ice Hockey Camp:

ICE HOCKEY CAMP FAQs:

What time does camp start and end? And do you provide extended care?

Each camp will begin at 8:45AM and end at 4:15PM. Before care will begin at 8AM and after care will run until 5PM.

Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca for more information.

Where does camp take place?

The morning on-ice portion of the camp will take place at the University of Guelph. The afternoons will include dry-land training, swimming and other activities.  The camp will conclude with a full day trip to Bingemans. To see a full schedule please CLICK HERE.

How much does camp cost?

The camp will cost $295.00.  Payment can be made online, cheque or credit card.

What can my child expect at camp?

Your child can expect a morning of on ice hockey development and scrimmages.  The afternoon activities will range from dry land training, swimming, and a local water park.

What equipment does my child need for hockey camp?

It is mandatory that all players wear approved hockey equipment. All players must wear a C.H.A. approved helmet.

What are the “chapels and team talks”?

At Onside Athletics our hope is to see your child develop in areas of Leadership, Faith and Character. Our chapels are designed to teach your child how to be players of character from a Christian perspective.

summer
camp

Our summer camps are developed with your family in mind. Our camps are aimed at providing your family with excellent summer programming at an affordable rate. Our camps are co-ed and are offered for children ages 4 to 13. On each day your child can expect a morning of sports, a healthy snack, a team talk, and an afternoon that may include off site trips and camp activities. Each week will end with your child experiencing an offsite trip for the entire day. We provide a 6 to 1 staff to camper ratio and our leaders are trained to provide your child a fun and safe experience. This summer join us! For general information, see our camp FAQs. For site specific information click on your community below.

CAMP FAQs:

soccer
leagues

Our soccer leagues are fun, co-ed, and recreational. Families can relax while their children play at one location on one night of the week. Our seasons run from the end of May to the end of July. Each child will receive a jersey, socks, end-of-year award and a set of individual personalized soccer cards. Our leagues are open to new and experienced players alike. Each league is sponsored by a local church within your community. Our volunteer coaching team pursues excellence in soccer, and in life, and looks forward to working with your child this summer. For general information, see our soccer FAQs. For site specific information click on your community below.

COMMUNITIES with Onside Soccer:

SOCCER FAQs:

What is the league fee?

Registration for our TYKE Division (JK/SK) is $75.00. Registration for our NOVICE, ATOM, BANTAM divisions are $95.00 for a family’s first child. Any children (in Novice, Atom, or Bantam) from the same family will receive $10.00 off per registration.

What does a typical game day look like?

Each night will begin with a time of practicing and skill development, followed by a game. At each half-time your child will have a snack and receive a team talk, from their coach.

What are “Team-Talks”?

At Onside we want your child to learn more than how to play a specific sport. After each game your child’s team will participate in a “Team-Talk”. The “Team-Talk” emphasizes character development taught from a Christian perspective.

Who are the coaches and volunteers?

Each league is sponsored by a local church that provides many of our league volunteers. Each church is committed to serving their community by providing an affordable and enjoyable experience to your family.

What equipment does my child need?

Your child will need soccer cleats, shin pads, shorts and a water bottle.

Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca for more information.

What does my child receive?

Each child will receive a team jersey and socks, an end-of-season-award, and personalized soccer cards.

onside
connect

Onside Connect is a co-ed multi-sport drop-in for youth Grade 6-8. The program is currently only offered in Guelph and is facilitated by volunteers at Crestwicke Church. The program runs weekly on Sunday evenings from February – April. Each week new teams will be made and we will play for an hour and a half. Throughout the evening your child will be involved in a group discussion focused on the Christian faith and character development. Our team of volunteers are looking forward to working with your child this summer. For specific information, including a full schedule please click on your community below.

COMMUNITIES with Onside Connect:

what
participants say

  • "An amazing place to work and serve in a workplace that is full of kindness, strength, unity, love and faith."

    Eli Summer Camp Staff
  • "Truly an amazing experience. We have loved our Sunday's at soccer, camp experience has been incredible and we look forward to ball hockey in the fall. Very affordable which is awesome and fantastic communication. Well done by all staff."

    Lisa Soccer Parent
  • "Can't recommend this league enough. Such a great experience for our kids and our entire family. It is more than a sports league with it's focus on character development. The coaches and Volunteers are so nurturing with the kids."

    Sarah Ball Hockey Parent
  • "Amazing organization!! My kids always have the best time."

    Vicky Ball Hockey Parent
  • "My son loves going to these camps. They do a fantastic job and it is very affordable. Keep up the great work!"

    David Summer Camp Parent

Have Questions? Please contact us!