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Equipment Information

Understanding what is needed for hockey equipment and how to dress your child can be very stressful.  Below you will find suggestions regarding renting equipment, buying equipment and how to dress your child.


Full hockey gear and a hockey stick are required for Hockey 1 and 2. If you wish to rent gear, schedule an appointment once you have registered to secure your gear before the day of the class if possible as there are limited gear fitting times and you do not want your child to miss out on their first class. 

IN KENT: Kent Valley Ice Centre offers a rental equipment package. To schedule an appointment, please email Harry. Please note that you should schedule an appointment as soon as possible as appointments do fill up quickly and we can not guarantee being able to schedule last minute appointments. Equipment rental for 6 weeks is $80 (plus a refundable security deposit of $150).


Important: Rental equipment is available by appointment only. Coaches do not have access to rental equipment, and equipment cannot be given out the day of class. 


What hockey gear does my child need?

Hockey 1 and 2 require full hockey gear. For children in the Learn to Play Program, the following equipment can be rented from Kent:

  • Ice Hockey Skates
  • Hockey Helmet with Full Face Guard
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Elbow Pads
  • Hockey Pants
  • Shin Pads
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Practice Jersey (yours to keep)

The equipment below can be purchased at the pro-shop:

  • Neck Guard
  • Sports Protective Cup
  • Mouth Guard
  • Hockey Socks
  • Hockey Stick
  • Water Bottle
Where can I purchase ice hockey gear?

The Kent Valley Ice Centre Pro Shop is a great in-store option.