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What is the KidSport Oil Country Hockey Assist Program (HAP)?

The Hockey Assist Program (HAP) is funded by the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and funds a maximum of $750 towards registration fee connected to competition and season based ice hockey programs.

This initiative will support communities in Oil Country by alleviating the cost of playing hockey for kids from underrepresented groups. The reality is that hockey is expensive and for the cost to participate can be unattainable for families.

Together, we will ensure that ALL kids in Oil Country can play hockey.

Since 1998, KidSport Alberta has supported thousands local minor hockey players so they can play the game that they love.

Note, you must be registered prior to applying for funding.

How do I Apply?

Step 1 – Register your child with KC North Hockey Club

Step 2 – Apply through KidSport Edmonton

Step 3 – If you require equipment, KidSport Edmonton will put you in touch with our equipment partner, Sport Central

Approved applicants within Oil Country will have their full registration fees covered and have access to no-cost equipment from Sport Central.

For all families living and playing hockey in Edmonton requiring assistance through the Oil Country Hockey Assist Program, please apply by clicking the button below.


Removing Financial Barriers

Sometimes, families need financial assistance to get their kids into a sport or physical activity. We’re committed to helping all families access a range of activities, from boxing to bowling and skating to skiing, and more.

Hockey Canada Assist Fund provided

2,349 kids with registration fee funding for the 2022/2023 season.

More than 900 of these young players were from the BIPOC community.

Please check back to find out about future funding opportunities.