Equipment

Mandatory Equipment for ball hockey includes:

  • CSA approved helmet with full-face shield (just like ice hockey)
  • Hockey gloves
  • Hockey stick
  • OBHA ball hockey gloves
  • Light soccer style shin pads
  • Running shoes or proper footwear
  • Any metal, solid material or plastic knee brace worn must be covered by socks or other means

Other strongly recommended equipment but not mandatory includes:

  • Elbow pads
  • Knee pads
  • A protective cup for the boys and a “Jill” protector for the girls.

Goalies must wear full equipment and a CSA approved mask & helmet. Street hockey masks are NOT acceptable for goalies.