Since 2016, Vimy Ridge Academy (VRA) has been the educational home of OHA Edmonton. VRA opened in 1999 and currently has an enrollment of 850 students from Grades 7-12. VRA offers flexible timetabling to accommodate individual student needs.
About Vimy Ridge
Vimy Ridge Academy is the first school of its kind in Canada to provide a rigorous academic program for students’ grades 7 through 12 with an emphasis on Sports Programming, Outdoor Pursuits and a Professional Dance Program. Combined with our strong focus on student achievement, we emphasize leadership, citizenship, self-discipline, physical fitness and healthy active lifestyles. Our goal is to graduate students who will be sought after by post-secondary institutions and the world of work and who will be exemplary citizens and leaders of tomorrow.
Being a part of the Okanagan Hockey Academy has been an extremely rewarding and unforgettable experience. It has enabled me to gain confidence and acquire life long skills expanding beyond the game of hockey. The balance between academics and athletics is superb, allowing you to achieve your ultimate success. The academy assisted me in achieving my dream of playing hockey at the NCAA level while studying Pre-Medicine. Without this caring support group, none of this would have been possible and I am forever grateful.