A fully licensed Hockey Canada Skills Academy that specializes in performance training and skill development of student athletes during school hours. The program is for male and female athletes in Grade 6, 7 and 8 attending Skaha Lake Middle School. The purpose of this program is to develop personal potential and a positive attitude for student-athletes to carry into all aspects of their lives. The program will consist or approximately 47 on ice and 28 off ice sessions operating from September to June.
I can confidently say the Okanagan Hockey Academy had an impact on me as a hockey player but more importantly as a person. OHA taught me to bring my best self in all aspects of life including as a student, player and community member. I learned many life skills during my time at OHA that I will take with me much longer than my playing career and that is the greatest gift the staff, coaches, billets and community gave to me. I strongly believe I am a more well-rounded individual because of my time at OHA. I hope any young hockey player with drive, determination and a passion to become a better player and person is able to have the chance to attend somewhere so amazing. For me OHA gave me the best balance of academics, athletics, family and social life. I am extremely grateful for my time at Okanagan Hockey Academy.