Apart from offering supreme-quality services in hospitality and gambling, River Cree Resort also provides sports solutions for hockey players and enthusiasts with the Twin Rinks located in Edmonton. The River Cree Sports company focuses on ice sports solutions and programs, which include an adult hockey community league (River Cree Hockey League) and various skating and hockey training programs of different levels.
The men hockey league of Cree River was created in affiliation with the Adult Safe Hockey Network (ASHN), which is the biggest leisure hockey league in Canada and the United States. The Arena and Sports venue of River Cree, which includes Twin Rinks, is located near the River Cree Casino and Hotel. It provides convenient access to the ice sports features for all guests of the resort.
The Hockey League of River Cree
The RCHL (River Cree Hockey League) is the number one adult league in Edmonton. With two modern and incredibly designed National Hockey League sized rinks, it becomes possible to access some of the best hockey and skating training in Canada. Hockey players of any level of training have an amazing opportunity to feel the taste of an experience that comes with the best adult hockey leagues in the country. This network of adult hockey leagues is a Canadian institution that includes leagues from all across the country. It started operation more than a decade ago and has become the biggest hockey network in the world ever since.
The ASHL network has more than 60,000 members registered over the years. Its associate leagues are spread all across the continent, and the River Cree League is one of them. The River Cree has begun its hockey endeavors even earlier than the adult hockey network, and it has always strived to create the best opportunities and environment for professional and safe hockey training. Here are some of the facilities offered by the River Cree:
- Professional sports officiating.
- The local office working every day of the week from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Hockey Pro Shop.
- Concession stand.
- River Cree Resort Hotel and Casino with all their facilities.
- Special promotional deals for the River Cree clients.
- National tournament.
- A set of guaranteed league games in different seasons.
Schedule and Results of River Cree Hockey League
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the schedule might change during the season, and it is recommended to check the schedule on the official Adult Safe Hockey League website. The latest Fall/Winter games in 2020-2021 have the following schedule and scores so far:
- November 3: Chiefs – 2; Magnums – 8
- November 8: Magnums – 2; Fatboys – 6
- November 10: Magnums – 2; Chiefs – 7
- January 14: Fatboys vs. Magnums
Please check the scheduled time for the upcoming match beforehand.
River Cree Hockey Training Courses
Apart from professional adult hockey and skating, River Cree Sports offers Learn to Skate programs for beginners and skaters of different levels. It is also possible to join one of the divisions dedicated to youth skating. There are currently four skating levels based on age and skill level. They include Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam, and Midget categories. Each level has two different divisions. The league operates from Monday till Friday. The schedule of registration for the next season can be viewed on the River Cree Sports website. Registering for the youth league includes professional training at some of the best skating rinks in Canada, safety insurance, complimentary jerseys, various prizes, and more.
Learn to Skate River Cree Programs
There various programs developed for learning how to skate and improving your skills at the River Cree Sports facilities. The programs include developing ice skills, training power skating, and learning special strategies. Training clothes such as jerseys, shirts, and hoodies might be included based on the program. Check out the availability and details of skating learning programs on the River Cree website.
Skating Pro Shop at River Cree
There is a specialty Pro Shop located right at the Twin Rinks of River Cree for maximum convenience of the visitors. The shop offers professional skating and hockey equipment as well as specialized services. Whether you need to purchase certain skating equipment, sharpen the skates, grab the tape, etc., friendly and professional employees will be there for you. Another incredibly useful feature is the opportunity to leave your skates for storage or sharpening at the shop and pick them up later whenever you will be available. The shop operates for the whole week, although the schedule differs on working days and weekends. The shop is open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends.
River Cree Resort offers a diverse recreational experience for guests, starting with the stay at the top-tier hotel and finishing with incredible gambling solutions and professional hockey services. River Cree Hockey facilities and camps are located right near the resort in Edmonton. Multiple tournaments, learning programs, event after event, and games are hosted throughout the year. Each season is fully packed with hockey matches and other events, which come together with prizes and live stream solutions. Hockey and skating here are supervised by professional trainers and officiates. They are open to join for both adults and youth of different levels of skill. Whether you came to River Cree to spend holidays and skate with the family or join the league for more high-level training, there should be enough solutions to satisfy every visitor.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, some of the services and features of the River Cree Skating facilities can be closed until further notice. The office currently operates every day of the week via e-mail from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. The RCHL is one of the strongest adult leagues in Canada, and there is an amazing opportunity to join it whenever you come to River Cree Resort. Enjoy winter sports and activity, popular casino games, incredible food from six different restaurants with unique cuisines, luxurious hotel rooms, and a holiday atmosphere at River Cree Resort and Casino.