Encore is back this summer!

We are proud to host our third edition of the Encore 4-on-4 Street Hockey Tournament on Monday, July 1 at Southcentre Mall! We have partnered up with some amazing businesses this year to take the tournament to a new level! Here’s a brief list of our amazing new partners:

  • Southcentre Mall
  • CRAFT Beer Market – Southcentre
  • Western Canada Pond Hockey Championships
  • Red Bull (look for their signature Red Bull car driving around the event!)
  • LP Events
  • Cornhole YYC
  • More partners to be announced shortly!

Special guest and former Calgary Flame Rhett Warrener will also be joining us for the tournament! For more details visit the Encore website.



Coaches Wanted!

Do you have a passion for working with youth in a sports environment?

Western Ball Hockey is looking for 2-3 individuals with prior coaching experience who are interested in working with kids in the WBHL Youth Program. This programs typically runs on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Send an email to mark@westernballhockey.com for more details.

Roughnecks one-of-a-kind youth experience!

Bring your kids to the Calgary Roughnecks game on Saturday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm with our Western Ball Hockey League crew and up to 20 kids ages 10-18 will get to head down to the field to hold the flags for the Roughnecks opening ceremony!

This is a smaller event for us, so call or text Mark @ 587-777-0501 for more details.

Spring Registration is Open!

Registration for our youth and co-ed programs is now open! Registration for our men’s and women’s leagues will be coming shortly. Click on register at the top of this page to view available leagues, divisions, and days.

What’s new this season:

  • New youth program in Chestermere, AB
  • New Division C co-ed leagues (plastic sticks only)
  • Division A and B co-ed leagues will continue to use composite sticks

Don’t forget to pick up some tickets to the Roughnecks game on St. Patrick’s Day! It’s bundled together with a ball hockey experience in the Saddledome this spring! If you have questions on that email mark@westernballhockey.com.

Referees Needed!

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We are looking for a few reliable people to join our referee team at Western Ball Hockey! If you are interested in making some extra cash on evenings and weekends, send an email to mark@westernballhockey.com.

Basic Requirements:

  • Experience as a ball hockey player is a MUST
  • Reffing experience is an asset, but we will also provide training and feedback for all new referees regardless of experience
  • Must be reliable and a good communicator, both in person and over messaging platforms

As we continue to grow, our needs for additional referees grow as well. Message us if you would like to discuss this opportunity.