AMHERST – Walking track hours at the Amherst Stadium have been revised as the facility prepares to head into the winter season.
For the next few weeks, the stadium will not be fully staffed or rented by ice users and with staff still busy on summer and outdoor activities the track will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday to Friday.
Weekend use will be based on ice rental schedules.
For more information, go to amherst.ca or call 902-664-8774.
AMHERST – The Cumberland County Minor Hockey Association is gearing up for another season.
Welcome Back Weekend is set for next week as players hit the ice for the first time while tryouts for the various provincial teams will begin after that.
As well, minor hockey is hosting an evening of comedy at the Amherst Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Robie St., on Sept. 11 at 8:30 p.m.
The night will feature Mike MacDonald along with Marc Sauve and Carey Lee. Tickets are $25 with proceeds going to support minor hockey.
Tickets can be purchased at JG Jewellers (91 Victoria St., Amherst) and Buds to Blossoms Floral Boutique (104 Victoria St., Amherst).
All players must be registered with the CCMHA before going on the ice. Online registration is available at ccmha.goalline.ca .
Following is the schedule for Welcome Back Weekend. Icetimes are at the Amherst Stadium:
1 p.m. Novice 1st Year
2:15 p.m. Atom 1st Year
3:30 p.m. Peewee 1st Year
4:45 p.m. Bantam 1st Year
6 p.m. Midget 1st Year
1 p.m. Novice 2nd Year
2:15 p.m. Atom 2nd Year
3:30 p.m. Peewee 2nd Year
4:45 p.m. Bantam 2nd Year
6 p.m. Midget 2nd Year
Following are tryout times for the provincial teams. Tryouts are at the Richard Calder Arena in Springhill:
6:15 p.m. Atom A
6:30 p.m. Atom A
7:45 p.m. Bantam AA
6:30 p.m. Atom A
7:45 p.m. Midget AA
10 a.m. Atom A
AMHERST– The Cumberland Wolfpack are back on the field for another season.
Bantam and Varsity team practices began on Monday with the Tyke, Timbit and Atom seasons set to begin the first week of September.
Any youth ages 12 to 14 (Bantam) and 15 to 17 (Varsity) can come out to practice. All equipment is provided upon registration.
Practices continue on Aug. 27, Aug. 31, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4 with the first Bantam and Varsity Wolfpack games on Sept. 6 at 1 and 3 p.m. respectively. The games are at the Dolan Field on Church Street.
The Tyke program (ages five to seven) begins Sept. 9 at 6 p.m., the Timbits (ages eight to nine) and Atoms (ages 10 to 12) both start on Sept. 7 at 6 p.m.
Wolfpack Football is now open for registration. Please visit the website at www.cumberlandwolfpack.com for information or email the Wolfpack at email@example.com to receive the up to date information.