Summer Mini + Junior Rugby Info – REGISTRATION OPEN

We are expecting and planning for a big year with growth in numbers at the club, having completed highly successful programs for HS aged athletes (Centaurs Academy) and Minis/Juniors (Winter Indoor Rugby). As I always say, looking forward to welcoming new friends and old alike! Spread the word about the program and the club!

  • Fee information and registration for U7 and up at: http://centaursrfc.com/registration/
  • Note on U5s: Pre-register for U5s with player name, DOB and parent contact details to this email or juniors@centaursrfc.com   U5 registration and fee payment at the club in May (date TBD)
  • Start Date: May 7th, subject to weather and post-winter field conditions.

Summer Season:

  1. Training & Details: May to August

Minis – Coed:

    • Training Monday and Wednesday 6pm to 7pm
    • Non-contact: U7, U9, Intro to contact: U11, U13

Super Minis – Coed:  Weekly Mondays, no official games.

    • U5 (3 and 4 year olds), play based program.
    • More advanced players always welcome to participate with the U7s.

Junior Rugby – Boys and Girls

    • U15/U17/U19 Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Game schedule TBD

Registration includes: festival fees (plus player lunch on festival days) and uniform (shirt, shorts, socks).

Needed: Basic field, rugby or soccer shoes, mouth guard (all ages U7 and up).

  1. Game and Event Details:

FESTIVALS: U7, U9, U11:

    • 8 to 10 festival-style tournaments on scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays.
    • Three games between 9am to 12PM
    • Usual locations: Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton, Brantford, Toronto/GTA.
    • Full scheduled TBD and shared ASAP.

ADDITIONAL GAMES: U7, U9, U11:

    • Planned once monthly friendly versus local clubs at Burlington during practice time.

JUNIOR GAMES: U13, U15, U17, U19

    • Regular schedule of games, on a pre-determined day (TBD).
    • Some travel to games within region + opportunities for tournaments,

  1. Other Activities:

PARENTS PUB TIME: Open pub planned for key nights – dates TBD.

PARENT V KIDS GAME + AWARDS SOCIAL: End of the year social with food, cake and snacks, plus player recognition awards.

SENIOR RUGBY EVENTS: The club usually hosts  a couple of high-level games among touring sides and provincial teams during the season and mini players and families are always welcome.

Extended Season + Events:

  • Continued training in September and October for minis (U5, U7, U9, U11, U13)
  • No tournaments, but 1 or 2 game nights possible (TBD)
  • SUMMER CAMP (TBD @ additional registration): We are developing a BCRFC summer camp with Kids Play Sports, Burlington! Details to follows
  • SANTA PARADE (DECEMBER): Participate in the parade with the club by decorating and tiding the float with the club Santaurs!
  • EASTER EGG HUNT (APRIL): The Easter bunny comes to visit with a field wide hunt and hot chocolate at the club pub.
  • CENTAURS ACADEMY (OCT – MAR @ additional registration): Winter skills training for high performance high school athletes.
  • WINTER INDOOR RUGBY (JAN – MAR): U5 to U13 indoor rugby skills training

Please reach out with any questions, cheers!

Alex Rappos

647-677-6673

Director of Junior Development

Burlington Centaurs – RFC