Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


How do I do my COVID Screening?

Team staff and players must complete COVID screening directly in the RAMP team app.

Parents, siblings and spectators must complete the city of Burlington COVID screening. See the Vaccine requirements page for details.


What is Ringette?

There is a great overview of Ringette on the Ringette Ontario website.


Can my child join after the season starts?

Yes! We are always looking for more players. Contact the registrar by email registration@burlingtonringette.com for current team availability.


Is Ringette just for girls?

No! Boys are welcome to play ringette as well.


How much does it cost to play Ringette?

The fees vary by age and level of play. See our registration page for details.


How do I pay?

All payments are made via e-transfer. Instructions can be found on the Online Payments (E-Transfers) page.


What is a Ringette season like?

Generally the season runs from the first week of October until the end of march. Depending on the on age level and division, teams typically practice once during the week and have 1-2 games each weekend. Teams may also participate in tournaments.


How do I know which team/level to register my child?

See the levels of play and divisions page for information about the age levels and divisions available.


Is it possible to have my child try ringette before registering?

Yes! We have "Come Try Ringette" sessions throughout the year. Check out the come try ringette page for details.


What are try outs and does my child have to try out for ringette?

Try outs occur each fall if a child (10 years old and up), wishes to play in the A / AA teams. Tryouts are not required to play on the B teams. See the levels of play and divisions page for more details.


My child is not a strong skater, can they still play ringette?

Yes! All players are welcome and can develop their skating skills throughout the season via practices and in game action. Teams for players 10 years old and younger provide skills and development sessions. Players 11 years old and older can register for power skating sessions offered throughout the season as ice time is available. Power skating is optional and requires a separate fee per session.


Does my child need special equipment to play Ringette?

The only differences between hockey equipment and Ringette equipment is the stick and facemask. See the Equipment page for more details.

For players 10 years old and younger, we offer an Equipment Loan Program to allow younger players the ability to try the game without investing in all new equipment. See our Equipment Loan Program page for details.


Where can I get equipment?

See the Equipment page for .a list of local retailers and other sources of ringette equipment.


Are there other costs after I pay my registration fee?

Some teams choose to participate in ringette tournaments and other activities throughout the season. These activities aren't covered by the RAB registration fee. Once teams are formed, the coach and team volunteers will decide which tournament/activities the team will do. These are funded through fundraising activities and/or parent contributions.


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