Hay River, NWT

Save Pond Hockey Event - March 12-13, 2022

The Climate and Sport Initiative partnered with the town of Hay River to leverage its annual Polar Pond Hockey tournament and bring together the community with leaders in hockey and climate leadership, featuring professional hockey alumni and special guests including Meghan Agosta, Andrew Ference, Craig, Curtis Glencross, and Craig McTavish. The event was used as a platform to highlight the impacts of climate change on outdoor hockey and empower citizens, governments, and companies to take climate action. The weekend long event included activities such as a 4 on 4 tournament, Alumni game, Q&As with special guests, community skating, a climate change and energy fair was held to raise awareness about local initiatives and a fundraiser was held to raise money for an electric Zamboni.