News and Announcements
Canada advances to the tournament final against Argentina on Saturday (2:30pm PT/5:30pm ET). The game will be a rematch of the 2015 Pan American Games men’s final when Canada’s senior men lost out to the Argentines on home soil.
Click here to watch! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XYQaSMaIatI
Please come and help us pay tribute to Graeme Carswell at our Annual Awards Night Dinner June 16th at Beach Grove Golf Course, at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm). This year in honour of Graeme, the Falcons and Carswell family, will be awarding one player from the club who best exemplifies the character and courage of Graeme Carswell. The award will be accompanied by a 500$ bursary to put towards their field hockey future. In the families words, the award is described as follows:
The Graeme Gordon Carswell “Follow Your Dreams” Award is given to a student who exhibits a passion for life emulating the manner set by Graeme. Graeme’s family and many friends spoke of the virtues by which Graeme conducted his entire life. We feel that a young person who shows similar traits, is worthy of recognition. In particular we’re considering a person who will:
1. Follow their dreams.
2. Live their passions.
3. Always be kind.
4. Be a positive example for their team-mates in whatever sport they play.
5. Be self-less, humble, spontaneous, modest, charismatic and have a sense of humour.
6. Appreciate and love music.
7. Have compassion and respect for others.
8. Give their time freely to mentor younger people.
9. Be genuine.
10. Make a difference.
We hope that this token of recognition will help you follow dreams!
If you’d like to be part of the dinner & tribute we’d ask that you make a small donation to the fund in lieu of paying for a dinner ticket. The Falcons thank you and so do the Carswells.
Donations to keep the fund for this award in perpetuity can be made here: (click below)
Watch our Canadian junior men play the semi finals at the Jr. Pan American Games! Game time is 2:30pm Friday May 27th. Click here for the stream:
Every Thursday at 6:30pm until the end of the Season Krista , Ayla and Kai will be running our much anticipated Goalie Clinics! This is the 4th year the three have run the clinics and they have been extremely successful. Please be dressed and ready to go at 6:30pm as practice is only one hour. The clinics will be for new and returning goalies at all levels. We encourage the young goalies to come out, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn from some up and coming athletes in the sport!
We need Falcon members to show up and share the clubs’ need for a “Water Base Turf” in the upcoming Review of Proposed Program which is open to the public. The dates are as follows:
Wed, May 4 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
South Delta Recreation Centre – Hall A
Review of Proposed Program
Sat, May 7 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
KinVillage Community Centre
Review of Proposed Program
We are asking everyone from falcons that is able to make one of these dates to please show up to one of these meetings and share the need for a Water base turf at Winskill. If we show that we have large enough support, Delta Parks will have to give our proposal a higher priority within their new Winskill Master Plan.
Our goal is to get at least 100 members and supporters to show up!
Please encourage friends, team mates and family to help falcons create a club for the future!
Falcons Club Captain