The West Ferris Ringette Association
The mandate and long-term vision of the West Ferris Ringette Association is to foster, encourage and improve organized sport within the area under its jurisdiction, with an emphasis on RINGETTE; to provide the opportunity to participate in RINGETTE; giving due consideration to the individuals’ capabilities; to exercise general supervision and direction over all RINGETTE activities with emphasis on sportsmanship and good character; and to aid and assist others outside its jurisdiction in the development of young athletes, with an emphasis on RINGETTE, as well as the implementation of the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) program. The focus of this program is to create RINGETTE programs, which are inclusive of all people of all ages and abilities, and to create supportive and developmental training to ensure confident, healthy athletes.
Ringette Ontario and its affiliates pledge their effort to promote fun, fitness and friendship in a safe play environment and are dedicated to quality performance and fair play opportunities for all ages. The West Ferris Ringette Association promotes player, coaching staff, parent and spectator codes of conduct.
The WFRA liaises with other sports organizations (Sport North Bay, North Bay Youth Soccer, North Bay Minor Girls’ Softball Association) in order to increase opportunities for community sport involvement and a healthier lifestyle for athletes of all ages. The WFRA facilitates/encourages new player opportunities by providing the Come Try RINGETTE for Free program, offering the lowest rates in North Bay for ice sports, and offering free equipment for the first season of league play. Our House League program offers teams for all ages with no travel required. Our competitive programs offer players of all ages the opportunity to compete against other cities, competing for regional and provincial championships. Thus, WFRA provides opportunities for players of all ages and skill levels.