White Lake Winter Carnival news . . . . .

January 11, 2017

Winter Carnival News

Saturday, January 21, 2017


What is Broomball???

Have you ever dreamed of playing hockey, but don't know how to skate? This is your chance to enjoy this Canadian recreational ice game, without needing hockey skates or skating skill. Broomball is played on an outside ice rink, with everyone wearing regular shoes or boots. Players use a broom (literally) to push a ball down the court and into a hockey net. Click here to learn more. 


Our Winter Carnival Broomball Tournament...

...will be played on the ice court(s) by the White Lake Inn. It will be a 5-on-5 (including goalies) team tournament, open to everyone ages 14 or older, with a referee (stripes and all). Teams can include up to 9 people, to allow for substitutions. We'd like to see at least one female on the ice from each team at all times.

We will provide the brooms, balls, nets, referee, and prizes! You must provide a helmet (required), and regular shoes or boots. Shin and elbow pads are recommended. Team uniforms, songs, and mascots are optional! You can bring your own broom if you like, subject to the referee's approval.

Each game will consist of 2 15-minute halves (running clock), with an overtime shootout if required.

Broomball game

Pre-register Your Team

Get your team together now! Pre-register your team by sending an e-mail to Be sure to include your team name, team captain, the names of the people on the team, and contact information. Teams and individuals can also sign up starting at 2:00 PM on the day of the Winter Carnival. We will place individuals who want to play on a team.


Lots More Details On The Website

Check out the website ( for the full schedule and information about all of the day's activities! And watch for more newsletters with further information about the Winter Carnival.

Bob Parrett
WLCL Communications Director

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