Who and What is the Friendship Exchange.....Let us Introduce ourselves....
The Friendship Exchange is a program that has been operating under the umbrella of Kitchener Minor Hockey for the past 43 years.
It is Based on 3 concepts:
through the sport of Hockey, the way youth sport should be.
learning new skills both on and off the ice
being apart of the team and a community
Spending quality time with family enjoying a sport they all have a passion for.
Spending time meeting new families from both sides of the border
Billeting with a AmericanCanadian Family and having them stay in your home. (players only)
Learning about each others cultures and getting to know that with our differences and similarities comes a better understanding of each other.
Learning through hockey the importance of sportsmanship no matter the score
Getting to know your opponent on a personal level….that goes beyond the rink
Building a life long Friendship that will continue well beyond the hockey season
Building better communities within our communities