The First Shift (Oshawa NASC Hockey - Durham Region's #1 Instructional Hockey Program)

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First Shift Program

Oshawa N.A.S.C. Hockey selected again to host the Toronto Maple Leafs, Bauer and Hockey Canada First Shift in OSHAWA for the 2022/23 season and we have been awarded an enhanced enrollment of 60 players encompassing two (2) full hours!

Oshawa N.A.S.C. Hockey is honoured to have been selected as host of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Bauer Hockey & Hockey Canada  "First Shift" program

Oshawa, ON – May 18, 2022 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bauer, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and OMHA are pleased to announce that your minor hockey association has been selected to host the NHL and the NHLPA First Shift in 2022-23 in Oshawa, Ontario.  The association will be working directly with your NHL Sponsor - Toronto Maple Leafs.

WHO: Bauer, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League (NHL) - Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) in partnership with OSHAWA N.A.S.C. HOCKEY (

WHAT: The First Shift, a new learn-to-play program allows kids to easily try the sport in a convenient, affordable and fun way.  This six-week program is for kids ages 6-10 who have never played and is $229, which includes enrollment and head-to-toe BAUER equipment.  

WHEN: Welcome Event will occur on October 13th, 2022  

Bauer Hockey will provide important education and expertly fit the kids with head-to-toe gear.  

WHERE: Children's Arena - 155 Arena St, Oshawa, ON L1J 4E8 

REGISTRATION:  Families can register at to place their name on a waiting list as both hours are now full.


Upon completion of the six (6) week program, N.A.S.C. Hockey will provide all participants the opportunity to participate in an approximate 16 week extension program for the remainder of the current hockey season (December through to mid-March 2023)  to those kids registered into the program for a low subsidized cost of only $225.00/child !