Ringette FAQ


Why play Ringette?

  • Ringette is a truly team game.  No one player can dominate a game because no player can carry the ring over a blue line.

  • An excellent sport to learn how to skate well.

  • Great team building sport, girls get to know each other well.

  • Lots of fun!

  • The game was designed with girls as the primary athletes

What equipment do I need to play Ringette?

  • Ringette uses a different mask, a mask specifically for Ringette

  • Ringette equipment is similar to the other game played on ice (hockey)

  • The Ringette stick has a special tip and is NOT a broken hockey stick,

  • Ringette equipment is available at Herm's Sport Exchange, Source for Sports, and Pete's Sports.  All London Lynx Official Team Wear is available at Source for Sports London.

Where does London Ringette play?

  • London Ringette’s home arena is Kinsmen Arena (20 Granville St.).  We play all our home games there on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

How often are players on the ice?

  • We currently have each team on the ice at least two times per week.  Our teams have half ice practices during the week, and home games on Saturday 5:30 to 7:30 or Sunday 11:30 to 4:30

  • Our Fun1/Fun2 Program (formerly bunny program) (7 yrs and under) generally have ice on Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon.

How are teams Picked?

  • Registration for the 2021-22 season is currently open.

  • Some players may choose to try-out for competitive teams (U12 to U19 & 18+).  These tryouts will be held in the fall of 2021.

  • All Regional players are evaluated in the fall and assigned to teams based on their ability.

  • Our Regional Teams (house league) teams are set up to be as even as possible to allow for good competition all year round.

What teams do you play?

  • London plays in a conference with teams from Chatham, Tillsonburg, Forest, Exeter, Mitchell, Seaforth, Dorchester and St. Thomas depending on age group and team availability.  Not all teams have competitors from all of these communities.

  • The competitive London teams play in the Great Lakes Ringette League.

  • The regional London teams (house league) play in a Western Regional Ringette League.

Upcoming Events


Oct. 03, 2021 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Come Try Ringette
Kinsmen Arena

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Dec. 04, 2021 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Lynx Ringette Day
Western Fair

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