Play Hockey in Cairns | Cairns Hockey


Five great reasons to get into Hockey in Cairns

  1. Hockey has been played in Cairns for nearly 90 years and currently we have over 1400 members, so you probably know someone who plays hockey.
  2. Great way to make new friends, have lots of fun and keep fit.
  3. Supports the development of fundamental motor skills in the young.
  4. It can take you around the world, even to the Olympics.
  5. It helps you learn life skills like discipline, commitment, respect and encourages you to think more about doing it for the team.

Decided to get into hockey? Contact one of your local clubs or Cairns Hockey direct on

Play Hockey in Cairns | Program Information


Cairns Hockey will runs a range of FREE Come and Try Hockey Programs across the Cairns Region as part of the PLAY HOCKEY recruitment and growth programs.

Contact Megan Schenk at Cairns Hockey for information on when the next Program is scheduled.  Phone 40532308 or

Details of specific events will be promoted through our Facebook page and on this site.


Indoor Hockey starts 2nd week in October and is played for 10 weeks with the Finals played in the 2nd week in December usually.

More information can be found at

Indoor Hockey is played at Fretwell Park Bentley Park

Indoor Hockey Committee is responsible for recommending to CHA competitions committee and Board all matters relating to the delivery of this competition across Cairns.

Under 13 and Under 15 Cairns Representative Teams will attend State Championships provided there is sufficient nominations

For more information contact Megan Schenk at 40532308 or email

Young Athletes Travel Subsidy Scheme

Up to $1,200 for young athletes in Cairns. For more information please visit this website.

2019 Cairns Hockey "STATE OF MIND SUPPORT PROGRAM" a collaboration with LIVIN FOR HOCKEY and designed to promote mental health awareness

2019 State of Mind Support Program at Cairns Hockey

  • collaboration with NQPHN and is designed to increase awareness around challenges associated with mental health
  • added a collaboration with Livin for Hockey to value add to the work the hockey community is doing to support this community challenge
  • invited local Cairns Clubs to be involved to expand the influence and impact

Steering Committee

Liz Reichardt , Barbie Simonis, Sharni Dowling and Melody Broad – supported by Julie McNeil and Megan Schenk – we continue to seek some male representation on the this volunteer committee

Project Aims

  1. Support Cairns Hockey to take a leadership role in encouraging healthy and inclusive conversations around mental health
  2. Increase Cairns Hockey’s understanding of depression, anxiety and mental health and the risks associated with alcohol and drug use
  3. Connect clubs and members with local mental health services such as general practitioners, agencies and community health organisations
  4. Build clubs and member’s capacity through activities such as mental health literacy workshops and information sessions led by industry experts

For more information, contact Julie McNeil at or Megan Schenk at   We shall share the 2019 Plans once they are confirmed


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