As NewEra Field prepares to host the World Juniors game on December 26th, hockey fans are invited to see the stars of tomorrow during free practices at the Meridian Centre in St. Catherines.  Free practices are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, December 12th, 13th and 14th.

The World Juniors practice schedule:

  • Tuesday, 12/12  9am - 12noon (doors open at 8:30am)
  • Tuesday, 12/12  4pm - 6pm (doors open at 3:30pm)
  • Wednesday, 12/13  9:30am - 11:30am (doors open at 9am)
  • Thursday, 12/14  9:30am - 11:30am (doors open at 9am)

All school groups, hockey associations and fans are invited to attend.  Large groups arriving by bus must email the Meridian Center with the date and number of buses expected at .

Concession stands will be open during all practices.  Food vouchers in increments of $5.00 can be pre-ordered at

There's more information on World Juniors practices at