Players are provided a uniform top to borrow for the season. High school players play in a navy skort and navy and white socks. Middle school players can play in dark-colored athletic shorts (navy or black), but also need navy and white socks.
Order skorts and socks here by July 31.
Mouth guards (get an extra!) and shin guards are also required. Cleats are highly recommended for grass play. On turf, tennis shoes or turf shoes are needed. High schoolers must wear googles.
Where to find the essential gear?
Chelsea Field Hockey has beginner sticks and shin guards for loan at Whip-It Camp and for rent during the fall season. Sticks and shin guards are each $5 (rental fee). A limited supply is available.
Ready to purchase? Here are a few sources:
Dick's Sporting Goods
Play It Again Sports - Visit Westgate Shopping Center, Ann Arbor
Register for CHS team (9th-12th) by July 15
Register for BMS team (7th & 8th) by July 15
Register in NEW Chelsea Athletic Department Sports Team database, Final Forms
(** Must have USA Field Hockey membership number handy. Get new membership or renew here.)
If you're planning on playing indoor field hockey in the winter*, it is often recommended that you play with an indoor stick. Be sure to check with your club. So, what stick is right for you? Take the handy quiz, featuring the Dita stick brand, to the right.
*Via Pinnacle, Fer De Lance or Live Oak field hockey clubs