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Financial Assistance

Oakland Bears Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available to families who demonstrate financial hardship. For further information and how to apply, please use the contact information listed below. All information will be kept strictly confidential.


The Oakland Ice Center has a limited number of scholarships available to allow children with financial need to participate in programs at a reduced or no cost.  Applications must be submitted prior to registering for a program and must be updated for each season. 

If you do not believe that you have the financial means to enroll your child(ren) in one or more of our programs, send us a packet or email with:

  1. A letter that includes:
    1. The program(s)/team(s) in which you are or wish to enroll your child(ren);
    2. The amount of scholarship you are requesting and any amounts granted by Sharks Foundation, NORCAL or any other scholarship received in the past; (NORCAL Scholarship Application is open for submission in September for the current season)
    3. Your annual family income;
    4. Any other financial considerations or circumstances you believe are important to our decision.
  2. A copy of your 2016 tax return for both parents or guardians.
  3. Copies of 2 most recent pay stubs for both parents or guardians.
  4. Copy of completed Sharks Foundation & NORCAL Scholarship Applications.

Mail, email or drop off this packet to:

Chi-Yin Tse, Hockey Manager

Oakland Ice Center Operation By Sharks Ice

519 18th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

*Additional information or documentation may be requested in order to process your request.  All submissions will be kept confidential.

**Scholarships will be based upon financial need and current availability of funds.