All players must wear a CSA (Canadian Standards Association) approved helmet, approved hockey gloves and running shoes. Players under the age of 18 are required to wear CSA approved full facial protection as well.
Although not mandatory, it is recommended that players wear elbow pads, athletic cup, soft knee pads and shin guards. As well, adult should consider wearing facial protection to protect their eyes. Standard hockey sticks are used to play the game.
Many types of balls are officially recognized for play by the CBHA. They vary in these colours Orange, Red and Pink in appearance and are not much larger than a tennis ball. A harder version is recommended for warm climate play, while a softer version is recommended for younger youth age groups and play during colder climates.
CBHA member leagues must use either version with the official CBHA logo manufactured by Knapper with the following product numbers:
AK Tour (K234) Tour Orange Ball 15-25 °C
AK Tour (K235) Tour Red Ball Hot 25 °C & Warmer
AK Tour (K236) Tour Pink Ball Cool 0-15 °C
AK Tour (K237) Tour Orange Ball Cold 0 °C & Colder
A full line of CBHA Approved ball hockey equipment is offered by Knapper in cooperation with the CBHA on the CBHA Shop.