ONE Parent or Guardian per registered player must have completed Respect in Sport – Parent OR have a current Respect in Sport – Volunteer, and must be recorded with NMHA prior to registering for the 2018-19 season.
NMHA registers male and female players from 5-20 yrs old. The hockey season runs from Sept – March.
Players will be on the ice mostly twice per week, some weeks are less or none, due to other programs or tournaments in the arenas. We request that players be able to skate across the ice with their stick and hockey gear on. If you are looking for lessons or beginners hockey please visit the City of Nanaimo, Parks & Rec site.
NMHA hosts co-ed recreational and female recreational teams (if numbers warrant), as well as competitive (higher skill level) teams.
NEW: NMHA will be using online registration for all players PLEASE PRINT below document TO REGISTER:
You can also ask your current manager for your player’s Hockey Canada id#, as they have it on the team roster.
NEW players are asked to come into the minor hockey office to register for the first time after May 12, 2019.
Forms will be made available closer to that date.
Please note you will be required to have proof of residency within our boundaries(ie. current utility bill) as well as a copy of birth certificate/passport. Please complete the Parent Respect in Sport as well.
Players transferring from another association due to moving into the Nanaimo MHA catchment area must have ALL information requested on all forms, NMHA Registration and VIAHA Transfer Package before Registration is accepted securing a place in NMHA.
Where does my player play if Parent’s are in separate homes within 2 Districts? BC Hockey Regulation – read carefully!
PLEASE NOTE: All transfer must be approved by VIAHA and BCH. Nanaimo MHA only collects the data then sends it on your player’s behalf. Please print and read both links below:
North of Takala Road and Brenton Page Road at Oyster Bay and South of Nanoose Beach Road (Arlington Pub) at Nanoose Bay (excludes Nanoose Peninsula)
|Initiation H1 & H2 – M/F Integrated||n/a|
|Initiation H3 & H4 – M/F Integrated||n/a|
|Atom – M/F Integrated & Female teams (if numbers warrant)||Atom Development A & B1 (yearly decision of board)|
|Peewee – M/F Integrated & Female teams (if numbers warrant)||Peewee T1 & T2 & T3 (yearly decision of board)|
|Bantam – M/F Integrated & Female teams (if numbers warrant)||Bantam T1 & T2 & T3 (yearly decision of board)|
|Midget – M/F Integrated & Female teams (if numbers warrant)||Midget T1 & T2|
|Juvenile||Juvenile (yearly decision)|
2019 Registration Costs*
Initiation H1 & H2 5/6 yr – $335
Initiation H3 & H4 7/8 yr – $495
Atom 9/10 yr – $530
Peewee 11/12 yr – $530
Bantam 13/14 yr – $530
Midget 15-17 yr – $530
Juvenile 18-20 yr – $250.00 – Start up fee, remainder TBD based on actual scheduling of program.
Competitive Try Out Fee – $125.00
Competitive Team Assessment costs – $5500* (broken down between # of players on team, *increase possible year to year)
There are other costs associated with being on a team, such as tournaments, meals, travel, hotels, track suits/jackets etc. However that is with up to the teams to decide upon and possible to fund-raise for.
Competitive tryouts will be offered if, on the close of regular registration June 1st, registration numbers are such that the Board of Directors deems that a team(s) in category is feasible. Competitive tryout fees must be paid by the close of Regular registration except for those players who are new to the NMHA catchment basin. Any request for an exemption must be made, in writing, to a committee consisting of the President, Managing Director, Competitive Director and Registrar.
If tryouts take place for a team in category, there will be no refund of Competitive tryout fees except on compassionate or medical grounds. Application for refunds must be made to the Registrar prior to the commencement of Competitive tryouts.
Withdrawing from Competitive Tryouts; fees are non-refundable except in compassionate or medical cases. Please send a written explanation to the office for review.
The player (parent) is responsible for application to “Kids Sport” and “Jump Start” and “A4K” The office must have copies of sent forms or proof of online registration, in order to process registration costs.
All players will register in their own age group’s Division. Applications to play in a different Division as an overage or underage player will not be considered until after the player has been evaluated in their own Division. All applications must conform to BCH guidelines and VIAHA Regulations.
No player will be moved into or out of a Division where that movement would jeopardize the operation of that Division.
Applications, where granted, will be for the current season only.
Priority will be given to players residing within the NMHA catchment basin. Players from outside the catchment basin wishing to enroll in NMHA due to their own association having no team in category should apply, in writing, to the registrar with a copy to their home Association.
All withdrawals requests must be made in writing and delivered to the Nanaimo Minor Hockey Clubhouse. Refunds will be issued as follows:
Withdrawal requests received prior to September 1: Refund 100% less $10.00 administration fee.
Withdrawal requests received from September 1 to September 30: Refund Basic Registration Fee, less 1/7th of fee
Withdrawal requests received from October 1 to October 31: Refund Basic Registration Fee, less 2/7th of fee
Withdrawal requests received after October 31: No Refund
Fundraising assessments, rep tryout fees and membership fees are not refundable.
Consideration will be given for refunds for relocation, medical, or compassionate grounds, upon written application to the Board.