General Registration Information

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 2020-21 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:




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If registering a sibling(new), please call into the office to set up the new player’s HC ID #

Please complete your first registration prior to going forward with another, all the way to payment.

Do not complete a second profile if you are in the process of registering, log into your TEAM SNAP account and scroll down to bottom of your account to see your progress.

Respect in Sport, you can add January 1, and then the year you completed, does not have to be exact date.

You can also ask your current manager for your player’s Hockey Canada ID#, as they have it on the team roster.

Competitive Team Tryouts may begin Aug. 22nd, please plan your holidays accordingly, players and goaltenders.



NEW players are asked to come into the minor hockey office to register for the first time after May 18, 2020

Registration Form – TBA

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.

Player Transfers From Another Association

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)

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.

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