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 2022-23 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.

2022 Player T1 Team Tryout Request Form – OUT OF TOWN PLAYERS ONLY(U13/U15/U18 TIER 1)


Registration for 2022-23 will be accepted beginning April 4, 2022 and will carry on until the divisions are full.

Team Snap Link – Returning players only!!

NEW – Parent must complete the Parent Version of Respect in Sport Program online (click here), IMPORTANT – select Nanaimo Minor Hockey for association. Only needs to be done once!




Registration for 2022-23 will begin May 15, 2022.

Parents must complete the Respect in Sport Program online (click here), IMPORTANT – select Nanaimo Minor Hockey for association.

Once completed please fill in this form NMHA NEW Player Registration 2022  and email with proof of residency in Nanaimo draw zone(hydro bill, tax notice etc.), child’s birth certificate. We will then send your child’s Hockey Canada ID# and the registration link, please do not use the returning player link to register, your registration will be voided

Equipment Purchasing Guide

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 VIAHA Transfer Package, below, before Registration is accepted securing a place in NMHA and are considered new players. 

Once completed please email all information to

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:


Please email for the required documents to register.


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)

Where does my player play if Parent’s are in separate homes within 2 Districts? BC Hockey Regulation – read carefully!

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