Levels Of Play (Port Stanley Minor Hockey)

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Preschool

This program is for young player learning to skate and the game of Hockey aged 4 and under. Play will be Cross Ice as per Hockey Canada Mandated Guidelines. Preschool will use the smaller nets, and use the lightweight "Blue" pucks.  One day a week – typically Saturday mornings starting the 1st weekend in October ending the 1st Saturday of the March Break.

Initiation Program: 5 and 6 year olds

A progressive, learn to play teaching curriculum. Play will be Cross Ice as per Hockey Canada Mandated Guidelines. Initiation will use the smaller nets, and use the lightweight "Blue" pucks.  Children learn through participating in practice drills and informal and modified games, such as cross ice hockey, relays and obstacle courses. Structured toward players 5-6 years of age who can skate on their own. Ice time start the first week of October and will be on Saturday Mornings and Monday Evenings ending the 1st Saturday of the March Break. Following Dec 1st a schedule of games may be in place which may fall on varying days of the week in other local centers.

Pre-Novice (previously tyke) aged 7 and Novice aged 8

Play will be Cross Ice as per Hockey Canada New Mandated Guidelines. https://www.omha.net/noviceandbelow


**NEW** A PROGRESSIVE INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME
Click here to read the OMHA Guide for Programming for Novice and Below

Local League: Atom to Midget

Atom, Peewee, Bantam and Midget all have Local League teams. Travel house league style of schedule. Twenty game schedule with at least one practice per week (more with shared ice practice). Away games within 30-60 minutes of Port Stanley Arena. Following the first 6 games of the regular season teams will be re-seeded into divisions with similar skilled teams. No Boundaries, everyone welcome to play. No Body Contact.

Rep (Shamrock): Novice to Juvenile
Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam Midget and Juvenile all have Rep teams. OMHA Rep level hockey. 22-26 game schedule, with at least one practice per week (more with shared ice practice). Away games within 60-90 minutes of Port Stanley Arena. Playoffs could require up to two hours travel time. Try outs will be held in early September (if required). Must be in bounds player. NOTE: BODY CONTACT is ALLOWED in Bantam, Midget and Juvenile Divisions Only.

Not sure if you are in bounds? Read our 2000-2001 Boundary agreement and find out where you fit in, or email, [email protected] to inquire.
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