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New To Hockey in Vaughan
Submitted By CVHA Office on Tuesday, March 30, 2021
 New to Hockey in Vaughan?   Every Year we welcome many new hockey families to the City of Hockey Association. 
For some children it will be their first on ice hockey experience.  Some families are moving into Vaughan and want to continue their child's hockey development.  In all situations we welcome families to our City of Vaughan Hockey Association and are confident they will have a great experience. 

Our House League Teams are lead by certified Hockey Canada coaches that work very hard to develop both on and off ice skills. Your children will meet other children from within the Vaughan Community and having fun is always at the top of the list.  For answers to some of the most common questions see below.

When does the program/season start and end?
At CVHA we are hoping to have a smooth transition back to playing hockey this fall 2021.  The Hockey season normally begins Mid September (tentative) of each year.  It runs every Saturday and Sunday through to March Break.  There are a few weekends excluded such as Christmas break and Hockey Tournament Events.

What are ages offered in the CVHA House League?
In the CVHA we offer programs for players aged 4 years old(U5) through to 17 years of age(or U18)

How do I Register?
All players are required to Register within Hockey Canada Registration systems.  Hockey Canada is our Minor Hockey Governing Body and sets the Registration Criteria. When Hockey Registration opens we will post a LINK prominently on our home page. 

LTP7.JPGWhat does it cost to play in the CVHA House League?
Fees differ from age to age. Please refer to the House League Fees page for this information or click here for a direct link. 

What is included in my House League registration fees?

What's included can differ by age group. The basics are Hockey Jersey and Socks, Games Practices, Year End banquet with awards & player pictures. Please see the specifics to each age division under the GENERAL INFO tab.

Is Registration complicated or hard?
No, not a all, but you will require an email address. There are 2 steps to a successful registration.  1st, you must register yourself as the parent.  2nd step is to upload your child’s information and add them to your shopping cart.  You only need 1 family account for all children in your household. Your initial year you will have to upload both you and your child’s information.  After that you are only required to move the player into the new season.

Can I pay online.

Yes, you can pay by credit card online. You can also pay by Money Order.

How will I be contacted regarding the season start date?

We will prominently post onto our Website when Registration Opens. If you have played with us in the past you will also receive emails announcing the opening of Registration. Once your child is registered and paid our office will reach out by email to confirm your Registration.

Emails will be issued from [email protected] regarding 1st preseason ice session.  After this 1st session, a CVHA Convener and/or Coach will contact you regarding team placement for the balance of the season.

How old must my child be to play in the CVHA?

Your child must be 4 years old by the end of the current year. 


Can girls play hockey in the CVHA?

Yes, girls can play hockey in the CVHA as we are a CO-ED league.

When do teams play and practice?

House league programming does occur on Saturdays and Sundays.


What arenas does the CVHA house league play in?

The mandate put forth by the City of Vaughan is that the CVHA use all the hockey arenas in Vaughan.  Click here for link to arenas page.


Please visit our General Information tab for a full list of FAQ's. 


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