The COVID-19 pandemic has affected daily life, and hockey is impacted as well. As we return-to-hockey, we all need to adapt to ensure the health and safety of our community. The VMHA board and employees are working hard to provide safe and effective hockey programming. Our governing bodies have been instrumental in developing a framework…

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The first week of June has been upbeat around minor hockey’s return-to-play, with Hockey Canada releasing guidelines on June 4, and more updates from viaSport, BC Recreation & Parks Association, and BC Health. The Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association will be working closely with respective local municipalities to establish guidelines for individual facilities to ensure…

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As we work through these uncertain times prompted by COVID-19, please take confidence that Vancouver Minor Hockey will be collaborating with the many associations in the Lower Mainland, Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey, BC Hockey, Health BC, City of Vancouver and our esteemed medical leaders, to plan an upcoming season that prioritizes health and safely, while…

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Re: Working Together in the Best Interests of the Game Dear Directors:In this time of transition for hockey in BC, we hope we can open a dialogue and be a support to you. Making a leadership change was a bold decision and one that we know was difficult, but it shows leadership and purpose from…

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British Columbia’s Return to Sport Frequently Asked Questions Updated May 13, 2020 RETURN TO SPORT GUIDELINES Q: What is the directive from the provincial government? A: The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has advised sport that we may begin developing plans for resuming activities. The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has asked all businesses to…

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An Open Letter to Canadians First, and most importantly, to the front-line and essential workers who have gone above and beyond around the clock to keep Canadians safe – a simple thank you is not nearly enough for what you have done over the last three months. Second, to our Members, partners, local hockey associations,…

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This year VMHA is offering an early-bird discount for registrations done by midnight on Sunday, May 31 Installment payment option is available with a $100 deposit upon checkout and the remaining balance divided over four installments, August 15, September 15, October 15 and November 15. Parents wishing to pay in full can select to do…

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  As you know,  2019/20 season came to an abrupt halt in response to required safety measures to “flatten the curve” of the Covid-19 global pandemic.  We were as disappointed as you are.  The VMHA is happy to assure you – from an appropriate social distance – that we are making sure that the upcoming…

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A Message from our Acting President, Nick Santorelli In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hockey Canada has given notice that all practices, games, playoffs, championships, jamborees, tournaments and any associated events are cancelled effective immediately. Vancouver Minor is heavily affected by these necessary cancellations and respect the impact that social distancing will have on this…

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DRUM ROLL PLEASE! It’s time to announce our 2020 VMHA Hockey Pool sales contest winners! On behalf of the VMHA Board of Directors, we would like to thank all of you for participating in our largest annual fundraising initiative. For the fourth year in a row, we have exceeded our previous year’s gross sales total,…

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