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Novice Minor

Novice Minor

Formerly know as Hockey 3, Novice Minor is for players born in 2011.

The program is geared entirely toward teaching your child the skating skills: forward, backward, stops/starts, tight turns, crossover, and pivots, along with puck skills. We will be primarily teaching them basic competitive sport concepts and sportsmanship and will introduce the rules of the game, positional play, offsides, icing, etc.

Novice minor hockey has no league standings, no league championships, and no Banners. We don’t even keep score during games at the younger age levels. Novice minor hockey is about one thing, and one thing only: getting more puck touches and being extremely mobile on the ice.

Please click here for answers to frequently asked questions

Novice Minor Ice Schedule

Players in Novice Minor practice two times weekly until November 1st. After November 1st, teams have one practice and one game per week. Practice times for specific teams are selected by the Head Coach.

Times are not confirmed until team placement. Each line represents a ice time for a team.

SATURDAY 8:00-9:00 AM IS 2 MONDAY 5:00-6:00 PM IS 2
SATURDAY 8:00-9:00 AM IS 2 MONDAY 5:00-6:00 PM IS 2
SUNDAY 4:30-5:30 PM IS 3 FRIDAY 5:15-6:15 PM IS 1
SATURDAY 8:45-9:45 AM IS 3 TUESDAY 5:00-6:00 PM IS 3
SUNDAY 4:30-5:30 PM IS 3 FRIDAY 5:15-6:15 PM IS 1
SATURDAY 8:45-9:45 AM IS 3 TUESDAY 5:00-6:00 PM IS 3

IS = Ice Sports North Shore; 


Registration is closed for 2018-19 season. 

Registration for the 2019-20 season will begin in April 2019.


Registration Options:

  1. Full Season - mid-September until end of February -$690
  2. First Half Season - mid-September - mid-December - $440
  3. Second half Season - January - February - $290 -note this is primarily a skills development program - players may not be placed on teams

Click here to Register

Players must reside in North Vancouver.

For New Players

  1. Once registered please send via email to the following documents in one pdf file.
    • a)  the new player registration form
    • b) a copy of your child's birth certificate and
    • c) two proofs of residence showing your name and address in North Vancouver
  2. Additional forms may be required for players who are not born in Canada, not Canadian citizens or who have previously played with another minor hockey association.

Please contact with questions or assistance with registration


Payment Options

NVMHA accepts cash cheque or credit card payments. 

Installment payments are available as follows until June 30

  • 1/3 of fees due upon registration
  • 1/3 due May 31
  • 1/3 due June 30.

Other payment installment options are available on request to

Post dated cheques for all installments must be received within in 7 days or registration.


For cash payments please contact


Please make cheques payable to NVMHA and drop in the NVMHA mailbox at Ice Sports North Shore (ice level inside the sliding doors. Please record your child's name and division on the cheque.

Credit Card

We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express. All credit card payments will incur a 2% credit card processing fee. For credit card installment payments, the entire processing fee is charge on the initial payment.

Additional fees may be levied for returned cheques.

Financial Assistance

NVMHA believes that every kid who wants to play hockey should have the opportunity regardless of financial situation. We can offier flexible payments schedules to suit your financial situation. Please contact the registrar to discuss payment options.

In addition, financial assistance may be available to those who qualify from

Athletes for Kids 

Kidsport North Shore

Jumpstart BC

If you are applying to KidSports North Shore or Athletes for Kids please choose the cheque payment options and notify the registrar.