2021 Withrow Park Ball Hockey League Registration Status

Open registration in the Youth divisions is now underway (as of 8 am on March 27th). Below is a listing of current registration availability (as at 8am March 31st). Note that many divisions are full with open waitlists. Please refer to the below listing before attempting to register to ensure there is a program available for your child. Adult registration: Men’s League Registration is closed; Women’s League registration is open to new players. Young Adult: Young Men (2001-1992) and Young Women (2002-1991) registration begins April 5 (returning) at 8 am and young adult new player registration begins Monday, April 12 at 8 am. (NOTE RE YOUNG ADULT LEAGUES: Young Adult leagues are opening at waitlist on April 5th for the duration of the returning player window (to April 12). Registrants to the waitlist are timestamped and players will receive registration confirmation emails once returning player status is confirmed.) 

Co-ed Divisions 

  • U6/Mite (2015, 2016, and 2017 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Open to Waitlist only
  • U8/Tyke (2013 and 2014 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Closed.
  • U10/Novice (2011 and 2012 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Open to Waitlist only
  • U12/Atom (2009 and 2010 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Open to Waitlist only.  
  • U14/Peewee (2007 and 2008 YOB). Division is Open to Registration.
  • U16/Bantam (2005 and 2006 YOB). Division is Open to Registration 
  • U19/Junior (2002, 2003, 2004 YOB). Division is Open to Registration 

 Girls Divisions 

  • U8/Tyke (2013, 2014 and 2015 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Open to Waitlist only.
  • U10/Novice (2011 and 2012 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Open to Waitlist only.
  • U12/Atom (2009 and 2010 YOB). Division is Open to Registration.
  • U14/Peewee (2007 and 2008 YOB). Division is Open to Registration.
  • U16 (New division) (2005, and 2006 YOB). Division is Full. Registration is Open to Waitlist only.
  • U18  (2003 and 2004 YOB). Division is Open to Registration.

Season Duration and Game Locations

 

  • The 2021 youth season duration is to be determined. Our plan is to start on May 1 and run until the end of June but this will depend on public health restrictions and regulations regarding Covid-19. 
  • Games are played on the outdoor rinks at Withrow Park (off Carlaw, south of Danforth); Riverdale Park East (off Broadview, south of Danforth), and possibly Jimmie Simpson (Queen East, west of Logan).

 

In 2021, we are offering the following YOUTH divisions:

 

Co-ed Divisions 

  • U6/Mite (2015, 2016, and 2017 YOB). Games on Saturday and Sunday mornings at Withrow Park. 
  • U8/Tyke (2013 and 2014 YOB). Games on Saturday and Sunday (rinks to be announced). 
  • U10/Novice (2011 and 2012 YOB). Games on Saturday and Sunday (rinks to be announced).
  • U12/Atom (2009 and 2010 YOB). Games on Saturdays and Sundays (rinks to be announced). 
  • U14/Peewee (2007 and 2008 YOB). Saturdays, Sundays, and Tuesday (rinks to be announced).
  • U16/Bantam (2005 and 2006 YOB). Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays (rinks to be announced).
  • U19/Junior (2002, 2003, 2004 YOB). Mondays and Thursdays (rinks to be announced).

 Girls Divisions 

  • U8/Tyke (2013, 2014 and 2015 YOB). Games on Saturday and Sunday (rinks to be announced).
  • U10/Novice (2011 and 2012 YOB). Games on Saturday and Sunday (rinks to be announced).
  • U12/Atom (2009 and 2010 YOB). Games on Saturdays and Sundays (rinks to be announced). 
  • U14/Peewee (2007 and 2008 YOB). Games on Saturdays and Sundays (rinks to be announced). 
  • U16 (New division) (2005, and 2006 YOB). Games on Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays (rinks to be announced).
  • U18  (2003 and 2004 YOB). Games on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays (rinks to be announced). 

The above times are tentative and subject to change. Also, near the end of the season, additional games may be required and will be scheduled as necessary at irregular time slots. 

 Register Early

Again this season, it is expected several divisions will fill quickly. Returning players in all divisions EXCEPT Co-ed U16 (Bantam) and Co-ed U19 (Junior) are guaranteed a spot if they register prior to the stated deadline. Returning players in Co-ed U16 and co-ed U19 are NOT guaranteed team placement. It is first come first served for new and returning Co-ed U16 and co-ed U19 players. 

In 2021, we are offering the following ADULT divisions:

Women’s Divisions 

  • YOUNG ADULT-WOMEN (2002 to 1992 YOB). Games on Monday evenings (to be confirmed).
  • WOMEN (30 and over, must be born in 1991 or older). Games on Wednesdays, rain outs Monday

Men’s Divisions

  • YOUNG ADULT-MEN (2001 to 1992 YOB). Games on Monday evenings (to be confirmed).
  • MEN (35 and over, must be born in 1986 or older). Games on Tuesdays, rain outs various

  Fees:

 YOUTH (Co-ed and Girls): $140

 ADULT MEN’S LEAGUE: $290 (for those who played in the modified 2020 fall season and did not request their partial refund, the 2021 fee for those players is $125).

 ADULT WOMEN’S LEAGUE: $250 (for those who played in the modified 2020 fall season and did not request their partial refund, the 2021 for those players is $135).

 YOUNG ADULTS (MEN AND WOMEN): $110 

 

Co-ed and Girls Division Rules

The co-ed youth division is open to both boys and girls.

The girls division is open to girls only.

Non-contact in all divisions. No slap shots in Mite, Tyke, and Novice.

 

Equipment Requirements

 

  • Hockey gloves, CSA approved helmets, non-plastic hockey sticks are mandatory on the rink at all times.
  • Shin guards for all divisions from Mite to Junior are mandatory again this year.
  • Elbow pads and jocks are recommended equipment.
  • Equipment for goalies has been provided in the past. That may not be the case this year due to Covid restrictions. Stay tuned. Goalies do require their own helmet.
  • Please note that the non-CSA approved street-hockey style goalie helmets are not permitted.
  • CSA certified helmets are mandatory. 

 

How to Register

 

  • As a returning player you will be required to use last year’s email to register. If you have changed email addresses, please contact us by email.
  • Returning players in all divisions EXCEPT Co-ed U16 (Bantam) and Co-ed U19 (Junior) are guaranteed team placement if they are registered before the early bird deadline. 
  • Returning players in Co-ed U16 and Co-ed U19 are NOT guaranteed team placement. Registration for returning players in those divisions is on a first come, first served basis
  • New players will be required to create a new family account and/or player profile prior to registering.

 

All players are put on a wait list until confirmation of payment and acceptance into the League. Payment does not constitute acceptance.

 Once a division fills up, a limited wait list will be put in place. In order to have a confirmed position on the wait list the participant must be registered using our online registration system (no registration fee is charged for placement on the wait list). 

 

Teammate Requests

 Teammate requests will only be considered in the Mite division. We will not respond to teammate requests in divisions other than Mite.