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WolfPack Hockey is BACK!!
Submitted By WMHA on Tuesday, February 9, 2021
The Province of Ontario has announced that Waterloo Region will gradually transition out of lockdown between February 10 and February 22. 

The City of Waterloo has advised that it intends to re-open arena facilities in a staggered manner commencing with RIM Park on February 18, 2020.  

Based on this, we are targeting Thursday, February 18 for Rep teams to begin to return to the ice and the week of February 22 for WHL (House League) programming to re- commence.

PROGRAM LENGTH

Approx. 8 weeks (Feb 18-April 18)


*Program duration subject to City of Waterloo facility availability & changes to public health restrictions.

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The nature and scope our hockey programming will be dependent on the prevailing public health restrictions in place from time to time in Waterloo Region during Phase 2.

While we are currently expecting that Waterloo Region will still be under the current Red “Control” level when our hockey operations resume, our programming will be designed to allow to us to move to more regular 5v5 hockey, including gameplay, once Waterloo Region moves into the less restrictive Orange, Yellow or Green levels.

RED Zone Program

· On-ice programming limited to individual skills and tactics

· Maximum 10 players + 4 coaching staff on-ice

· WHL (House League) 1 ice time per week

· Rep (AAA, AA, MD) 2 ice times per week (per cohort on each team)

 

 

ORANGE+ Zone Program

· Skills development & gameplay following Hockey Canada LTPD

· 5v5 modified gameplay competition

· WHL (House League) 2 ice times per week

· Rep (AAA, AA, MD) 4 ice times per week

 

 


TEAM STRUCTURE

Rep team rosters and composition will remain “as-is”.

House League team rosters and composition will remain “as-is” to the extent possible, however, some player movement may be required to comply with public health guidelines and restrictions as well as to accommodate registration numbers.

 

REGISTRATION

All players who registered for Phase 1 are automatically registered for Phase 2!

Players who do not wish to continue can contact [email protected] to opt out.

Registration (new players) and payment portal will open February 16th.

 

COST

House League - $200 (3 installments)

  • $25 due February 20th
  • $75 due March 2nd
  • 3rd installment payable March 20th

 

Rep - $310 (3 installments)

  • $55 due February 20th
  • $100 due March 2nd
  • 3rd installment payable March 20th

**Players who were NOT registered in Phase 1 will also be subject to a $48.77 Hockey Canada insurance surcharge.

 

 

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CCM Game-On Face Masks

WMHA will provide all players with a CCM "Game-On" FaceMask for use on-ice. 

Wearing the CCM Mask on-ice is NOT mandatory. WMHA is strongly encouraging all players to try to wear the CCM Mask on-ice in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to the extent they can!

CCM has specifically designed the "Game-On" FaceMask to allow for the breathability needed for on-ice play, while at the same time providing an added barrier to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

The two (2) best junior hockey leagues in Ontario outside of the OHL, namely the OJHL (Jr. "A") and GOJHL (Jr. "B") have already made the use of the CCM masks mandatory for their players.  You can see the CCM mask in action in the GOJHL here:  Stratford vs St. Marys (GOJHL)

For more information visit the CCM website.

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SportsHeadz Health Check App

You asked and we’re delivering!  In response to your feedback on our Parent Survey, WMHA is transitioning to a new, user-friendly app to assist with COVID symptom screening for Phase 2.

Your coach or convenor will be in touch with details on how to download and use the SportsHeadz Health Check App.  The app is free to use and can be downloaded directly to your mobile phone via the App Store and GooglePlay.  For those families without access to a smartphone, the Health Check can also be completed from a computer.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH REMINDERS

As we prepare to head back to the rinks, WMHA would like to remind its members of the following public health protocols:

  • MASKS must be worn at all times inside the arena (players & coaches may remove masks on-ice only)
  • PARENTS must remain in their designated off-ice area and maintain social distancing of 2m at all times
  • COVID-SCREENING must be completed by all participants prior to each ice time and checked by the coach

WMHA will continue to monitor the public health situation in Waterloo Region and will take additional measures, including cessation of hockey operations, as circumstances require. 

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