Local League ( U13, U15 and U18) (Port Colborne Minor Hockey)

PrintLocal League ( U13, U15 and U18)

Ages 11 and above
A Non-body checking league

U13,  U15 & U18 programs


Players, parents / spectators will be required to respect Public Health rules and regulations that might be put in place during the season. Should any Covid-19 protocols be re-instated, they will be posted as soon as they are recieved.  



   - Players will be divided equally into teams up to a maxium of 17 skaters and 1 goalie    

   - Teams are allocated a shared 50 minute practice time at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre.    

   - The Niagara Distrct Local League (NDLL) consists of teams from the following centres.  

Fort Erie, Stoney Creek,  West Lincoln,   Niagara on the Lake, Pelham, Thorold, Welland and Wainfleet
The NDLL creates and manages the Local League game schedule.  Details will be released in late August.   

   - Regular season:   Each child is generally
on the ice twice a week with some exceptions throughout the season 
     for tournaments,  special events etc.   Our pricing in based on Total hours over the full season.    

   - Each player will finish the season with 19 to 21 shared practices between September and March 31.
   - Each team will play approx. 24 games

           - 12 Home games at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre.

           - 12 Away in any one of the other centres mentioned before.

     Players can look forward to a total of 40 hours of home ice instruction and play,  including pre-season,  and regular season games and practices with additional away games.     

This program is designed to further the development each player's individual skating skills and to teach them the basic game strategies. 

Participation in the local league program provides our players with the opportunity to play opposing teams of various ability levels, increasing the level of competition.



     Port Colborne teams adhere to article 12 of the Niagara District Local League manual of operations,  
        Article 12
        a)  All coaches must strive to provide equal ice time, period by period and game by game, except:
                i) In the last three (3) minutes of a closely contested game                           
               ii) when a coach is sitting out a player for disciplinary reasons as the result of an event that took place prior to or  during the game.


            The emphasis is on creating a fun team-building environment that promotes good sportsmanship


We are also looking for coaches, trainers and other volunteers.  To volunteer, please fill out the Online coach and volunteer application under Forms and Apps on the PCMHA website  

Please note that all volunteers are required to have valid certification to the minimum of Respect in Sports (Activity Leader), and a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC).
Interested persons should contact Brad Neamtz, at their earliest convenience, by email at [email protected]