General Information (Thornton Minor Hockey)

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Please read this document carefully. By registering with Thornton Minor Hockey, you are accepting the terms and conditions of registration set out below. 

Registration opens April 1, 2018 for returning players to Thornton.  Players will be accepted on all teams on the basis of who registers and pays first. Team and Player numbers are often limited, to ensure quality and fair play. In rare circumstances and subject to Player numbers and available Teams, we may not be able to offer spots on Teams to all registrants. A waiting list will be created until such time as a sufficient number of Players justify adding a further Team.

Registration will open May 15, 2018 for new players.  A new player is defined as a player that did not play for Thornton the previous season.  To be able to register with Thornton you will need to provide players name and date of birth as Registrar will need to search for Hockey Canada file and request a transfer through OMHA of the file to Thornton.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you get a message after you register that the team is full please contact President Bill Van Leeuwen at [email protected]   Teams are filled by first come first paid basis and additional teams will be opened depending on number of players.

Register Early to Guarantee Your Spot for the 2018/19 Hockey Season!

If you have any questions regarding registration please email [email protected]

On-Line Registration Process Opens on April 1st, 2018.

OMHA Required Parental Respect in Sport Training:

Families are required to complete the Respect in Sport Parent Program
Please see more information on the OMHA website: Respect Education  


Fees for the 2018/19 Hockey Season (Age by December 31st, 2018):

The Association has recently benchmarked its Fee Structure to ensure that membership Fees are competitive and in line with what other Associations are charging for comparable programs. Unlike many other Associations, TMHA does not charge additional “package” fees consisting of mandatory team budget contributions or clothing packages. Registration Fees are based on costs associated with the following:

  • Home and Away jerseys, including socks

Note:  Players will be able to choose their jersey number and have their name placed on Jersey when registered prior to July 31, 2018.  Those who register after Aug 1, 2018 will have an assigned number.

  • Administrative Costs
  •  Cost of Ice Purchases
  •  Insurance
  •  League Fees (OMHA, SRLL)
  •  Player Development
  •  Referee Expenses
  •  Year End Banquet Awards & Team Pictures


Registration Level Fees - Age by December 31st, 2018

PROGRAM                                   COST                   AGE            BIRTH YEAR

Learn to Play                              $340                   3 & 4            2015 & 2014

Initiation Program (IP’s)          $665                      5                      2013

Initiation Program (IP LL)        $665                      6                      2012

Tyke                                            $815                      7                      2011

Novice                                        $975                      8                      2010

Atom                                           $975                  9 & 10          2009 & 2008

Peewee                                       $975                 11 & 12         2007 & 2006

Bantam                                       $975                 13 & 14         2005 & 2004

Minor Midget                              $975                     15                     2003

Midget LL                                    $975                 16 & 17        2002 & 2001


For your convenience, you will be able to pay with VISA or MasterCard On-Line. 

Administration Fee will be charged on all insufficient payments.

Players will be de-registered until all outstanding amounts have been paid in full. In addition, all ice privileges will be suspended until arrangements are made to replace outstanding fees.

Outstanding fees must be replaced in CASH/CERTIFIED CHEQUE OR MONEY ORDER for the returned cheque plus the NSF charge and the balance owing on any other cheque etc. issued to TMHA before the player is allowed on the ice.

Requests for Refunds:       A $100.00 Administration Fee will be applied to all refund requests to cover the costs of jerseys, administration, and associated insurance costs. The Administration Fee will be waived in those situations where the Association, due to insufficient Player numbers, is unable to provide a Player with a Team to play on.

All refunds MUST be made in writing on the Refund for Request Form (available under Forms) and addressed to the Registrar. The refund will be based on the date of receipt of the completed form as per TMHA Policy. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing from the time of notification. Amounts paid by cheque will be delayed until cheque clears the TMHA bank account.

The balance of Registration Fees will be refunded as follows: 

·       From April to October 1st - $100.00 Administration Fee only; remainder of fees will be  refunded.

·       From October 1st – December 31st – prorated

·       After December 31st  – 0% of fee will be refunded unless due to medical reasons. 

·       Any player requesting a refund from TMHA due to Medical reasons or relocation must submit a completed Request for Refund in writing. This must then be approved by the TMHA Board of Directors.

You can also contact Bill Van Leeuwen at [email protected]

For your convenience, you will be able to pay with VISA or MasterCard On-Line. 

By clicking on the following link for registration you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions.


In registering with Thornton Minor Hockey, Players and Parents agree to be governed by the applicable policies, rules and regulations of the Thornton Minor Hockey Association (TMHA), the Simcoe Region Local League (SRLL), the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), as well as their governing bodies, the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) and Hockey Canada. Without limitation, this includes the TMHA Bylaws and TMHA Rules of Operation.

Providing false information as part of the registration process, will result in disciplinary action, including loss of points for games played, game forfeitures, suspensions, fines and revocation of membership.

PERMISSION TO PLAY / WAIVER OF LIABILITY: We hereby grant permission for myself/child to participate in hockey activities with TMHA. We acknowledge and agree that participating in any recreational sporting activity carries certain inherent physical risks, and we agree to assume full responsibility for these risks on behalf of myself/child. In the event of any accident, injury, illness or death that in anyway relate to myself/ child’s voluntary participation in TMHA related hockey events, associated travel to and from games and tournaments, and any incidental team related activities, we hereby agree on behalf of myself/child to forever waive, forgo and release any and all potential claims for damages, liability, costs and expenses of any kind against TMHA, SRLL, OMHA and Essa Township (the “Releasees”), including all current and former agents, volunteers, employees, officers and directors acting on behalf of the Releasees. We acknowledge that we have accepted these terms voluntarily, after being provided with a reasonable opportunity to obtain independent advice, and that this Waiver restricts the future legal rights of both myself/child, for which we have provided informed consent.

MEDICAL PERMISSION: If in the event of an injury which appears to be serious at an activity sanctioned by TMHA and during which the parent or guardian is not in attendance or cannot be reached by phone, we hereby authorize the team trainer, coach, or other persons supervising the activity, to authorize immediate medical attention for my child by qualified persons.

CODE OF CONDUCT / RESPECT IN SPORT: In applying for membership with TMHA, we acknowledge on behalf of myself/child that we have read and agree to comply with the TMHA/SRLL/OMHA Codes of Conduct and Ethics, and that as a condition of maintaining membership, we will ensure that our behaviour while participating in TMHA sanctioned events will exhibit respect and good sportsmanship for all players, officials and spectators involved. We also confirm that as a condition of play at least one parent/guardian within our family has completed the OMHA Respect in Sport training module applicable to parents. We further consent on behalf of myself and my child to the collection and use of any necessary personal information as may be reasonably required to administer TMHA/SRLL/OMHA associated activities and events.

PHOTOGRAPHIC CONSENT / GAME & PLAYER STATISTICS: By enrolling in minor hockey, we acknowledge and consent on behalf of myself/child that TMHA/SRLL/OMHA may collect, gather and use team, player and game related statistics during the course of the season that are used for the

On-Line Registration and Payment (CREDIT CARD) - CLICK HERE to access information. CREDIT CARD is required for On-Line Registration.

When you have completed your registration, you will receive an e-mail confirmation and receipt.  This is your Tax Receipt for the Hockey Season.  

Tax Receipts:

An Income Tax Receipt for Registration Fees is your On-Line e-mail confirmation upon registration. Print Off Receipt and/or Keep that e-mail Safe.

Volunteers & Coaches Required:

Our Association is completely driven by volunteers. As the Association continues to grow; the need for volunteers continues to grow as well. Our young Players need your help, so please volunteer to help move this Association forward. We all want the kids to play hockey in a supportive and fun environment and that can only occur if we all help to make it happen. Unlike many organizations, we do not insist on a payment in lieu of volunteering, but as we grow, the demand for volunteers keeps increasing. Come out and assist in any way possible. To be a part of Thornton Minor Hockey, you can contact:

You can also contact Bill Van Leeuwen at   [email protected]

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