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    The GCHA is a non-profit organization that relies on parent and community volunteers for coaching and managing our programs.

    GCHA provides a variety of youth programs for different skill levels and age groups!

    If you are brand new to hockey and unsure about the sport, GCHA offers three Try Hockey for Free days. These events allow children to try skating and hockey with the help of GCHA coaches and players We offer two  Try Hockey for Free in early November and another late February. We also offer a Girls Try Hockey for Free is held in early October and is for girls only.

    Program Age / Division Skill level Timeline
    Learn to Play 4-8 Beginner skaters, or very young skaters who need to learn or work on skating skills. Also, young skaters who are ready for learning hockey skills and participating in games. Registration starting in September, program runs October through March. Commitment: 1 hr/week (Saturday) Seperated into 2, session Oct-December, Jan-April
    House Program 6U-16U House offers players the opportunity to enjoy competitive hockey without the travel. Registration starting in August, program runs September through March. Commitment: 2-3 Skates/week (weeknight + Saturday)
    Pee Wee "A" Travel 2012 Skaters who want an opportunity to participate at a level of competition that will challenge their skills. Team Placement dates vary check Travel tab for more information

    Children take varied paths through the programs as they gain skills and get older. GCHA welcomes new skaters at any age and skill level.

    Young children tend to go from Learn to Skate (1-2 years) -> Learn to Play (1 year) -> House Program 

    For any questions on where to start or where to go next, please contact GCHA President, Billy Barrett or Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Coordinator, Mary Catarino or Sally Smith at

    Check out our events page to see what exciting things we have coming up! 


    Travel Tryout dates

    Try Hockey for Free dates

    The Bob England Hockey Foundation is looking for supporters who share the love of hockey, and can help assist youth in need to continue to grow through sport. Twice a year applications will be reviewed and a grant will be awarded to support players hockey expenses.  Please visit the Bob England Hockey Foundation for more information.

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    For GCHA Sponsorship Information please download a Sponsorship Form located on the left side of our home page under Forms.