Tryout Information (Garden City Minor Hockey)

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Tryouts Fee must be paid before your child will be allowed to participate. Tryout fees includes the cost of Pre Tryout Development Ice Times. Fee must be paid or child or will not be allowed on the ice. 

Tryout e-transfers can be sent to
[email protected] please put your child's name and division trying out of in the notes for any age group your child is trying out for U8, U9, U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, U16.  U18 is Free

Tryout CASH payments will be received at the GCMHA Office (entrance back of Bill Burgoyne Arena parking lot)  on Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 pm to 8 pm  Saturdays 9am to 12pm - closed on Saturdays of long weekends) 
or brought to the first Development Ice / Tryout Ice. 

Tryout credit card payments can be paid through the HCR only. If your child has a different last name then the name on the credit card please email Kim Bouvier at
[email protected] with child's name, division trying out for, name on credit card to ensure payment is posted correctly. 

Tryout signup must be completed in order to be registered for tryouts.

IF YOU ARE A ST CATHARINES RESIDENCE AND YOUR CHILD PLAYED HOCKEY LAST SEASON FOR KIWANIS OR CYO BUT YOU CANNOT REGISTER HIM TO OUR TRYOUTS ON THE HCR PLEASE DO NOT MAKE A NEW HCR PROFILE FOR THEM.(it will slow down the process of getting your child registered on our end. Please send an email to [email protected] with his name and date of birth and address and we will help you.

If you have moved from another OHF member (alliance, gthl, other) you must complete the 
OHF Minor Hockey Player Transfers for Residential Move and  it must be approved by OHF before we can allow your child on the ice. 

If you have moved from another OMHA Centre you must complete the following form (OMHA_Residential_Transfer) and email the form and all documents outlined to [email protected]   address must be approved prior to your child being allowed on our tryout ice. 

St. Catharines Residence  (and Thorold U11 with proper paperwork) This year register on the HCR only -   CLICK HERE 
you will probably be asked for proof of date of birth - (childs birth papers or birth certificate), proof of residency (parent's drivers license or copy of utilities bill showing same address child is living at) if you have never uploaded a copy in previous years.

Non Residence Players - U12 and up - NRP we can accept from A/B/BB Centres (Ft Erie, NOTL, Pelham, Pt Colb, Thorold, Wainfleet, Welland) must register through our GCMHA Website Only (must contact your home centre for NRP form)  Online Registration Form.
We have been instructed by OMHA that NRP cannot attend Preskates sessions. We'll see you at the tryouts sessions. 

 We cannot accept NRP registrations from AA Centres. (Niagara Falls, Stoney Creek, West Niagara. etc)

If you have moved from one place in St. Catharines to another in St. Catharines please sign into your Hockey Canada Registration, click on Members, click on initials, and click on submit an address change. 

If you have any questions regarding the tryout registration process please do not hesitate to email [email protected] 

Tryout Fee (you only pay one tryout fee)

U8 MD $ 120
U9 MD $ 120
U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, U16   $150  
NRP's $ 100 (can only tryout for AA - U12 to U16) 
U18 Free 

$ 25 Late registration fee will be added for any tryout registrations received after the first AA tryout date of that age group unless you were just released from AAA tryouts

Click for schedules --->>  Preskates_and_Tryouts_GCMHA_2024_(1)

GCMHA Preskates, hitting clinic and tryouts.
Preskates are U10 to U13 April 18 & April 27.
Hitting Clinic is U14 April 20 & 27
AA tryouts week of April 29
tryouts week of May 6
BB tryouts week of May 13
Everyone must start at AA at the minimium.

U8, U9 & U18 Tryouts are in the Fall, check back in August
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