WELCOME TO MINOR HOCKEY!
FAQ about starting minor hockey with SMHA
What age groups does the SMHA offer programs for?
The SMHA offers programs for boys and girls ages 5 through 18.
What is a SMHA “Zone”?
The SMHA divides the City of Saskatoon into six geographic zones and one city-wide female hockeyzone (Comets). Depending on where you live,
you will play in one of the following zones: Aces(southwest), Renegades (northwest), Bobcats (southcentral), Flyers (southeast), Redwings (northeast)
or the Wild (northeast).
To find out what zone you are part of please click here.
How much does it cost to register for Saskatoon minor hockey?
The registration fee to your zone can range from $350 to $850 depending on the age group of the player in question.
When does registration for hockey take place?
Each zone conducts its main registration on-line through the zone website between April 15 - June 15 of each spring.
Can I register past the regular registration date?
Yes, a late registration period will be established each year to register on-line with your home zone. Note that the registration fee will be higher if registering late.
Does my child have to play hockey with body checking?
No, the SMHA offers excellent No Body Checking leagues for players in Bantam and Midget. A player may play hockey with no body checking from age 5 through age 18 if they wish to
. NOTE: Body checking begins at the bantam age group in minor hockey (age 13 and 14).
Who do I contact if I have more questions?
Please contact the Saskatoon Minor Hockey Association office by calling 244-1363 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After you have paid your son or daughter's minor hockey registration fees, what else do I need to know about becoming a minor hockey parent?
Beyond the Registration Fees -Expectations of Hockey Families
What does my new hockey player require for hockey equipment to play?
Click here for a checklist of the hockey equipment required for a player