Providing the Alberni Valley with hockey leagues for youth of all ages

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Our Mission

The purpose of the Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association (AVMHA) is to organize, develop, and promote minor hockey for the youth of the Alberni Valley. We strive to provide quality leadership at all levels, and to develop the understanding of teamwork and sportsmanship in an atmosphere of fun and positive reinforcement for all players and volunteers.

Recreation & Competitive Teams

AVMHA players have several options available to them when deciding the direction of their future in hockey.  Each year teams from the Alberni Valley play in both competitive and recreational island leagues starting at Atom.  The younger children in Initiation also enjoy tournaments on the island.

Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association News

Revisiting Our 2021/2022 AVMHA Year End Award Recipients

It’s hard to believe that we are primed and ready to enter February and the “slowing down” of this hockey season. As we get close to the end, we will be asking for your nominations for our year end rewards. We have several awards to offer up this year, with the newly created “Manager of…

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First Shift is Back!

If you have a child aged 6-10 that wants to have FUN, build FRIENDSHIPS and be part of a TEAM, the AVMHA is excited to offer the First Shift Program again in 2023. The NHL/NHLPA First Shift wants to help you fall in love with hockey.  For Children aged 6-10, receive 6 on-ice sessions and…

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Independent Third Party Reporting Mechanism

TO: BC Hockey Membership   FROM: Keegan Goodrich – Vice President, Operations & Events       SUBJECT: Independent Third Party Reporting Mechanism     BC Hockey Members,   In this memorandum, we would like to share details on the new, fully independent, and confidential reporting mechanism for all individuals regarding any incidents involving Hockey Canada sanctioned programming. This…

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Additional 2022-23 Hockey Canada/NCCP Coaching Clinics Open For Registration

For Immediate Release October 13, 2022   Saanichton, B.C. – BC Hockey is excited to share that multiple Hockey Canada/NCCP coaching clinics across all levels are open for registration. Please see the dates, levels, and corresponding links listed below. We appreciate you sharing this info with the coaches within your MHA to ensure they are…

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BC Hockey Creating Workgroups to Improve Hockey Experience

For Immediate Release October 25, 2022   Saanichton, B.C. – BC Hockey is seeking individuals to help form two workgroups aimed at accelerating positive change in the hockey experience for all participants, volunteers and members.   The workgroups being created are the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Workgroup and the Safe Sport Workgroup. The BC Hockey Board is…

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BC Hockey names Whitney Juszkiewicz Female Coach Mentor

See full article here  

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“WE ARE COACHES” FEMALE-ONLY CLINICS

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Vacant Volunteer VIAHA Positions 2022-2023

VIAHA is in search of volunteers for several positions.  Please visit the following link for more information; Vacant Volunteer VIAHA Positions 2022-2023 Application forms can be found here; VIAHA Volunteer Application Form

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Tournament dates and entry forms

Please visit Tournaments to view our list of tournaments and to apply now.

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Hockey Canada/NCCP Coaching Clinics

BC Hockey has opened registration for pre-season coaching clinics at the Coach 1 – Intro to Coach, Coach 2 – Coach Level, Development 1 Part 1, and Instructional Stream categories of Hockey Canada/NCCP coaching clinics. Hockey University (HU) clinics are also available on demand. This is a great way for your coaches to get their…

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Upcoming Events

First Shift is Back!

Jan 17, 2023

If you have a child aged 6-10 that wants to have FUN, build FRIENDSHIPS and be part of a TEAM, the AVMHA is excited to offer the First Shift Program again in 2023. The NHL/NHLPA First Shift wants to help you fall in love with hockey.  For Children aged 6-10, receive 6 on-ice sessions and…

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Morning Skills Sessions for U11, U13 & U15

Jan 17, 2023

Hello Parents! Beginning Tuesday Jan 17 Ryan Rehill and Bill Hardy will be running morning skills sessions for U11, U13, and U15 players. To start, Tuesdays will be available to U11 and U13 players and Wednesdays will be available to U15 players. This schedule may change depending on player/parent interest at the different levels. Ice…

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“WE ARE COACHES” FEMALE-ONLY CLINICS

Sep 9, 2022
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Vacant Volunteer VIAHA Positions 2022-2023

Sep 6, 2022

VIAHA is in search of volunteers for several positions.  Please visit the following link for more information; Vacant Volunteer VIAHA Positions 2022-2023 Application forms can be found here; VIAHA Volunteer Application Form

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