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

AVMHA AGM – Upcoming AGM Notification, Resolutions and Positions Descriptions

May 3, 2021

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: May 19, 2021 06:00 PM Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErcOiuqzgiE93TjlJwQ9Q6rO0Knvm8CPnn After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please register early, preregistrations is REQUIRED and registrations will close at 5pm – one hour prior to the meeting starting. Please…

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West Coast Prep Camp

Mar 18, 2021

Hi Parents with Hockey Player children born in 2011 or 2010-2009.  Please open the information below in this email as it is safe and contains some info. and video regarding male elite camps.  It also displays information on our female camp and goaltender specific camps.   Other information in the content is also fantastic and very…

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March Break Development Camp

Feb 28, 2021

Hi There,   I hope this email finds you well.   Pacific Hockey Development is excited to get started in Port Alberni, BC the March Break of 2021. This year we will be working with 1 group March 8th – 12th   and we want to personally invite you to join us! The Alberni Multiplex and Pacific Hockey Development…

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Spring Break Defensemen Camp – Westhills

Feb 28, 2021
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