GEORGE BELL HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

The George Bell Hockey Association (GBHA) a not-for-profit community hockey association located in the heart of the Junction in West Toronto. The goal of the GBHA is to develop and maintain fun, safe, fair and inclusive hockey programs for children and youths between the ages of 4 and 20.  

HOUSE LEAGUE HOCKEY

The GBHA has more than 800 house league players every season. In order to promote participation and fun at every level we have tiered most divisions. The goal of the GBHA is to develop and maintain fun, safe, fair and inclusive hockey programs for all children and youths, both boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 20 with divisions from Tyke to Midget/Juvenile.

SELECT HOCKEY PROGRAM

Our Select Hockey program gives our more skilled players the opportunity to play competitive hockey against other organizations within the North York Hockey League. Last season, the GBHA fielded 22 teams "Tyke" to "Under 21". The NYHL is open to house league select teams in the Greater Toronto area and operates under the umbrella of the GTHL.

SKILLS & SPECIAL PROGRAMS

The GBHA and its coaches offer bi-weekly skills sessions to all levels except Midget/Juvenile. These sessions are offered at no additional cost. In addition, we may offer specific Girls Only and Goalie sessions. These sessions will be confirmed at the beginning of the season. In addition we annually rent outdoor ice at High Park for team practices during the Outdoor season.

LEARN TO PLAY (TYKE)

The Tyke program is very unique because it begins with a "Learn to Play" format before moving into team game format. Please note that this is NOT a Learn to Skate program.  The program is divided into two division levels allowing all players to enjoy some success in game situations as they continue to learn to skate and acquire basic hockey skills.

2016-2017 SEASON

House League Registration

Registration for the 2016-2017 Season is open.

Please visit our House League Page for Division and Fee Information before heading to our Registration Page.

Some of the GBHA Navy Select Teams are holding Spring tryouts.  Please use this link for Select Information and Tryout Schedule

GBHA NEWS

AGM 2016 – Annual General Meeting

The GBHA Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday June 27th at 8:00pm. The meeting will take place at George Bell Arena, Kerr Room, upper level. Everyone is welcome.

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Midget/Bantam Schedule Changes for 2016-2017 Season

Unforeseen circumstances has made it necessary for us to adjust our House League schedule for our Bantam and Midget divisions. The rink Arena Board (which is not part of the GBHA family) has made the decision to take ice from our traditional Monday night schedule to start an adult hockey program, with the result being…

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Spring Select Tryouts 2016

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The GBHA will be holding Spring tryouts for some of our Navy Select Teams. The dates and times for all team tryouts will be available on our Select Tryout page as soon as they become available.  All GBHA house league players who were registered with us in 2015-2016 can attend tryouts without having to Pre-Register for the…

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NEW – Respect in Sport Parents Program

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Under a new ruling by the Ontario Hockey Federation, one parent of every minor hockey player is required to take the Respect in Sport Parent Program before September 1, 2016.  This course is mandatory to have the Player’s registration approved. The cost of taking the program is $12 plus tax and is paid directly on-line when…

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GBHA Annual Year End Bash

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The 2015-2016 Year End FUNdraiser Celebration will be held this year on Saturday April 30th. Sponsored by the High Park Brewery with Food by Blazing Kitchen, we are hoping to have a lot of fun celebrating the great hockey season and raising funds for the Help A Kid Play Hockey Fund. This year the event…

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Useful Information

Hockey Equipment Fitting Guide

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It is important to make sure that your player is properly equipped, and that the equipment fits correctly in order offer the maximum protection against injury.  Hockey Fitting Guide.

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What is Select Hockey?

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Select hockey can be an incredibly rewarding experience for your child and your family. Not only is it a great hockey experience, but it is also a great life experience. The players, parents, and even siblings often develop friendships that can last a lifetime. Select hockey is the next level up from House League. Each…

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Research Says Young Athletes Need More Than Just Practice To Succeed

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However, many athletes never quite cross the 10,000 hour finish line, and have used the scapegoat reason, “I just didn’t have enough time to commit to the sport.”

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