Frequently Asked Questions

Note:

These FAQ's apply to the Spring 2017 season only.

What days are the games played?

Our U6 Rookies and U8 Co-Ed games will be played on Sunday mornings.

Our U12 Boys/Girls games will be played on Sunday afternoons.
Our
U16 Co-Ed games will be played on Monday evenings.


Where are the games played?

All games are played at the Gorsebrook Park outdoor rink located on Lundy's Lane in Halifax's South End.

Lundy's Lane is located off Wellington Street between South Park and Inglis streets.


How many games per week?

The kids will usually play one game per week. There may be 1-2 weeks with extra week night games.

How many games in total for season?


Our initial season is only 8 weeks long. There will be 6 regular season games and 2 playoff games based on a 4 team division. The final week would have the 2 best teams play one another to determine one champion team.


We hope to offer longer seasons in the future based on demand.

Do the kids have practices?

Our main programs does not have practices. However, there may be extra rink time available to Coaches and we would recommend taking advantage of it! Coaches will be notified when time becomes available.


Do you have programs for girls and boys?


The NSMBHA Halifax League is co-ed league where boys and girls play together. We will offer Boys & Girls Only Programs if the registration numbers are enough to field at least 4 teams in a Division. Help spread the word and get everybody involved!


Are there different divisions for different skill levels?

Our Halifax League is launching as a house league program, however kids wanting to play more competitively can look forward to next year's 2018 Spring Season to tryout and also play for our soon to be created semi-competitive "Halifax Reign Representative Team". For more information click here.


When does the season start and end?

See Our Programs page.

What equipment is required?

Please visit our Equipment page for more detailed information.

What are the Ball Hockey Rules?

Please visit our Rules page for more information.

How do I register?

Please visit our Registration page for more information.

What do I get with my registration fee?

Insurance coverage by NSBHA & CBHA for every registered player.

Individual player stats are recorded for qualified divisions.

Stats are posted to the website and GOM mobile application for tracking.

A free Game On Mobile application can be downloaded on Android or Apple devices.

A free food and drink party is available to everyone after the final game of each division.

Can I play with my friends?


Yes, as long as it is specified on the registration form (one per registration and corresponding application must match). The NSMBHA will do its best to have friends assigned to the same team. That being said we can not accommodate all requests and have to do our best to balance the teams as much as possible.


Can I sponsor a team?

Yes!!  Visit our Sponsors Page for more information and you receive a free registration with each sponsorship.