Frequently Asked Questions

What days are the games played?

Games will be played Sundays between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Younger age groups will play in earlier time slots.

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. We are investigating indoor locations nearby in case of rainouts. 

How many games per week?

The kids will usually play one game per week. There may be one or two weeks where extra make-up games are played.

How many games in total for season?

Our season is 8-9 weeks long. Still TBA. We hope to offer 8 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.

Do the kids have practices?

Our programs do not have practices. 

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?

The league is recreational and all skill levels are welcomed.

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.

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. Players can make one friend request and that friend request must be reciprocal. 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.