Return to Play – Association Programming, News (Markham Waxers)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Return to Play – Association Programming
Submitted By Deb Larsen on Thu 06 25, 20
The OMHA Officers are actively reviewing direction from the provincial government, guidance from public health and facilities across the OMHA. 

BULLETIN #:   200624-033-I
 June 24, 2020
 OMHA Member Associations 
 OMHA Board; OMHA Convenors 
FROM:   Ian Taylor - Executive Director
 Return to Play – Association Programming 

As previously communicated, Hockey Canada determined that the best approach for a return to hockey in Canada is to allow each Hockey Canada Member Branch the opportunity to work with authorities in their respective regions to determine when it is safe to return to the ice in areas that fall under their jurisdiction.

Subsequently, the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) released their Return to Play Framework which includes a detailed phased-approach to reintroduce hockey activities across the province.
Within Phase 2 - Stage 1 of the OHF Return to Hockey Framework, it states that Minor Hockey Associations (MHA) may conduct, with the approval of the OMHA, instructional training for players registered with their MHA during the 2019-2020 season, where such training is conducted by a registered coach with the MHA during the 2019-2020 season.

The OMHA Officers are actively reviewing direction from the provincial government, guidance from public health and facilities across the OMHA. At this time, the OMHA has not yet determined a date when we will start to approve requests from our associations. We will ensure any return to play puts the safety of our participants, first and foremost.

We will keep you informed as we progress through this decision making process.
This article has been viewed 5825 times.
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Markham Waxers on Twitter
- and -
Visit Markham Waxers on Facebook
- and -
Follow Markham Waxers on Instagram
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 01
    The Markham Waxers are excited to announce that we will be hosting 2 NHL/NHLPA First Shift programs for the 2023-2024 season. This six-week program is designed to ensure a positive experience for new-to-hockey families. Fall: The fall program ...
  • 12
    The Ontario Minor Hockey Association is excited to partner with KidSport Ontario for the first time in its history to help provide a resource to remove some of the financial barriers for families.   KidSport provides funding for children under ...
  • 20
    The time of year for evaluations (formerly tryouts) is coming quickly. There is a change this year in the geographic make-up of the Markham AAA Zone, as per the OMHA memorandum of February 3, 2023, titled AAA Zone Realignment Pilot.
  • 13
    Congratulations to the Markham Waxers U8 MD team for winning the West Hill Shamrock tournament April 7-9, 2023.
  • 06
    The Markham Waxers BB U13 team had a fantastic season!
  • 06
    Another hockey year came to a close as the Waxers U14 MD 2 White team added another trophy to their cabinet at the Ajax Pickering Spring Thaw tournament.
  • 03
    The Markham Waxers U15 MD1 Team have been crowned the undefeated back-to-back champions of York Simcoe Minor Hockey League! After a dominant regular season that saw our boys finish with a perfect 33-0 record, the U15 MD1 team continued their display ...
  • 27
    Congratulations to the Markham Waxers U11 AA team who won the Toronto Aeros Mark Woszczyna Championship on the weekend.
Printed from on Monday, June 5, 2023 at 2:12 AM