Indoor Sports paused until January 26th, 2022

Jan. 4th, 2022 As per the Government of Ontario announcement on Monday, Jan. 3rd, all indoor sports (both recreational and competitive) are paused until January 26th, 2022. The LHA Board will be meeting in the coming weeks to discuss options for house league/hockey school while we wait to hear the GTHL’s plan on the completion…

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GTHL announces pause until January 12

The Greater Toronto Hockey League announced today that effective January 2 up to and including January 12, hockey activities at all levels (House League, Select, ‘A,’ ‘AA,’ and ‘AAA’), including games, practices, and tournaments, will be paused due to Public Health advice and uncertainty created around changing regulations. The pause will allow the GTHL Board…

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Season Update – Dec.19th, 2021

The Greater Toronto Hockey League has announced that effective Sunday, December 19 until Thursday, December 23, all competitive (‘AAA,’ ‘AA,’ and ‘A’) games will be postponed. In light of this news and the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the Leaside Hockey Association Board has decided to follow the decision of the GTHL and effective…

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U18 Gold Select Wins Lefroy Ice Breakers Fall Faceoff!

This past weekend, the Leaside U18 Red and Gold teams participated in the Lefroy Ice Breakers Fall Faceoff tournament. The U18 division had 10 teams, including 4 from Ottawa. After the 3 preliminary rounds, the Red team was undefeated and in first place and Gold was 2-1 in fourth place. So the teams met in…

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Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund

We are excited to share that the Leaside Hockey Association has been selected by Canadian Tire Jumpstart to receive a grant from their Sport Relief Fund. The fund helps community sport organizations like ours continue to provide access to sport and play for Canadian kids. This grant goes a long way towards helping us to…

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FREE Concussion Education Webinar Tues. Dec. 7, 2021 7pm

Leaside Memorial Community Gardens and Holland Bloorview are collaborating again this year to provide concussion education. This session year’s session will cover: – Rowan’s Law updates for January 2022 – Recognition, remove-from-sport, report and refer – Supporting active approaches to recovery – Concussion and mental health – Concussion prevention and management in a pandemic environment…

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THE LHA ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY OPERATIONS

The Leaside Hockey Association (LHA) is pleased to announce that Nathaniel Brooks (Direction Hockey) and Derrell Levy (In-Tech High Performance) will be our new Directors of Hockey Operations. Throughout the spring and summer, the LHA conducted a Request for Proposal seeking an innovative vision for the LHA’s hockey development program. The process included an RFP,…

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2021-2022 VACCINATION POLICY

Dear Leaside Families As some of you may already know, as a condition of participating in any sanctioned hockey activities (on or off ice), including house league, hockey school, Select/GTHL practices, games, etc. the GTHL has established a policy requiring the following persons (“Affected Persons”) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e.: including the 14-day…

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