Local League (Erin-Hillsburgh Minor Hockey Association)

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Program Overview

 We are very excited to announce that we have partnered with Orangeville & Centre Wellington for the 2023/24 season and they are the centres we will be playing against.  As in previous years, we will form Erin teams and have home games and practices at our local arenas (Erin Community Centre & Hillsburgh).  

Our Local League program offers kids the opportunity to play recreational hockey regardless of their abilities. Our volunteers share the common goal of providing the children an atmosphere where good sportsmanship prevails above all else.  As a sanctioned league under Hockey Canada and the OHF (Ontario Hockey Federation) we follow the Hockey Canada Long-Term Player Development Model.


How are Local League teams set up?
All Local League players participate in a grading session in the fall. Coaches are in the stands assessing players and then work together to draft their teams.

What night will my practices be?
Teams will have 1 practice during the week, and a game on Sundays. U18 teams generally have 2 games a week.

If you have any questions please contact our Local League Director: [email protected]

Who are the coaches?
If you are interested in volunteering as a coach, please contact [email protected]

When does Grading take place?
The grading takes place in the fall

What Age Group is my child in?

2023/24 Season:











How can I become a local league coach or other bench staff?

Coaches are appointed by the Local League Director. Local League coach selections are generally not finalized until after the rep tryouts. If you are interested in coaching, please fill out our online form (found in the LL Bench Staff resources) or contact [email protected] for more information and to receive an application form.
When does the Local League season run?
The Local League season starts with grading in early September and runs until Champs Day in late March. There is no Local League hockey scheduled during the Christmas Break or March Break.

How many games and practices do we get with Local League hockey?
Local League teams are budgeted for approximately 20 hours of shared ice practices and 20 games over the course of the season. All levels above U11 will play 10-10-12 minute periods. Every effort is made to give all teams a balanced schedule for home and away games. Local League teams will usually be scheduled for 1 practice and 1 game each week, however some weeks a local league team may have a practice or game.
Is Local League open to both boys and girls?
All EHMHA hockey teams are open to both boys and girls.
How far do the Local League teams travel?
Local league games will consist of home and away games. Home games are played in either Erin or Hillsburgh against another Erin team or an Orangeville or Caledon team. Away games are played in Orangeville or Caledon against Orangeville/Caledon teams.

What if I've been involved in an unsanctioned league in the past?
As a sanctioned league we follow the Hockey Canada Unsanctioned League Policy - you can view the policy at this link. 

Interested in Sponsoring our Local League?

Please see our Sponsorship Page