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OHF Reveals Return to Hockey Framework

By Ontario Minor Hockey Association, 06/11/20, 10:00AM EDT


OHF Hockey Canada Licensed Skill Development Program

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Updated: June 19, 2020

In support of their Return to Hockey plan released on June 11th, the Ontario Hockey Federation has shared additional documents for Associations and members with further information. 

June 11th, 2020

The Ontario Hockey Federation has approved the OHF Return to Hockey plan and specifically the implementation of Phase 2 - Stage 1, following Hockey Canada’s Return to Hockey’s Board of Directors decision last week and based on the current Ontario Government Emergency Order Amendment.

Within the Return to Hockey Framework, the OHF has provided a detailed Phased approach to reintroduce hockey activities across our provincial jurisdictions. The safety of all participants and stakeholders will continue to be the priority, while balancing the needs of individuals within the game. This staged approach does not have a specific timeframe, but will evolve at the guidance of public health, the provincial government and our governing body, Hockey Canada. At any point during the progression we may need to pause or return to a previous stage in order to protect and support our participants and the public. Currently there is no programming approved to be run anywhere in Ontario.

In addition, the OHF has also approved the OHF Hockey Canada Licensed Skill Development Program Policy to certify Hockey Canada Licensed Development Specialists (HCLDS). HCLDS will be certified by the OHF to perform hockey activities within the province of Ontario.

The OHF will be hosting its first virtual training session starting the week of June 22. Registration information on the program can be found here.

For the latest information and updates, please visit the OMHA's COVID-19 page.

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