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Spring Evaluation Announcement (Male 2008 & 2009 age groups)

Dear St Vital Hockey Parents,

Over the past several years the St Vital Minor Hockey Association (SVMHA) has received an abundance of feedback from parents and coaches regarding the player evaluation and team formation processes. In response to this feedback, the SVMHA formed a steering committee in the fall of 2017 to research and analyse possible areas for improvement.

After consultation with key stakeholders, one viable option to improve the quality of evaluation results is to provide spring evaluations in addition to the fall evaluations.

Beginning this weekend on March 17 and concluding on Thursday March 22 we will be running a pilot where the 2008 & 2009 age groups for male hockey programs will be scheduled for evaluations. Evaluations will consists of 2 skill sessions per child, and reduce the number of evaluations required in the fall. If a player is unable to attend any of these spring evaluations, the data obtained during the 2017 fall evaluations will carry over and be used in conjunction with next falls evaluations to determine player rankings for the 2018-19 season. Any teams unable to attend due to playoffs will have their full evaluations completed in the fall.

Please be assured that the time commitment of families is always taken into consideration by the SVMHA board when we work to implement any changes to our procedures and policies. This is why all spring evaluations have been scheduled to be complete before the start of spring

Should you have any questions or concerns please contact your appropriate convenor:

2008 - Ryan Haney -
2009 - Brad Peters -

Thank you for your continued support and best of luck to all teams in the playoffs.

St Vital Minor Hockey Association


The Tied A2 Atom Game played on March 7th will be replayed on March 9th at 6pm at Glenwood.  Please refer to the Hockey Winnipeg website as all B side games have been adjusted.

Unsupervised Kids in Arenas Message

Attention St. Vital Hockey Parents: Just a friendly reminder to avoid having children under the age of 12 unsupervised in our arenas. This opens up liability risks for our association, and the arenas themselves. Incidences of unsupervised children that arena staff see behaving in a manner that isn't acceptable to them can and will be handled with in the following manner: 

1. Warning to the child directly
2. Warning to the parent of that child
3. Possibility of temporary banning from the premises

Unsupervised children in no access areas, including vacant dressing rooms will not be tolerated.

Questions, feel free to contact the SVMHA directly. Thanks!

Novice Half Ice Hockey - Survey

Good Afternoon,

We would like to collect some feedback regarding the Novice Half Ice Hockey program that was implemented at the beginning of the season.  It is important that we are able to see how various groups of people feel about the program and it will help us in moving forward with improving the implementation of this program next season. 

Please forward the link to the Novice Half Ice Hockey survey that is included in this email.  Who should be receiving and completing this survey:

  • All Novice Coaches
  • All Novice Parents
  • Administrators and Volunteers who were involved in Novice Hockey
  • Referees and RICs

The survey will only take a few minutes, but the data collected will go a long way in helping us to determine how we can improve the program.

Follow this link to complete the survey:

Thank you!  
Ian McArton
Program Coordinator
Hockey Winnipeg

SVMHA Gets Social!

Facebook / Twitter Logos

St Vital Minor Hockey Association now has a more powerful way for you to stay connected with us via our newly launched Facebook and Twitter pages.

We’ve created these new social media pages to better serve our community. So please join us at our new page and invite your friends to join ->


Female CHILL Hockey Program

Female CHILL Program is hosting a "Come Try Hockey Event" to welcome new girls to hockey.

For information about our Female only program and this welcome event please follow the link.

Click here 

Uniform Policy

Read about St Vital's New Uniform Policey

Coaching Sessions

Click here if you want information on Coaching sessions being offered by SVMHA. 5/6 and 7/8 coaches should consider attending

Jersey--Number selection, Sizing and Apparel Day

Click here for important information of Jersey selection

Evaluation Information

Info of the process and the Schedule.

Click HERE for full Calendar of events

St. Vital Minor Hockey  Association

St. Vital Minor Hockey Association

580 St Annes Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba - R2M 3G4