Women's Hockey in Ontario

Ontario Women's Hockey Association (OWHA)

If you need any information about girls'/women's hockey in Ontario (tournaments, leagues, or any other info), please contact the Ontario Women's Hockey Association. Here is a link to a page that provides more information about the Ontario Women's Hockey Association.

The OWHA manages the Ontario Provincial Championships and will be able to provide more information about these championships as well.

Here is information about the number of female players registered in Ontario.

Hockey Organizations in Ontario

Hockey Development Centre for Ontario (ODCO)

For hockey resouces, please contact the ODCO. They have such things as video tapes, coaching supplies and instructional material available. Their mailing address is:

For hockey resources, contact the ODCO.

Hockey Development Centre for Ontario
#301-1185 Eglinton Ave East
Don Mills, Ontario
M3C 3C6

Phone: (416) 426-7252
FAX: (416) 426-7348

Categories in Ontario

Ontario Categories
CategoryAge Limitations
Senior AAA, AA, A, BB, B, CC, C open age
Masters 35 and older
Senior Rec 20 and over
Intermediate AA, A, BB, B, C20 and under
Midget AA, A, BB, B, C 17 and under
Bantam AA, A, BB, B, C 15 and under
PeeWee AA, A, BB, B, C 13 and under
Atom AA, A, BB, B, C 11 and under
Novice AA, A, BB, B, C 9 and under
Initiation (Tyke) 7 and under
House Leagues in all age categories

Enjoy the fun, friendship, and fair play in all categories, with no intentional body checking (in all divisions), and a high level of skill and finesse.

Playing Opportunities in Ontario

Volunteer Opportunities


Ontario Provincial Championships

1996-97 Ontario Senior AAA (COWHL)

For more details on this year's current statistics, please refer to Marc Ouellette's COWHL Page. His page provides:

Teams Competing:

COWHL Important Dates:
 Regular Season          September 21, 1996 - February 28, 1997
 Provincial Tournament   February 7-9, 1997 (Cobourg)
 Allstar Game            March 3, 1997 (Icelands at 7:00pm)
 Playoffs                March 1997 - April 1997
 National Championship   March 5-9, 1997 (in Richmond, BC)
 Brampton Tournament     March 27-31, 1997
 COWHL Final Four        April 1997
 COWHL Banquet           April 1997
COWHL All-Star Game:
  March 3rd, 1997     7pm at Icelands Arenas, Mississauga

  COWHL AAA All-Stars -vs- North York Aeros 1997 Provincial Champions

1996 Esso Women's Nationals

This information is from the CHA.


The North York Aeros return to the 1996 national championship after having lost the 1995 provincial title to the Mississauga Chiefs. The Aeros were provincial champions for six consecutive years from 1989 to 1994, including national titles in 1991 and 1993.

The Aeros play in the six team Central Ontario Women's Hockey League. The league includes teams from London, Hamilton, Peterborough, Mississauga, Toronto and North York.

The Aeros current roster has four players who will line-up for Canada at the 1996 Pacific Women's Championship in April, and another member who has played for Team Finland (Sari Krooks). Cassie Campbell, Marianne Grnak, Laura Schuler and Geraldine Heaney have been named to the 1996 national women's team, while another eight players attended the 1996 Team Canada training camp or represented the country at a World Championship. Heaney is a three-time world gold medalist.

1996 Esso Women's Nationals Summary

Team:   North York Aeros
Round-Robin Record: 3-0-0 (1st in Pool B)
   Ontario 11 Saskatchewan 1
   Ontario 4 P.E.I. 0
   New Brunswick 0 Ontario 4
Semi-Finals:    Ontario 5 Alberta 2
Gold Medal:     Québec 3 Ontario 2 (OT)
Final Standing: 2nd

1995 Esso Women's Nationals Summary

Team:   Mississauga Chiefs
Round-Robin Record: 1-1-1 (3rd in Pool B)
Quarter-Finals: Ontario 4 B.C. 2
Semi-Finals:    Québec 3 Ontario 2 (OT)
Bronze Medal:   Alberta 3 Ontario 0
Final Standing: 4th


Congrats to the Port Elgin Kinettes Intermediate Hockey team who won the W.O.A.A championship this year! This is the first year for an official team in Port Elgin and they are hoping to have both an Intermediate and a Senior team next year. Keep up the good work! :-)

Links to teams or events in Ontario

If you make a page for your club team or league, please send me your URL, and I'll add it to this list.

This page is maintained by © 1998 Andria Hunter (andria@whockey.com).

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