Initiation Information (Penetanguishene Minor Hockey Association)

PrintInitiation Information
The Initiation division is the entry point into hockey for many families.  The overarching goal of our program is to teach the fundamentals of hockey in a fun, supportive and stimulating environment.  To achieve this goal, we have two different levels with each building upon the previous level.

Initiation I (Intro To Hockey)

  • For kids aged 5 & under
  • Focus on learning to skate + very basic hockey skills. No games.
  • 1 hr per week on Sat.
  • 20-25 on ice hours total for year (1 hour/wk on average)

Initiation II (Mite)

  • For kids aged 6 (or capable 5 year olds with 1+ year experience)
  • Focus on fundamental hockey skills + power skating
  • 40+ hours of team practice that focuses on skills development
  • Cross-ice exhibition games and jamborees played against other centres
  • 1.5-2.5 hours of ice time per week on Fri., Sat or Sun
  • 50-60 on ice hours total for year (2+ hours/wk on average)
If you are a returning player, you can register online.  If you are a new player, please register in person.  See the General Information page for more details.

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