PMHA Update..., News (Petrolia Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
PMHA Update...
Submitted By Karis Sylvester on Friday, October 9, 2020
PMHA Families: 

I hope all of our skaters are enjoying getting back on the ice. While it is not perfect and it is not the “normal” hockey we know it has been great seeing the excitement and energy our players are bringing to the ice.

As we navigate these strange times there are multiple bodies laying out protocols that we must follow. Our players and parents have done a good job of accepting and following the protocols for the most part. This is new for everyone so some leeway is given for exiting through the wrong door etc. but we did receive some requests for improvement from the arena staff based on the sample of skates through last weekend. I told them we would pass along these comments to reinforce the requirements for us to have hockey this year:


  • Please ensure both parents and skaters fill out the screening forms
  • Masks are mandatory in the building. Players must wear them until the point of putting on a helmet. When removing the helmet after practice the mask must go on. Wearing a helmet in or out of the arena is not an option. The arena staff have to wear theirs for 8 hours straight, the least we can do is wear them for ten minutes before and after the ice time
  • Please  DO NOT get fully undressed after your skate. There have been multiple groups undressing completely or almost completely. The rules are in place to ensure there is time to clean between groups but also to be respectful of others. Remove your helmet, skates, gloves, shoulder pads and go


The town has done a great job in working with us to make hockey work under the provincial regulations. Please do your part to ensure we can play hockey this season. If we are caught not following these rules we could ruin hockey for everyone. If an individual player needs to be asked multiple times to follow the rules the arena staff hold the power to ask players to leave. PMHA will be supporting the arena staff on this front as it is extremely important to follow these guidelines.


Thanks for your understanding and effort to bring hockey back to Petrolia.


PMHA Board

This article has been viewed 939 times.
Team Sites
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Petrolia Minor Hockey on Twitter
- and -
Visit Petrolia Minor Hockey on Facebook
Quick Links
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 14
    PMHA is now accepting Rep & AE Coach applications for the 2021/22 season. We welcome all individuals who are interested in coaching at the Rep & AE level to submit an application online.
  • 17
    Dear Petrolia Minor Hockey Members, Bryan Boyle is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic:  Petrolia Minor Hockey Association AGM Time: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at  07:00 PM Eastern Time(Canada)
  • 06
    Dear Petrolia Minor Hockey Association Families, COVID-19 continues to impact our lives in many ways. We hope everyone has been able to stay healthy and safe. Your PMHA Directors are looking ahead to the upcoming year, 2021-2022. A face-to-face ...
  • 12
    Hello PMHA families, We hope you are all doing well during this strange time. While we are unsure about how things will look in the fall, the OMHA is looking for kids interested in referee school. This is normally held in Windsor in September ...
  • 22
    The 2021 Virtual Coaches Clinics are now available. Please click on the above "Coaches" tab and then "2021 Virtual Coaches Clinics" or click on the link ...
  • 08
    To All PMHA families, The 2020/21 season has brought us many challenges on so many levels. The PMHA board continues to meet on a regular basis to monitor the season and to come up with a safe plan while following all of the health unit ...
  • 05
    A longtime member of the Petrolia Squires has written and published his first book, and it’s all about hockey. Brad Burton said “Making The Cut” follows 16-year-olds D.J. Roberts and Brad Martinsen and their efforts to crack the lineup of a ...
  • 30
    PMHA would like to add clarity to the article in The Observer and Independent about COVID-19 cases in the Adult Rec hockey league. We have had no cases of COVID-19 in PMHA during our play from October through the late-December lockdown. We want ...
Printed from on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 12:04 AM