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Notice to all parents and players with CRHL:

We understand and sincerely apologize for the situation with our 2019-2020 season schedule. Due to an unfortunate circumstance in which our new scheduler resigned two weeks prior to the start of the season, we are in a difficult position of having to create a schedule on very short notice. We have been fortunate to have an individual step up to help us who has decades of hockey scheduling experience and is working tirelessly to make sure our kids can play. However, due to the unique nature of the CRHL as a local league in Clarington, there is a steep learning curve. We request at this time your understanding and patience with this non-ideal situation. Rest assured our Board of Directors is very involved, and is working diligently to ensure that we are able to continue to provide hockey this season, and to ensure that we have a solution in place for next season and for the future.

Thank you kindly, and we do appreciate your consideration in helping us get through this very challenging time as smoothly as possible.

CRHL Annual General Meeting

Mark your calendars - the Annual General Meeting for the Clarington Recreational Hockey League will be held November 10th at 10am, South Courtice Arena in the Upper Viewing Room. This meeting is open to all parents and guardians of players in the CRHL, and is your chance to hear first-hand about your league, and to ask your questions. We hope to see you there.


Photos will be held October  and 27th during practices for all house league teams.


PLEASE NOTE: This has been updated today, Wednesday, October 16th...

Mini Watts this week will not be held on Saturday.

The 7:30 time slot will skate Wednesday October 16th at 6pm South Courtice Pad A

The 8:30 time slot will skate Thursday October 17th at 5pm South Courtice Pad A 

The 9:30 time slot will skate Thursday October 17th at 6pm

the office is closed until further notice

Until further notice the office will remain closed. Please contact your coach or convener if you need any assistance. 

Emails are being answered as able.

minor novice (formerly tyke), novice and midget divisions are full, limited room in bantam and initiation remaining

If you would like to be added to a wait list for minor novice (formerly tyke) , novice or midget please email the office at with your child's name and birthdate. 

division by age

Initiation 2013-2014

Minor Novice (formerly Tyke) 2012

Novice 2011

Atom 2009-2010

Peewee 2007-2008

Bantam 2005-2006

Midget 2002-2004


The CRHL Supports Rowan’s Law

Rowan Stringer loved rugby. A competitive and keen athlete, she was captain of her high school’s team. Tragically, in May 2013, 17-year old Rowan died as the result of head injuries she sustained while playing rugby. In the week before her last game, Rowan was hit twice while playing, likely sustaining a concussion after each blow. Her concussions went unreported, and she continued to play. Rowan suspected something wasn’t right—she texted a friend about her condition and used Google to search for information about concussions. When she was hit again in her final game, Rowan suffered what is known as Second Impact Syndrome—catastrophic swelling caused by a second injury to a brain still healing from previous trauma. Rowan collapsed on the field on May 8, 2013, and died four days later (

Rowan's Law (Concussion Safety), 2018 makes it mandatory for sports organizations to: ensure that athletes under 26 years of age, parents of athletes under 18, coaches, team trainers and officials confirm every year that they have reviewed Ontario's Concussion Awareness Resources. (

The CRHL is in full support of the Rowan’s Law and its intent to improve concussion awareness. As mandated in the new law, the CRHL now requires all players, parents/guardians, and team officials to take the following two steps:

  1. Review the Ontario government's concussion awareness resources on an annual basis.
  2. Sign the Ontario Hockey Federation’s (OHF) Rowan's Law Acknowledgement form. By signing this form, players, parents & team officials confirm they have:

a) Reviewed the concussion awareness resources;

b) Commit to the OHF Concussion Code of Conduct, which includes helping to prevent concussions, taking concussions seriously, and respecting the OHF removal and return to play protocol.

The CRHL has set the following deadlines:.

  • All CRHL players, parents and officials must complete the review of information & acknowledgement prior to their first scheduled ice time this fall (2019/20 season)

In season office hours

Monday - closed

Tuesday 1130-7

Wednesday 9-430

Thursday 9-430

Friday 9-430

Saturday 8-12

Sunday - closed

Midget Division

Please be aware that due to registration numbers the decision has been made to merge the minor and major midget divisions into a single midget division. 

If you have any concerns please contact the office and your concerns will be passed along to the appropriate person. 


Registration for 2019-2020 Season

The current cost of registration is $560. We are currently full in minor novice, major novice and midget divisions. 

Registration will be available in the office. In office we can accept cash, debit, visa and mastercard. 

First time registrations are required to submit a birth certificate as well as have the parent respect in sport course completed by a parent/guardian. 

If you are moving in from another association please contact the office. 

Sponsorship 2019-2020 Season

The Clarington Thunder is now looking for sponsorships for the 2019-2020 hockey season. 

Please visit our sponsorship page for more information, contact the office or see the sponsorship agreement linked below. 

Thank you to everyone for sponsored this 2018-19 season!

Clarington Thunder clothing - online ordering - CLICK

The CRHL is pleased to have authorize Action Promotions Canada, a local provider, as the supplier of Thunder apparel. Please check out their website for available clothing. (All transactions are between each individual and Action Promotions Canada. The CRHL takes no responsibility.)

Birth Certificates

Please be aware that the OMHA has now stated that all players new to the association must have birth certificates attached to their hockey profiles.

Coaches will be asking parents to submit birth certificates to the office to add to player profiles. The CRHL will not keep a copy of these once the documents are added to the player profiles.

We are on Facebook and Twitter!

Keep up to date on CRHL News, Events and schedules on our new Facebook and Twitter Pages!


Follow your team on a smartphone

Keep current with your team's schedule, scores, and standings.

Respect in Sport - Parent Program - a requirement

The OMHA requires that at least one parent or guardian for each player registered in the OMHA, and therefore the CRHL, must complete the online Respect in Sport - Parent Education Program as a condition of their child’s participation.

This course must be taken BEFORE you can register your child for play.

Once the course is taken, the certificate number obtained is to be used for player registrations in this and subsequent years.

Additional information - Respect in Sport - Parent Program

Select to learn more about the program and to link to the course.

2016-2017 Thank You to CRHL Sponsors

2017-2018 Thank You to CRHL Sponsors