COVID UPDATES (Newcastle Village Minor Hockey Association)


2021-2022 updates as of Mar 24, 2022

Link to Durham Public Health with details if you were exposed, or have symptoms

-Proof of vaccination, as well as screening no longer required as of Mar 1, 2022
-capacity, food/drink restrictions no longer required as of Mar 1
**OHF have advised that masks mandate continues for players/coach staff in dressing rooms, as well as coaches on bench.

OMHA Vaccination policy

  • Link to full OMHA policy can be found here.  OMHA, and our Municipality have the ability to add additional mandates on top of what the Government provides, and therefore we must follow these guidelines.
  • Policy applies to:
    • Players born in 2009 or earlier
    • Players turning 12 during the hockey season once they become eligible/have bday (ie. Jan-Apr bdays) (more specifics on this tbd)
    • Team and Game Officials (Coaches, Trainers and Managers, referees, linespersons, timekeepers, etc.)
    • Association Officials (minor hockey association directors, officers, executive and staff)
    • OMHA Officials (directors, officers, executive and staff, including hockey development personnel)
    • Volunteers
    • Instructors (third parties engaged by Associations or Teams (e.g., power skating, goaltending coaching)
  • All Affected Persons are required to be Fully Vaccinated (i.e.: including the 14-day period after receiving their completed dose) by October 31, 2021 or earlier

  • Accommodation to be submitted to OMHA for approval directly via HERE.  You are required to advise the Newcastle Hockey Board results of the OMHA review.

  • Board members will ask to see proof of vaccination. Acceptable documents include paper or digital copy of vaccine receipt, medical record signed by Dr with info, or vaccine passport (once available)

  • For questions about our refund policy, please go HERE


Have questions, please click here to submit your question.

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