Hockey for Beginners

The Timbits Initiation Program is a structured, learn-to-play hockey program designed to introduce young players to the game’s basic skills in an atmosphere of fun and fair play. It is the basis from which Canadians get their start in hockey by having fun, learning skills, and developing confidence.

This program is the first introduction to hockey fundamentals. Participants will be on the ice twice a week for approximately 40 minutes per session. On ice instruction will include skating skills, hockey fundamentals, and game situations depending on the skill level of the participants.

Begins: Tentatively Oct 20th

Times/Days:  Wednesdays 5:15pm-7:30pm and Saturdays 7:30am - 9:45am (depending on your assigned time)

Fees: $175.00

Location: Pete Palangio Arena

Note: Participants require CSA approved protective hockey equipment  and must be 4 years of age by December 31st of the current hockey season.

Limited registration available

For more information, contact: NBMHA Office

email :

phone : 705-497-1560


Please read the following before starting your registration

As a new member to Hockey Canada you must create a new Hockey Canada ID.  Please complete the following before starting your registration:

  • As your child is new to minor hockey, one of the parents must complete the Respect in Sport - Parent Program.  This will create a Hockey Canada member number for your child which you will require to register with us.  You can complete the course here.  Please ensure that you select North Bay Minor Hockey as the association you link to your profile.

If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth for help.