BC Hockey offers both Competitive and Recreational Senior Hockey Programs. Contact either the Adult Male Coordinator or the Female Development Coordinator for more information about BC Hockey Senior Hockey Programs.
Adult Recreation Hockey
2018-2019 ASHL Affiliate Program
We all play here. Join more than 100,000 adult rec hockey players across Canada.
Adult rec hockey gives thousands of Canadians the opportunity to continue enjoying the game after their minor hockey career has come to an end. There are also introductory adult rec programs for those looking to learn the game later in life. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or trying hockey for the first time, Hockey Canada and the Adult Safe Hockey League are for you.
Benefits of playing in the Adult Safe Hockey League & Affiliate Leagues
- Best-in-class insurance program.
- $20 million of commercial general liability with participant-to-participant liability included.
- Up to $1 million of accidental death and dismemberment insurance coverage.
- Up to $5,000 in accidental dental and medical insurance, including lost income insurance.
With more than 65,000 players on the ice in 13 Canadian locations, the ASHL is the largest rec hockey league in the world. Check it out ... we've got a division for you.
Running a league or a team and looking to be part of the Hockey Canada family? Take the next step and join more than 24,000 players competing in affiliate leagues.
Why play in the ASHL?
This is rec hockey, redefined. Professional stats and schedules and an award-winning team management platform changes what it means to play recreational hockey.
For more information on the ASHL/Hockey Canada Program, please contact:
Scott Campbell, ASHL Coordinator
Phone: 416-661-5425 x116
Competitive Senior Hockey
Senior Female Hockey (Competitive) is for the more serious teams that play competitively, striving for Branch, Regional and National supremacy. The South Coast Female Amateur Hockey League is comprised of Senior AA/A teams from Victoria, Kamloops, Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.
Senior A Teams vie for the Branch Championship and represent BC Hockey in the Senior B division at the Western Shield (Western Canada Championship).
Senior AA Teams vie for the Branch Championship and represent BC Hockey in the in the Senior A division at the Western Shield (Western Canada Championship).
Senior AAA Teams vie for Branch Championships. BC Hockey team(s) may also play in interprovincial leagues and as such may play nationally for a league championship.
Competitive players also have the opportunity to attend open try-outs to play for Team BC for competition in the Women’s National Championship as a part of the BC Hockey High Performance Program.
For more information on Senior female competitive categories contact the BC Hockey Senior / Recreational Female Divisional Director.
Senior Male Hockey (Competitive) is for the more serious teams that play competitively, striving for Branch and national supremacy.
Senior AA Teams vie for Branch Championship (called the Coy Cup)
Senior AAA Teams vie for Branch Championships (called the Savage Cup). Branch Champions then enter Inter-Branch competition leading to the Pacific Region Championship (Doug McKenzie Cup) and the National Championship (Allan Cup).
Intercollegiate hockey is alive and well within BC Hockey, providing excellent opportunities for junior hockey graduates to further their playing careers while completing their education. Five (5) teams from colleges and universities throughout BC and Washington state compete for the BCIHL championship.
For more information on Senior male competitive categories contact the Adult Male Coordinator or the Female Development Coordinator.