Registration (Hamilton Minor Hockey Initiation Program)



2024-2025 Registration Information, click here to register

  • U5 (2020) - 4 Yrs Old

  • U7 (2019-2018) - 5 & 6 Yrs Old

  • U8 (2017) - 7 Yrs Old

All Canadian Minor Hockey registrations, player profiles and payments are managed using the Hockey Canada Registration (HCR) Spordle web site. 

If Your Child is Returning To Play at HMHIP for the 2024-2025 season:

Please follow this link to the Hockey Canada Registration website, and log in with your email and password to complete the registration and payment for the 2024-2025 season.

If Your Child is Transferring To HMHIP for 2024-2025 from another minor hockey association:

Please send an email to the HMHIP Registrar - [email protected] to request a TRANSFER / SHARE.   The registrar will initiate the transfer / share and email you back when complete.  You can then visit the Hockey Canada Registration (HCR) website for HMHIP to complete your registration and payment for the 2024-2025 season.

If Your Child has Never Played Minor Hockey in the past.

If your child has never played minor hockey in Canada, your child will first need to be assigned a Hockey Canada Registration (HCR) Number. 

Step 1 – Apply for an HCR Number for your Child - Email the following info to - [email protected]

1. Parents First & Last Name
2. Email Address 
3. Parent Cell Number 
4. Child's First and Last Name (Legal Name Only) 
5. Date of Birth - Month-Day-Year 
6. Gender
7. Primary Language - English or French 
8. Home Mailing Address with Postal Code
9.  Players Citizenship e.g. Canadian
10. Identify as Indigenous - Yes or No 
11. Move in Year to Current Address
12. Race & Ethnicity or "Prefer Not to Say"
13. Add Scanned copy - Current Drivers License 
14. Add Scanned copy - Players Birth Certificate 

Once submitted, our Registrar will process your request and reply back to your email address with your child’s new HCR number within 7 days.

*Please Note that Hockey Canada requires you to upload your child’s birth certificate and your current Driver's License in order to complete the registration.  

Step 2 – Add Your Child to your Hockey Canada Registration (HCR) account.

Once our registrar replies with your child’s new HCR Number, You will need to visit the Hockey Canada Registration website to log into ( or create)  your account to complete the registration and payment

a) Go to:

b) Click LOGIN at the top right.  If you do not have any other children that have been previously registered in minor hockey then you need to create a new account.

c) Once logged in, go to My Account (click on the circle with person in it…at the top right)

d) Within your account, on the left-hand side select Members.

e) You should see a circle with your initials in it and an icon to the left – “person with a plus sign”. This allows you to “Add a member”.    Note if you have other children registered, you should see them as well.

f) Click on this icon and fill in the information required:

· Your child’s name and birth date

· Or, the HCR number we provided

Step 3 - Once your child has been added to your profile, on the HCR Portal you can search for Hamilton Minor Hockey Initiation Program (HMHIP).


Visit the Jumpstart website.

HOCKEY CANADA ASSIST FUND - Visit the Hockey Canada Assist Fund website.

Kids Sports Canada -

We provide grants to help cover the costs of registration fees so that all kids aged 18 and under in Hamilton can play a season of sport.

Recreation Assistance Program -