ENTERING N.A.S.C. HOCKEY TERRITORY
WHY SHOULD MY CHILD PLAY HOCKEY?
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Since 1947 we have successfully organized recreational ice hockey for the children of Oshawa.
Oshawa N.A.S.C. Hockey is an operating committee under the governing body of N.A.S.C. (Neighbourhood Association Sports Committee). N.A.S.C. is a sub-committee of the O.C.C.N.A. (Oshawa Central Council of Neighbourhood Associations).
Oshawa N.A.S.C Hockey has been incredibly successful and has ran so efficiently, it has often been mistaken for those programs offered by the City of Oshawa. In fact, our learn hockey programs are so well received, they're "often imitated, never duplicated" . We pride ourselves in being the first and the leader in Oshawa in "grassroots" hockey development.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - N.A.S.C. Hockey Operations on Hold
Please be advised that effective Monday, November 23rd, N.A.S.C. Hockey will pause operations.
As a result of Durham Region being placed in the Red Status, we are unable to continue with our programming given the mandated restrictions that we are required to follow.
Those restrictions under the provincial order are listed below....
All sports and recreational programs are limited to 10 people in a facility including players, instructors, coaches, parents/guardians and executive members (everyone associated with a rental)
Team sports must not be practiced or played except for training
No games and scrimmages
No contact permitted for team or individual sports
No payments will be processed in the month of December.
We will keep our fingers crossed that our tentative restart date will remain as Tuesday, January 5th. This was the original date that we arranged with the City of Oshawa, for the league to commence after the Christmas break.
The hockey executive will keep a close eye on how things are developing with the pandemic and will communicate if and when we are able to get going again, all of course will be dependent on what transpires with COVID-19 over the holidays.
While we know that this is very challenging and very disappointing to all of us, we must keep in mind that safety comes first.
We thank you for your continued patience and understanding through this ever changing environment.
We hope that everyone has a safe and happy holiday season and try to take advantage of this unplanned pause in the hockey season.
Durham moves to 'Orange' COVID-19 restrictions as Ontario infections soar
Durham Region will move into the next stage of the province’s colour-coded pandemic precautions as infection numbers continue to soar across Ontario.
During Premier Doug Ford’s daily update on Friday afternoon, it was announced that numerous regions and health units across the province would be moving to the next stage of precautions and restrictions after Ontario saw a week of record-breaking coronavirus infections reported. Durham will move into the orange -- or ‘restrict’ -- category on Monday, Nov. 16.
On Friday, Ontario reported 1,396 new cases, just days after hitting a daily pandemic record of 1,575 new cases. As of Nov. 12, Durham had 3,518 confirmed cases, 317 of them active.
In his Nov. 13 update, Ford said that the province was lowering the threshold in each of its colour-coded levels due to the rise in cases and new COVID-19 modelling showing the province could reach 6,500 new cases each day by the middle of December if no further measures are taken.
“What we saw was alarming,” said Ford, adding “we’re staring down the barrel of another lock down.”
Under the orange category, restaurants, bars and other food establishments cannot have more than 50 people indoors and there will be limited operating hours, with all businesses closing at 10 p.m. Liquor may only be sold between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. and only four people can sit together.
For recreational facilities, no spectators, with the exception of parents watching children, will be permitted.
For the FULL STORY, please CLICK HERE.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Durham Region moving to Red Status
As things continue to evolve with COVID-19, we are trying to keep everyone as informed as possible as things can and will change on a moment's notice as we have witnessed just today.
Effective this coming Monday, November 23rd, Durham Region is being moved to Red Status.
There are a significant restrictions and changes to sports programming as a result.
WE ARE GOOD TO GO FOR THIS WEEKEND.
Our programming will remain unchanged for all sessions scheduled for this weekend so please continue to complete your screening and arrive at the scheduled ice times as you normally would.
In accordance with our approved plan, the City of Oshawa arena protocol, OHF Return to Hockey and OMHA, we are continuing to operate our program in compliance with our screening process and contact tracing.
It must however be understood that only one (1) parent OR one (1) guardian is able to enter any facility with the player. Spectators or other family members are NOT allowed to enter the rink. This is also reinforced in the provincial order.
Things will and are going to change effective this Monday.
The N.A.S.C. Hockey Executive will be holding an emergency meeting on Saturday to navigate what impact this change to Red Status will have on our programming and we will provide a further communication once we have been able to assess and understand what the implications are. We are working closely with City staff as we prepare for the next steps.
We will send a follow up email and will post information to our website, Facebook page and Instagram to inform everyone on what will be happening moving forward.
We thank you for your continued patience and understanding through this ever changing environment. Please remember to complete your screening no more than 24 hours BEFORE your scheduled ice time.
Please find the link to our COVID-19 Screening Page HERE
Once on the page, simply find your division. You simply click on the "list icon" to access your questionnaire.
If in the event you have any questions/concerns, please contact Kaitlin Babin, COVID-19 Officer via email by clicking HERE
Thank you in advance for your continued support in working with the kids!
Registration for 2020/21 Season
Registration is being handled differently for the upcoming season. N.A.S.C. Hockey is near capacity and online registration is no longer available. If you wish to register, please do so by contacting
(905) 721-1362 and ask for Kathy.
Our proposed programming is now approved by OMHA/OHF and the local Public Health Unit.
We are now moving forward with our proposed plan and team formation will take place this weekend. Our proposed start date is Saturday, October 17th. Thank you for your continued patience.
Proposed Fee Structure for 2020/21 Season
Provided below is the proposed fee structure to align with our proposed programming which is under review by OMHA. Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, we are breaking down the season into smaller sections. Fees will be due as per the table.
N.A.S.C. Hockey Return to Play - OHF Stage 3B
Updated Information Provided (please see below)
(Updated Oct.3rd, 2020)
Oshawa N.A.S.C. Hockey - return to hockey and health and safety protocols approved by OMHA
The plan that is provided through our website, has been approved by OMHA/OHF to provide all of our members with the highest amount of safety so all participants can enjoy the sport of hockey. This plan covers the upcoming 2020/2021 season and this is an alive document meaning things/contents may change very quickly so please continue to monitor our website and Facebook page for any updates.
Please remember, that these are unprecedented times and we are doing all that we can as volunteers to provide your children with a program.
IMPORTANT: N.A.S.C. Hockey as appointed an executive member as our COVID-19 main point of contact and the email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
This email should only be used for COVID-19 related concerns or to report suspected/positive cases of COVID-19.
If a player, parent/guardian, or immediate family member is showing any symptoms of COVID-19, the player and anyone living in the same household should not attend any N.A.S.C. Hockey activities whatsoever.
N.A.S.C. Hockey is required to report all cases or suspected cases of COVID-19 to the facility, including the City of Oshawa and the Public Health Unit. In order to accurately do this, the parent/guardian must report their case to N.A.S.C. Hockey using the COVID email address.
This reporting does not replace the responsibility of the individual to report to the Durham Region Public Health department.
A link to our approved plan is provided for below.
To view the N.A.S.C. Hockey Approved Plan please CLICK HERE
To view the OHF Stage 3B document please CLICK HERE
Please note downloadable calendar for mobile is designed for the Google Calendar app.