Senior League

Regardless of your level of ice hockey knowledge, Canterbury Ice Hockey Association has an adult programme for you. If you are brand new to the game, visit our Learn To Play page. CIHA offers four grades of recreational senior league hockey, all of which are coed and non-checking. In addition to these leagues, we offer a Women's League, a Masters League, and training clinics throughout the year. If you are interested in joining a team, review the information below and contact us.

Beginners
(Grade 4)
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Some Experience
(Grade 3)
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Competitive
(Grade 2)
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Premiers
(Grade 1)
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Beginners (Grade 4)
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The coed adult Grade 4 league is ideal for players who have taken Adult Learn To Play sessions and are ready to take it to the next level and  join a team. Emphasis in this social non-checking league is on fun, camaraderie, and learning the game.

Schedule and More

In winter 2022 (April-September), Grade 4 will combine trainings and games, usually played on Saturdays, and occasionally on Thursdays. 

 GRADE 4 STANDINGS AND SCHEDULE 

Some Experience (Grade 3)
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The coed non-checking Grade 3 league is for players who have at least one or two years of experience and have a solid understanding of hockey fundamentals and rules..

 

Schedule and More

There are no formal trainings and games are typically played once per week on a Monday night in both the Summer season (October-March) and Winter season (April-September).

 GRADE 3 STANDINGS AND SCHEDULE 

Competitive (Grade 2)
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Most players in the coed non-checking adult Grade 2 league have been playing for many years and the pace and competitive level of the games are significantly higher than Grade 3.

Schedule and More

There are no formal trainings and games are typically played once per week on a Sunday night in both the Summer season (October-March) and Winter season (April-September).

 GRADE 2 STANDINGS AND SCHEDULE 

Premier Division (Grade 1)
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The coed non-checking adult Grade 1 league is the premier level of recreational play in Canterbury. The mix of players include many who have played on, or are currently playing on, Canterbury's Red Devils team or who have represented New Zealand in international competitions.  

Schedule and More

There are no formal trainings and new for Winter 2022 (April-September), the Canterbury Ice Hockey League Premier Division will utilise a draft to form the teams that will play games once per week on Tuesday nights. Summer season Grade 1 is also expected to play games once per week on Tuesday nights starting in October, 2022.

 PREMIER DIVISION STANDINGS AND SCHEDULE (WINTER) 

 GRADE 1 STANDINGS (SUMMER)