Hockey for Fun and Fitness: The Mission of the Acton House League Hockey Association is to provide and encourage the playing of recreational house league hockey in Acton
The Acton House League Hockey Association (AHHA) recognizes that there may be circumstances when players are unable to complete a hockey season and when their parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) is (are) entitled to a refund. This policy defines those circumstances, rates and procedures for determination of that (those) entitlements.
To establish a process for refunding players their hockey fees. At times, due to many different circumstances, a player may request a refund. We recognize that for the 2021-22 season, hockey programs may be modified through the season. All refunds must be requested through the AHHA website. Parents are to be directed to: www. actonhouseleague.ca
Refund of Registration Fees if you withdraw by choice before September 20th:
If a player chooses to withdraw by choice prior to September 21st, all registration fees will be refunded within 30 days, except for a non-refundable $25 administration fee.
Refund of Registration Fees if entire season is cancelled prior to the start of programming:
If it is deemed by the AHHA or any of our partners (Town of Halton Hills, Halton Public Health, Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) or Hockey Canada (HCR)) that it is unsafe to proceed, and our entire season is cancelled, all registration fees will be refunded within 30 days, except for a non-refundable fee of $25 administration fee.
Refund of Registration Fees if the season is reduced or modified:
If the playing season is reduced, either by starting late or ending early, or modified to include a lesser amount of ice than what was included in the original registration fee, a prorated amount of each participant’s registration fees will be refunded within 30 days, except for a non-refundable fee of $25 administration fee and a non-refundable fee of $40 for OMHA, OHF and HCR fees.
Should the Town of Halton Hills or Halton Public Health set limits to our program, limiting the number of players on the ice or limit our schedule to practices, at anytime during the season, upon request a prorated amount of each participant’s registration fees will be refunded within 30 days, except for a non-refundable fee of $25 administration fee and a non-refundable fee of $40 for OMHA, OHF and HCR fees.
Refund of Registration Fees if a parent requests:
Refunds requested prior to November 1st, 2021, will be refunded less a $75 cancellation fee. After this time, no refunds will be given. Refunds will be approved by the Executive. Once jerseys, socks and any outstanding borrowed equipment is returned, the Treasurer will process the refund. No refund will be given due to suspensions or any other contravention of the association’s code of conduct that results in the player being barred from playing by the association, the OMHA, the OHF and/or the referee’s association regardless of the date of the request.
Request for refunds made prior to December 1st, due to illness or injury, that results in a player missing the entirety of the remainder of the season will be determined by the Executive in conjunction with the appropriate division convenor. All such refund requests will require a doctor’s note, provided and paid for by the family that states the player cannot participate in organized hockey for the remainder the season. The Executive will review on a case-by-case basis and may approve a prorated credit less the $75 cancellation fee.