Jumpstart is a national charity with a commitment to local communities. Canadian Tire Corporation recognized that organized sports connect kids to their communities and makes sure that money raised stays where it is donated.
Kids aged 4 to 18 who want to get active can receive funding to help with registration fees, equipment and/or transportation. Families must meet financial need criteria in order to qualify for Jumpstart funding. For further information refer to Funding Criteria and Application.
The Mattawa Minor Hockey Association is committed to fostering a safe and fun hockey environment for all participants. In support of this, it is required that at least one parent of each player registered in minor hockey take the Respect in Sport Program for Parents. The program is a proactive, educational program that empowers parents with the tools to ensure that the games are enjoyable and respectful for the parents, the players and all other participants in the game.