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Bill Bolton News
A LETTER FROM THE MANAGER
Please click here to read a letter from the Manager welcoming you to the 2016-2017 season at Bill Bolton.

BILL BOLTON NEWSLETTER
Please click here to read our latest Newsletter.

WOMEN'S TEAM LISTS
WOMEN'S LEAGUE 18+ - Sunday Nights (Sunday, September 18th, 2016 to November 27th, 2016)

Click here for Sunday Night Women's 18+ Hockey League Team List

WOMEN'S LEAGUE Adult - Monday Nights (Monday, September 12th, 2016 to November 21st, 2016)

Click here for Monday Night Women's Adult Hockey League Team List

MEN'S TEAM LISTS
MEN'S LEAGUE 35+ - Tuesday Nights (Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 to November 22nd, 2016)

Click here for Tuesday Night Men's 35+ Hockey League Team List

MEN'S LEAGUE 45+ - Wednesday Nights (Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 to November 23rd, 2016)

Click here for Wednesday Night Men's 45+ Hockey League Team List

MEN'S LEAGUE 18+ - Friday Nights (Friday, September 16th, 2016 to November 18rth, 2016)

Click here for Friday Night Men's 18+ Hockey League Team List


IMPORTANT DATES
Monday, September 12th, 2016 Women’s Adult League Begins
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 Adult Only Free Skate Starts
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 Parent and Tot Free Skate Starts
Friday, September 16th, 2016 Friday Public Skate 5:30 to 7:15 PM
Friday, September 16th, 2016 Men’s 18+ League Begins
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 Saturday Public Skate 6:30 to 7:15 PM
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 Women’s 18+ League Begins
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 Adult Hockey Skills Start
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 Men's 35+ League Begins
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 Men's 45+ League Begins
Friday, September 30th, 2016 Learn to Skate Starts
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 House League Begins
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 Isobel Bolton Girls' House League Begins
Thursday, October 6th, 2016 15-17 House League Begins
Thursday, October 13th, 2016 Girls' Hockey Skills Starts

Location and Contact Information
WILLIAM H. (BILL) BOLTON ARENA
40 Rossmore Road,
Toronto, Ontario
M6G 2M7

Tel: (416) 392-0088
Fax: (416) 392-1047

Manager: Mario Carpino    mcarpino.billboltonarena@gmail.com
Programs:    Dave Pim dpim.billboltonarena@gmail.com
Facilities: Antonio Cassano    acassano.billboltonarena@gmail.com
Facilities & Learn to Skate: Chris Quinn    cquinn.billboltonarena@gmail.com
Women's Program Convener: Moneca Yardley    moneca.billboltonarena@gmail.com
Parking Information
The arena has only street parking. Please observe the posted parking regulations in the area.

Rossmore & Olive 2 hour parking (10 am - midnight)
Palmerston & Vermont 2 hour parking (7 am - midnight)
Bathurst & Dupont Streets     2 hour parking (as posted)
Bill Bolton Holiday Hockey School
Bill Bolton Hockey School offers camps during the Summer and at March Break

Hockey Camps are for girls and boys at house league skill level.

Besides teaching basic skills we emphasize passing skills, team play and having FUN.

Christmas Camp will not run this year because the holiday falls in the middle of the week.

March Hockey School and Mini Camp will run from March 14 to March 18, 2016.

Sign-up early for our wonderful and fun Hockey School and Mini Camps.

Community Holiday Skates
HALLOWEEN SKATE

Friday, October 28th
5:30 to 7:15 PM
PRIZES
CHRISTMAS SKATE

Friday, December 16th
5:30 to 7:15 PM
PRIZES
NEW YEARS EVE SKATE

End of December
Exact Date and Time TBD
PRIZES
Public Skate
PUBLIC AND FAMILY SKATE
(No Charge for Public Skate.)
September 16th, 2016 - April 2017: Friday 5:30 - 7:15 PM
September 17th, 2016 - March 2017: Saturday 6:30 - 7:30 PM

PARENT & TOT SKATE

(No Charge for Public Skate. Helmets mandatory. NO ice during school breaks.)

September 13th, 2016 - March 2017:      Tuesday 9:00 - 10:00 AM
ADULT PUBLIC SKATE

(No charge for Public Skate. NO ice during school breaks.)

September 13th, 2016 - April 2017:      Tuesday 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Recreational Skating Lessons

We offer skating classes for children ages 3 and up, as well as for adults learning to skate.
These are flexible skating classes. Though we have recommended classes, there are no strict levels, allowing kids to move up when they are ready rather than linger in a beginner group.
Beginner classes run half an hour and are geared for first-time skaters and those with simple, shuffling skills. We offer a ratio of minimum of 1 instructor for 4 students, due to the high attention needed for new skaters.
Regular classes run for a full hour. These are for children who have demonstrated strong forward gliding and stopping ability. Here they will develop backwards skating, tight turns, pivoting, and forwards/backwards crossovers.
Within these two classes, we further divide them into groups based on skill level so that your child is always working on new skills.

Click here for 2016 / 2017 Learn to Skate Brochure.

Youth House Leagues
We offer programs for boys and girls from 5 to 17 years of age.
A true non-contact house league developed for youth to play once a week for the fun of the game. All players will receive fair and equal time on the ice.
No GTHL/OMHA rep players accepted in program.

WINTER HOUSE LEAGUE
5 & 6 year olds Thursday, Sunday Registration Fee (5 - 14) $350
7 & 8 year olds Saturday Registration Fee (15 - 17) $350 + Tax
9 & 10 year olds Saturday
11 & 12 year olds Saturday
13 - 14 year olds Saturday
15 - 17 year olds Thursday

Click here for House League Brochure.
ISOBEL BOLTON - GIRLS ONLY HOUSE LEAGUE
October 2016 - March 2017
9 - 12 year olds Sunday Registration Fee $350
13 - 17 year olds Sunday Registration Fee $350 + Tax

Click here for Girls Only House League Brochure.

GIRLS HOCKEY SKILLS (Ages 7 to 12)
Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Session 1 Thursday, Oct 13th to Dec 29th, 2016 Registration Fee $225
Session 2 Thursday, Jan 5th to March 23rd, 2017 Registration Fee $225

Click here for Girls Hockey Skills Brochure.

SPRING HOUSE LEAGUE
April 2017 - June 2017
Not open to 2016/2017 GTHL/OMHA rep players.

7 - 15 year olds Saturday and Sunday Registration Fee $231 + tax
Adult Hockey Programs
Our adult leagues feature non-contact hockey for adults of all ages. each league has multiple sessions. For every session, the rosters are rotated, and the session ends with a social night to encourage a community feel amongst all the players. This has created a friendly, safe place to play hockey, make new friends, and renew old friendships.

WOMEN'S HOUSE LEAGUE
September 2015 - April 2016
WHL (18+) Sunday 4:30-6:30 pm
4 Teams 30-week program
Teams redrafted every 10 games Registration Fee: $495 + tax

Click here for Adult Women's 18+ Hockey Brochure.

WHL Monday 6:30-9:30 pm
8 Teams 30-week program
Teams redrafted every 10 games Registration Fee: $495 + tax

Click here for Adult Women's Hockey Brochure.

MEN'S HOUSE LEAGUE
September 2016 to April 2017
TNML (35+) Tuesday 6:30-10:30 pm
8 Teams 30-week program
Teams redrafted every 10 games Registration Fee: $495 + tax

Click here for Adult Men's 35+ Hockey Brochure.

WNML (45+) Wednesday 6:30-10:30 pm
8 Teams 30-week program
Teams redrafted every 10 games Registration Fee: $495 + tax

Click here for Adult Men's 45+ Hockey Brochure.

FNML (18+) Friday 7:30-10:30 pm
6 Teams 30-week program
Teams redrafted every 10 games Registration Fee: $495 + tax

Click here for Adult Men's 18+ Hockey Brochure.

MEN & WOMEN'S SUMMER PROGRAM
WOMEN Monday 6:30-9:30 pm
6 Teams 12 weeks - May to August, 2016
Registration Fee: $215 + tax
MEN Wednesday 7:30-10:30 pm
6 Teams 12 weeks - June to August, 2016
Registration Fee: $215 + tax
Adult Skills
We provide hockey skills classes for adults year-round. We have Women's and Co-Ed classes for the recreational hockey player to develop skating and puck handling skills as well as learn hockey strategy in game situations. We also have beginner hockey classes for adults with basic skating skills and want to learn to play hockey

WOMEN'S AND CO-ED EDUCATIONAL SKILLS PROGRAMS
September 18, 2016 - May 7, 2017
Adult Co-ed Skills Sundays 6:30 to 7:30 PM (3 sessions)
Adult Women's Skills Sundays 7:30 to 8:30 PM (3 sessions)
Beginners Only Co-ed Thursdays 8:30 to 9:30 PM (3 sessions)

Click here for Adult Skills Brochure.

MEN & WOMEN'S SUMMER PROGRAM
CO-ED SKILLS Tuesdays: 7-8 PM (Beginners) 8-9 PM (Regular)
8 weeks - July 5th to August 23rd, 2016
Registration Fee: $144 + tax per program
Ice Rental Rates
PRIME ICE
Weekends$230.00 + tax / hour
Mon - Fri 5.30 pm - 10:30 pm$230.00 + tax / hour
NON PRIME ICE
Mon - Fri 7:00 am – 4:30 pm     $120.00 + tax / hour
Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm$170.00 + tax / hour

Click here to see our Ice Rental Agreement.
Call Mario Carpino at 416-392-0088 for ice availability or speak to the full-time staff in the Pro-Shop.
Arena Rules
Be AWARE of pucks leaving the ice at all times.
No playing with pucks ALLOWED except on the ice.
No carrying of children on the ice at any time or during any program or rental.
The arena has only street parking. Please observe the posted parking regulations in the area.
Please remember that you are here to have fun and learn more about skating and hockey. Please remember that our house league is a recreational and learning place for all. Allow the kids to have fun, the score of the game means nothing! It's the smile on the face of that happy child that matters.
All volunteers & coaches under 19 must wear helmets behind the bench and no children under the age of 16 allowed behind bench or, area near Zamboni Door Exit.
Adult players remember that you are here to have fun.
'In your face' hockey is not fun and "unsportsmanlike play" WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
The program reserves the right to remove players that in our opinion are overly aggressive in their style of play and may cause you to be ejected from any of the adult and youth leagues.
Pro Shop
The Arena Pro Shop is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (excluding flood periods).
Our Pro Shop offers mid range equipment including sticks, skate guards, tape, laces, helmets, gloves, socks and cages.
We also sell hockey related knick-knacks (including Hockey Cards, Panini Stickers, Rollergards and other toys).
We offer experienced skate sharpening, which includes specialty hollows, goalie and figure skates. e do not do skate repairs.
Also please note, we close during flood periods and for other facility needs. A staff person is always in the building and should return shortly if the Pro Shop door is locked. If not, check the office upstairs or call the Arena at (416) 392-0088.

We do special orders. Please contact Mario Carpino at   mcarpino.billboltonarena@gmail.com
Snack Bar
The Snack Bar is open during most house league play, children's skating lessons and community events.
Also available are refreshment and snack vending machines.
Arena History
Toronto Parks & Recreation Department constructed William H. (Bill) Bolton Arena in 1971.
The arena opened to the public in November 1971 and was operated by the Parks & Recreation Department until appointment of a Board of Management in January 1972.
Since 1972 the arena has gone from a rental facility to operating family programs.
Bill Bolton Arena is unique in its operations compared to that of other city arenas. The Board of Management creates programs that respond to community needs that are complementary to the facility and neighbourhood.
The Board of Management and staff want to thank the community for their support of the arenas' programs. It is the community at large that has enabled this facility to be fiscally responsible and still maintain a high level of community programs.
Job Opportunities
We are always looking for community residents, youth, high school, college or university students interested in part-time employment with the arena or; to fulfill high school co-op or community volunteer credits.

For Referee, Timekeeper, Hockey Instructor positions contact Dave Pim at: dpim.billboltonarena@gmail.com

For Snack Bar positions contact Antonio Cassano at: acassano.billboltonarena@gmail.com

For Learn-to-Skate Instructor positions contact Chris Quinn at: cquinn.billboltonarena@gmail.com

Board of Management
ChairSharon Bider
Vice ChairMishi Papik
TreasurerRichard Bornet
SecretaryPamela Evans
DirectorsStephen Ahad
Peter Diaz
Councillor Joe Cressy
Simon Freedman
Jacob Hadwen
Jan Hughes
John MacKenzie


     Click here for the Minutes of the June 2016 Board Meeting

     Next Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 6:30 PM

     To contact the Board please send your comments to us at:     board.billboltonarena@gmail.com.