The Ottawa Senators Summer Youth Leagues presented by Conseil des Écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario – CEPEO showcase fun and free-flowing hockey, without stoppages, face-offs, or coaches. Participants can expect 20 fast-paced games, music during all games, player-of-the-game awards & a Senators Youth League jersey.

The goal of the league is to encourage creativity and give each player time to develop new skills in an atmosphere that prioritizes fun.

Only leagues of their kind sanctioned by Hockey Canada (Hockey Eastern Ontario)


Birth Years2002-2014
Cost$325 (Hockey Canada Member)
$360 (Non Hockey Canada Member – Includes $35 Insurance Fee
LocationsBell Sensplex (Kanata)
Richcraft Sensplex (Gloucester)


  • League runs July – August, 2020
  • Participants play 20 games, 25 minutes in length
  • ​More convenient than ever before for parents!
    • Online schedule pushed to mobile devices through TeamSnap
  • Body checking is not permitted at any level
  • Zero coaching to maximize player creativity
  • Ages for the 2020 Summer League are based on the 2019/20 minor hockey levels:
    • IP – 2013-2015
    • Novice – 2011-2012
    • Atom – 2009-2010
    • Peewee – 2007-2008
    • Bantam – 2005-2006
    • Midget – 2002-2004


  • BELL SENSPLEX – To Be Announced.
  • RICHCRAFT SENSPLEX – To Be Announced.

At the IP level (or Junior Fundamentals), the intermediate division is intended for those participants who have just completed their first year of hockey, or who are not yet ready for an “advanced” IP division. The advanced division is intended for those players that will be playing Novice hockey next year and/or are capable of playing at an “advanced” level.

At the Novice level, the Intermediate division is for those participants who played at the House B or C level in the 2019/20 minor hockey season. The Advanced division is for participants who are playing at the House A or Competitive levels during the 2019/20 minor hockey season. 

At the Atom, Peewee and Bantam level, the recreational division is for those participants who played at any level of House League in the 2019/20  minor hockey season. The Competitive division is for participants who play at the Competitive levels during the 2019/20 minor hockey season.

If you are unsure about or have any questions pertaining to this please call at 613-599-0222 or email us prior to completing your registration. Participants enrolled in the incorrect division may be moved without prior notice. Also, please note that the divisions referenced above will be separated into exclusive divisions by ability where enrollment warrants. Combined divisions (Rec / Advanced) will be run where enrollment does not warrant a split. In each case, teams will be balanced to ensure the best possible experience for all. Full-team enrollments are not permitted in any Ottawa Senators Youth League in order to protect the competitive balance.



  • All divisions are coach-free to maximize player creativity, co-ed, non-contact!
  • All league games are played in 25 minute blocks which includes warm-up and 22 minutes of action (with two games occupying a one-hour block of ice time).
  • The buzzer will sound every 90 seconds to signal a line change, so that all players receive equal ice time.
  • Games will be scheduled back-to-back or with a one game break in-between, so that each team plays two games on any gameday.
  • Scores are kept but not posted to reinforce the fun atmosphere this league presents. 

We Love Goalies!

Goaltenders who register for any of the Ottawa Senators Youth Spring & Summer Leagues will receive a 100% (or more) ice time guarantee with a fabulous development opportunity of facing MANY more shots than in any typical minor hockey setting. They will also receive ALL of the following exclusive benefits:

  • A promo code valid for 10% off goaltender entry into most 2019 Ottawa Senators Summer Hockey Camps at the Bell Sensplex and Richcraft Sensplex (Promo code provided immediately after registration. Terms and conditions apply)
  • FREE goalie clinic run by Ottawa Senators NHL Goalie Coach, Pierre Groulx offered to goalies who register by March 1, 2019! (date of the clinic will be announced during the season to those eligible)
  • 100%+ ice time guarantee (only one goalie will ever be accepted per team, and priority access to play bonus games to cover for goalie absences at NO additional cost!)
  • *NEW* Perfect attendance rewards: Goalie who play in 100% of their scheduled games will receive a $50 credit towards any Ottawa Senators Hockey Program. Goalie who only miss one (1) game day in the season will receive a $25 credit. (terms and conditions apply)

Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO) Insurance/Sanctioning:

All Ottawa Senators Youth Leagues are sanctioned under Hockey Canada through HEO (Hockey Eastern Ontario). All participants who played in a registered minor hockey association during the 2018/19 are fully covered under this sanctioning. Any participant who did not play in a registered minor hockey association is required to purchase the HEO Sanctioning fee at the time of registration.

Girls who are currently registered players within the OWHA are already insured by Hockey Canada and therefore are not required to pay the additional HEO sanctioning fee. Only in the case where the participant has not been registered with either of the OWHA or the HEO would you be required to pay the fee.

Friend Requests:

In order to ensure balanced teams, please be advised that only ONE (1) friend request will be accepted per participant. All one-to-one friend requests will be honoured by league administrators, as long as they are received prior to June 14, 2019. Requests may be completed during your registration. Any participants who request more than one friend will automatically void their submission. This policy will help the league strive for fair and well-balanced teams; while allowing participants to meet new teammates!

Please note that circular friend requests will not be honoured. A one-to-one friend request is valid when Player A requests to play with Player B and Player B requests to play with Player A. A circular request (that will not be honoured) is when Player A requests to play with Player B, Player B requests to play with Player C, and Player C requests to play with Player A. All three of the requests in the circular example will be automatically voided.

League Balancing:

League administrators will use information provided during registration (level played during the 2019-20 season) to create teams of equal skill level at the start of the season. During the first four weeks of the season, each team will be evaluated by league coordinators and staff. Balancing moves will be made in order to ensure all teams are as equal as possible. These balancing moves will be made in such a way that friend requests are continuously honoured throughout the season. If you have any questions about the balancing process, please don’t hesitate to contact league staff at 613-599-0222.

Still have any questions? Click here to visit our FAQ page!

Any inquiries may be directed to [email protected]

Refund Policy: Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.