Ottawa Senators 3-on-3 is back and better than ever!

This program showcases fun and free-flowing hockey, without stoppages, face-offs, or coaches. Participants can expect a 20 fast-paced scrimmages, music during all games, and a Senators youth league jersey. 

The goal of the program is to encourage creativity and give each player time to develop new skills, in an atmosphere that prioritizes fun. Each year countless parents comment that this was THE most fun hockey of the season for their child.

In light of the provincial shutdown, this program’s first day will be as early as June 5, 2021, and the program will be shortened to five weeks.


Birth Years2010-2016
Cost$199.00 (Hockey Canada Member)
$234.00 (Non Hockey Canada Member)
LocationsBell Sensplex – Co-ed and Girls Only Divisions Available
Richcraft Sensplex – Co-ed Divisions Available


  • Participants will play 10 scrimmages , 24 minutes in length
  • More convenient than ever before for parents!
    • Online schedules published directly to mobile devices through TeamSnap
    • Set game days for ALL divisions
  • Body checking is not permitted at any level
  • Zero coaching to maximize player creativity
  • Ages for 2021 Spring 3-on-3 are based on the 2020/21 minor hockey levels:
    • U7 – 2014-16
    • U9 – 2012-13
    • U11 – 2010-11
  • 3-on-3 scrimmages scheduled to avoid conflict with coinciding 4-on-4 scrimmages for players wishing to take part in both programs


  • BELL SENSPLEX – Saturday


    • U5-7 (2014-16) Intermediate
    • U6-7 (2014-15) Advanced
    • U7 (2014) Elite
    • U8-9 (2012-13) Advanced (House A and above)
    • U8-9 (2012-13) Intermediate (House B and C)
    • U8-9 (2012-13) Girls Only
    • U10-11 (2010-11) Open
    • U5-7 (2014-16) Intermediate
    • U6-7 (2014-15) Advanced
    • U8-9 (2012-13) Advanced (House A and above)
    • U8-9 (2012-13) Intermediate (House B and C)
    • U10-11 (2010-11) Competitive
    • U10-11 (2010-11) Recreational

At the U7 (or IP / 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. The elite division is for top players born in 2014.

At the U8-U9 (formerly Novice) level, the advanced level is for players who played Competitive A or House A level hockey in the 2020-21 season, while the Intermediate level is for players who played House B or House C in the 2020-21 season.

Please note that U7 / IP levels do not have designated goaltenders.

If you are unsure about the appropriate division for your hockey player please call (613-599-0222) or email ([email protected]) prior to completing your registration.



Goaltenders who register for Ottawa Senators Youth Spring & Summer 4-on-4 or 3-on-3 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 2021 Ottawa Senators Summer Hockey Camps at the Bell Sensplex and Richcraft Sensplex (Promo code provided immediately after registration. Terms and conditions apply)
  • 100%+ ice time guarantee (only one goalie will ever be accepted per team, and priority access to play bonus scrimmages to cover for goalie absences at NO additional cost!)
  • Perfect attendance rewards: Goalie who play in 100% of their scheduled scrimmages will receive a $50 credit towards any Ottawa Senators Hockey Program. Goalies who only miss one (1) day in the season will receive a $25 credit. (terms and conditions apply)


  • All scrimmages to be played on half-ice using professionally installed temporary rink-boards placed along the centre-ice red line.
  • All scrimmages are played in 24-minute blocks which includes warm-up + 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.
  • Scores are kept but not posted to reinforce the fun atmosphere this program presents.


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This 3-on-3 program is sanctioned under Hockey Canada through HEO (Hockey Eastern Ontario). All participants who played in a registered minor hockey association during the 2020/21 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.


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 March 15, 2021. 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 3-on-3 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.


Program administrators will use information provided during registration (level played during the 2020-21 season) to create teams of equal skill level at the start of the season. During the first four weeks of the program, each team will be evaluated by 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.


Please call 613 599 0222, or email for more information regarding the program.


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