A winter tradition for over 20 years, the UMHL is a men’s recreational, non-contact, adult ice hockey league. The UMHL season consists of 20 games, plus playoffs, with games scheduled on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Wayne Fleming Arena at the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus.

League Philosophy

To provide an enjoyable atmosphere for hockey that fosters good sportsmanship, and allows players to compete in a safe, recreational league.

Registration Information (2017-2018 Season)

The UMHL is now full!

If you are an individual looking to sign-up, we take Free Agents and can post your information up on our league website.

Recreation Services gives priority to teams that have participated in the league the season prior. As long as interest has been expressed about returning for the following season, they will be given first crack at securing a spot on subsequent seasons. New Teams will slot in once returning teams have been confirmed.


  • Full league fees: $2,892
  • Installment plan:
    • 1st installment: $1,471
    • 2nd installment: $1,446 (due January 19, 2018)

*All teams must pay a $300 refundable deposit in addition to full league fees.

Season Dates

  • Regular Season: September 2017 to March 2018 (approx. 24 weekends)
  • Playoffs: (begin) mid-March 2018 (4-5 weekends in duration)
  • No Games: Thanksgiving Sunday, Super Bowl Sunday, Louis Riel Weekend, Spring Break, Winter Holiday Break (University Closed)

League Website

All information regarding game schedules, team rosters, and game statistics can be found at select 'Hockey League' in the header bar. Alternatively, you can view and download all your games to your mobile calendar by using the Recreation Services mobile app


Matt Gerardy
UMLeagues Convenor
T: (204) 474.6621

Kyla Ray
Coordinator of Intramurals, Clubs and Leagues
Recreation Services
University of Manitoba
145 Frank Kennedy Centre
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
T: (204) 474.7077
F: (204) 474.7503