News and Announcements


Please note that a Special General Meeting of the Members of the North Bay and District Trappers Hockey Association has been called for Monday, February 12th, 2018 at 7 PM at the West Ferris Arena Auditorium, 42 Gertrude St., E., North Bay ON.

The pupose of the meeting is to amend By-Law No 1, Article 7.6 in accordance with Schedule A (see attached document for official notice of meeting and Schedule A).

Posted by order of the Board of Directors of the North Bay and District Trappers Hockey Associaton

The document SpecialGeneralMeeting_021218.pdf was attached to this post.


The City Of North Bay is hosting a public information session on Thursday, September 28th at 7 pm at the Discovery North Bay Museum, Pacific Room to discuss options regarding the replacement of the West Ferris Arena.

The Board of Directors of the North Bay and District Trappers Hockey Association supports the replacement of the current West Ferris Arena with a multi-pad, multi-sport facility to be located adjacent to Memorial Gardens, and feel use of this site in a multi-pad and sport senario would render efficiencies beneficial to all users and the city,. At the same time, such a facility would create a positive environment to promote the city for regional, provincial and national events.

The Board encourages all parents to attend this meeting to support the development of a new facility, however, the Board would also welcome signed letters of support from parents with children registered with the NBDTHA to be presented by the Association.

Mail letters of support to


The North Bay Nipissing Reader Minor Peewee AAA Trappers came away with a 2-2 record over the weekend during an exhibition series against a pair of AAA teams from Central Ontario.

The Trappers, who hosted the games at Memorial Gardens, opened with a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Central Ontario Wolves and then were dumped 4-1 by the North Central Predators in their two Saturday contests.

The Trappers rebounded on Sunday morning as they beat the Central Ontario Wolves 8-5. Nate Gravelle finished with three goals, while Masen Wray contributed two goals in the win.

Then on Sunday afternoon, the Trappers snuck by the Predators 3-1.

Trappers head coach John Couch was pleased with how the late August event unfolded for the young team which competed in its first AAA games as a team.

“This was a prelude to our AAA tourney in October,” said Couch.

“Everyone at Memorial Gardens was fantastic to deal with, and all the out of town teams were very impressed.”


For more information and to register please click on the link below.


The Battalion camp this weekend will include a handful of local players as well. Battalion draft picks Payton Vescio, Ryan Mills, Matt Hardwick and Nick Davis will compete , along with free agent invites Eric Mondoux and goaltender Drew Joyal.

Click here to see the full article courtesy of Baytoday .