Frequently Asked Questions (Last Updated Jan. 25, 2022):


  • Do I need to show my vaccine passport to view a practice?
    • Yes, as announced by ViaSport you are required to show a proof of vaccination along with a valid government-issued photo ID when spectating any size PCMHA events.


  • When do I need to show my vaccine passport?
    • When attending any PCMHA event (game/practice), you are required to show your vaccine passport along with a valid government-issued photo ID.  See below for list of accepted government-issued photo IDs.


  • What forms of vaccine passport is acceptable?
    • The BC Vaccine Card and federal proof of vaccination have a QR code that contains your COVID-19 vaccination history. Our door volunteers accept a digital BC Vaccine Card or printed copy of the vaccine passport showing your name and a scannable QR code.


  • Do I need to be fully vaccinated to watch a PCMHA game?
    • As of October 24, 2021, you must be fully vaccinated to spectated any PCMHA events. This requirement applies to all people born in 2009 or earlier.


  • Where do I show my vaccine passport?
      • A team volunteer will check your vaccine passport, when entering the Arena.
      • As of Nov. 25, 2021, Port Coquitlam Community Centre staff will chech vaccine passports in common areas:

    Arena 1 common area just south of the concession
    Arena 2 common area just north of the concession
    Arena 3 concourse just south of Arena 3 and north of the gymnasium

What if I have forgotten or do not have my vaccine passport with me?

  • You are not allowed to enter the arena.


Do the team officials and players required to be vaccinated?
   Oct. 25, 2021 - by the ORDER OF THE PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICER - Proof of vaccination is now REQUIRED for all team officials including but not limited to: head coaches, assistant coaches, on-ice helpers, team managers, HCSPs, clock operators, scorekeepers, music providers, and other individuals assisting.


An adult must have received two doses of vaccine if the adult is leading, supervising
or assisting with a program for children or youth, whether the program takes place
inside or outside.

    • Proof of vaccination is NOT REQUIRED for the followings:

      a person under 12 years of age, or a person 12 to 21 years of age who is participating in a program for
      children or youth or in a sports event.

  • Do we need to wear a mask?
    • Yes, everyone attending a PCMHA event needs to wear a mask. Players and team officials are not required to wear a mask when on the ice.


  • Spectator Capacity is back to 50% (Dec. 23, 2021)
    • Arena 1, we have seating capacity for 750, there fore the max. spectator capacity with be 375.
    • Arena 2, we have seating available for 178, therefore the max. spectator capacity will be 89.
    • Arena 3, we have seating available for 45, the max. seating capacity will be set at 50.


  • What are some of the ways we can reduce exposure to COVID-19?
    • Stay home if you are not feeling well.
    • Sanitize your hand when entering the arena and when leaving.
    • Wear a mask when not on the ice.
    • Avoid sharing equipment.
    • Avoid sharing water


  • Visiting Team Information:
    • All team officials must provide a prove of vaccination to home team manager.
    • Spectators are required to show proof of vaccination at arena entrance.
    • Masks must be worn at all times before entering the ice.
    • Teams must not arrive earlier than 30 minutes before their scheduled game.
    • Teams must leave the dressing room within 15 minutes after the end of the game.
    • Masks are required to be worn in the dressing room.



Practice our motto PASSION . PRIDE . PLAY

: for the game we love and want to get back to playing, practice social distance to flatten the curve.
PRIDE: for the game of hockey in Port Coquitlam, make our community proud, wash our hands and do not gather in groups (ideally try to interact only with people in your immediate family and homes) .
PLAY: practice your shot, practice safe social distancing and practice great hand washing.

We will get through this. PCMHA is built on caring, compassionate people, and we will need to look out for each other.

Stay safe & well.

PCMHA Hockey Executive.