Girls House League

Girls House League – About 2023-03-25T00:30:18+00:00

The League

UPDATE (Sat Mar 25 2023)


Registration for the 2023/2024 Saturday House League (HL) / Mini Huskies (MH) Oct-2023-to-Feb-2024 season will open later this spring.  Please see below for further details.


North Toronto Basketball Association (NTBA) Families & Friends – Thanks to everyone who contributed to a successful 2022/2023 season!

2023/2024 HL/MH registration for Returning players will open on Wed May 24 2023  .. and registration for New players will open on Thu Jun 1 2023.

PLEASE NOTE:  The registration fee for the 2023/2024 HL/MH season is $300 per player (plus a processing fee).  In the event the season is cancelled for any reason, refunds will be issued for $275 (less a processing fee).  Players who register then withdraw prior to Sep 30, 2023 will also receive a $275 refund (less a processing fee).  There are no refunds after Sep 30 2023 (except in the event the season is cancelled for any reason (in which case the refund will be $275 (less a processing fee))).

The Girls HL program welcomes girls from ages 8 to 18. The goals of the program are to encourage skills development, teamwork, good sportsmanship and fun. The philosophy of girls house league is equal playing time for all players.

Over 200 girls competed across four age groups in our prior seasons. The teams were ably coached by our volunteers, demonstrating good teamwork and competitive fun. We would like to thank all coaches, league convenors, and site convenors.

In 2023/2024 Girls HL/MH age groups are planned as follows (subject to change):

LeagueYear BornGym SiteRegistration Status
Mini Huskies (skills development for Girls & Boys) *2016 & 2017John WanlessNow Open for RETURNING Players!
U9 - U102014 & 2015NTCINow Open for RETURNING Players!
U11 - U122012 & 2013NTCINow Open for RETURNING Players!
U13 - U142010 & 2011Forest HillNow Open for RETURNING Players!
U15 - U182006, 2007, 2008, 2009Forest HillNow Open for RETURNING Players!

*Our league encourages our youngest participants to please get involved in the program!


Concussion Policy

NTBA – a member club of the Ontario Basketball Association (OBA) – firmly believes that concussions are serious and supports the OBA Concussion Policy & Code of Conduct fully.

Rowan’s Law came into effect on Jul 1, 2019 while Phase 2 came into effect on Jan 1, 2022.  Each year all players (parents/guardians of players if player is under 18 years of age) are required to review (and acknowledge they have reviewed) related policies and resources in order to participate in our program.

All NTBA players, coaches and volunteers are expected to support and adhere to the Concussion Policy & Code of Conduct.  Access to further information can be obtained here.

PLEASE NOTE:  Acknowledgement during the registration process is required in order to participate in our program.


Registration Fees: Please see above.

Refunds: Please see above.

Stephen Eisen Award

In order to honour Stephen Eisen’s special contribution to girls’ basketball, a player from each girls’ division is awarded a plaque in his memory. Stephen – a parent and coach – passed away suddenly in November of 2000. In each division, coaches nominate girls who best exemplified the “inspirational” qualities of enthusiasm, team spirit and love of the game.

House League Refereeing Opportunities

In Oct 2023 a communication will be sent to older House League (HL) players regarding HL Refereeing.

Our Referee convenor will be in charge of selecting an evening in early/mid Oct 2023 when all interested players will have the opportunity to register and have a short training session.

This will apply for all players born in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Girls Rep Teams

The North Toronto Basketball Association will have a girls rep team at most age groups for players who wish to participate at a more competitive level.

For more information about our girls rep program, please see our rep section on the website or contact our girls rep convener Jonathan Hamilton via email at


Please email the Registrar at: