The Durham West Girls' Hockey Association (DWGHA) is a 'not for profit' corporation founded in 1993 which provides a wide range of hockey opportunities to girls and ladies of all ages.
DWGHA is based in the lakeside communities of the Town of Ajax & City of Pickering, located in the western portion of the Regional Municipality of Durham (immediately east of Toronto, Ontario).
The objectives of the DWGHA are:
1) To develop the ideals of good sportsmanship and fair play in all players, team personnel and spectators through a well regulated amateur hockey program in accordance with the Ontario Women's Hockey Association and Hockey Canada;
2) To maintain and increase the interest in, and the enjoyment of the game;
3) Promote player development within the organization;
4) Promote and protect the mutual interest of girls' hockey within the boundaries according to the DWGHA By-Laws & Constitution