Frequently Asked Questions

What night of the week does the league play?
We play Thursday nights from approximately 7PM – 10PM.

Where does the league play?
Games are either one of two gyms: St Paul Secondary School or Iona Secondary School in South-Mississauga.

How large is the club?
The league is 96 players divided into 12 teams of 8 players each. Each team has 5 men and 3 women.

How much does membership in the club cost?
For the year running from September – May the cost is $190. We offer returning members the opportunity to renew at a discounted rate of $170.

What is the level of play?
It is similar to intermediate-plus to semi-competitive. Many players have previous volleyball experience playing at the high-school, college or university level.

What are the requirements for membership?
Members must be age 19 years-old or over, be able to attend at least 65% of the regular season games, and demonstrate that they have the necessary volleyball skills to play semi-competitive volleyball.

How do I become a member?
PCVC holds tryouts once a year for new members at the start of the season to fill any open positions for membership. The tryouts are held in late-August or early-September so check the website or Facebook group in August to sign up for the tryouts. Occasionally open spots for membership become available during the season. The membership secretary will fill any open positions from the list of players who have tried out at the start of the season or have played PCVC tournaments. If you are interested in being considered for membership or playing as a substitute for injured or absent players please contact our Membership Secretary.

What age range are the members?
Members range from 19 – mid-fifties. Most players are in their 20s, or 30s.

Can I enter a team into the league?
No! We only allow individual entry. The PCVC executive creates balanced teams from the individual members in the club.

Does PCVC hold tournaments?
Yes! We hold three different kinds of tournaments:

  1. Indoor court tournaments (aka Sixes Tournaments) (enter as an individual, 6 players/team)
  2. Indoor court tournaments (aka Pairs Tournaments) (enter as a male/female pair, 6 players/team)
  3. Outdoor beach tournament (enter as an individual or pair, 4 players to a team)

The indoor tournaments are held monthly from October to April and the Beach tournament is held in mid-summer. All tournaments are open to Members and Non-members. There is an additional cost beyond the membership fee to participate in the tournaments.

Does the league organize social activities?
Yes! Many league players often go out for a drink after play. The club sponsors a monthly night at our sponsor bar at which a drink and appetizers are provided to members. In addition, the league periodically organizes activities such as Bowling Night during March break. We also have a yearly banquet.