Grandravine Special Hockey is a hockey program for the developmentally challenged for all ages, male or female, regardless of skill level. It is the oldest special hockey program in North America, founded in 1980.
- The program runs 26 weeks
- The Skills Development Program is for all beginners and teaches basic skating and hockey skills.
- Games with nearby regional teams.
- Participation in the Annual Special Hockey International tournament.
- Other group and social events
On Saturday January 21 the Tornados were thrilled to host the Ottawa Special Hockey Stars. With their mascot in tow they made the trek from Ottawa for a home and home series with the Tornados who travelled to Ottawa in December. Ex-Leaf Tom Fergus was on hand for the ceremonial puck drop and sign a few autographs. While most of Read more
The Grandravine Special Hockey annual Christmas Bowling Party was held on Saturday December 16 at Rexdale Bowlerama. It was a wonderful time for all the families to get together with each other as we all celebrate our year end festivities. Thank you to Joe Rizzuto and all the volunteers who put this together and handed out the pizza, samosas and Read more
On November 30, 2023 Pat Flick passed away at the North Bay Regional Health Centre. He was 84 years old. He was also the founder of Grandravine Special Hockey, the first team of its kind serving those with developmental disabilities. He also co-founded Special Hockey International. Pat, with the help of his wife Joan and son Pete, devote his time Read more
It takes place in the cold heart of winter, but it will warm your heart and body. You will be rewarded with door prizes, a fabulous dinner and entertainment by Innerphase as you dance the night away. Bring your family, friends, neighbours, and co-workers. You will be feeling even warmer knowing that your contributions will help support all our special Read more