Welcome to Grandravine Special Hockey!


Grandravine Special Hockey is a community-based hockey program for the developmentally challenged started in 1980 by Pat Flick. It was the very first program of its kind that made it possible for those with developmental disabilities to participate in the sport of hockey. For over forty years players of all ages, both male and female, have learned new skills, learned teamwork and developed confidence while staying physically fit. A community where friendships are made.


By Frank Nagle   If it’s late Spring, it’s Special Hockey International (SHI) Tournament time! The SHI Annual Tourney (#26) was held from April 25- 27, 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts for the second time- the first being 2011. 20 team organizations comprising more than 30 teams, arrived by Bus, by Plane and by Car to line up for spirited Hockey Read more
Announcing the 2024 Grandravine Charity Classic golf tournament in support of Grandravine Special Hockey. This year's tournament takes place at Cardinal Golf Club on Friday, July 19, 2024. The money raised from this tournament helps support all our regular programs for our special athletes. As well it makes it possible for our teams to travel to tournaments in North America Read more
Were you one of the lucky winners at this years Gala?  So many prizes, so much fun! The Lisa Kelly Heart of Winter Gala is a chance to enjoy a special evening with friends and family, while raising funds for Grandravine Special Hockey. The Gala started with a cocktail hour giving everyone a chance to mingle and view the huge Read more
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