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.


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
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