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
With the passage of the Special Hockey Day Act, a private members bill put forth by Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith, the Ontario Government has proclaimed March 27 as Special Hockey Day in in the province Ontario. Dave Smith has been involved with special hockey for over a decade and was involved with organizing the tournament in Peterborough in 2017. He Read more
Grandravine Special Hockey presents… The Heart of Winter Gala Fundraiser Saturday, February 23, 2019 Includes Full Open BarPremier Place Banquet Hall696 Westburne DriveConcord, OntarioL4K 4V5 Music by Innerphase Disc Jockey Productions Doors Open 6:00 p.m. – Dinner 7:00 p.m. Door Prizes and Raffle TICKET PRICES $100.00 per person $70.00 for Athletes and guests 5 – 12 years of age $50.00 Read more
Whether on the ice or off the ice, Grandravine players like to have a good time. And this was more than evident for our annual bowling party with over 100 in attendance at the Rexdale Bowlerama. Despite all the other family activities going on during the holiday season, it was great to see so many celebrating with the Grandravine family. Read more
When Grandravine Tornadoes 4 were told they were playing in Baltimore they had to make sure that their GPS was set for Baltimore, Ontario - not Maryland. The host Northumberland Lions were great hosts resulting in an exciting game between one of the newest teams in SHI and the oldest. But the Lions had a surprise in store for everyone Read more
SELBY "HEFF" HEFFORD Dec. 21, 1927 - Nov. 4, 2018 The first day I walked into Grandravine Arena, obviously looking a little lost, this boisterous, smiling, yet somewhat gruff looking man came right up to me and asked "Can I help you?". That was Heff. As I got to know him a little more I began to realize that "Can Read more