Welcome to Grandravine Special Hockey!
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
Watch the special hockey video.
It is with great sadness that we are announcing the passing of Jim Gregory, NHL Senior Vice President and supporter of special hockey. Jim Gregory began his career with the St. Michael’s Majors where he won the Memorial Cup as general manager in 1961 and as coach of the Toronto Marlboros in 1964 and once again manager in 1967. He Read more
My name is Daniel Alexander Rigato. I was born in Clearwater, Florida and lived there for eleven years. When I was seven, I was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome. As a child, my tics were almost non-existent. I was very calm and would only occasionally have bouts of large frequent movements. As I got older, they started to become more prevalent Read more
The full tournament video is now ready. For all those that attended you can re-live some of those special moments. For those of you that were not able to attend, you get a glimpse of what went on at the 25th Anniversary Special Hockey international Tournament. Grandravine Special Hockey was proud to host this special event. Read more
Missed the closing ceremonies?Missed the tournament?Or just want to re-live the memories?Here are the highlights. A complete final version will be available to download soon. Presented by: Read more
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