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Coulee Region Sled Hockey

Hockey is for everyone!

Our Mission

The Mission of CRSH is to allow individuals with physical challenges to participate in the sport of sled hockey both for recreation and competition. To encourage comradery, sportsmanship, leadership, confidence, a healthy life style, friendship, and fun. It is hoped that participants will learn skills and lessons about life that they will be able to apply in their future employment and as contributing members of our society. No individual will be declined for financial means.

What is sled hockey?

Sled hockey is Paralympic sport that allows those with physical challenges to play the game of hockey. The players use special adaptive sleds with two hockey skates under them and tow shot hockey sticks. One end of the stick has picks to help propel the skater across the ice. The other end looks like a hockey stick and is used to pass and shoot the puck. The rules are the same as regular hockey. If an individual is unable to propel the hockey sled because of their upper body function, they may use a “pusher” to move across the ice, and then pass and shoot.

Who can play sled hockey?

Anyone who has a physical or neurological disability can play. We will work with you to make adaptations to equipment to meet your individual needs.

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Amputations
  • Balance issues
  • Congenital limb issues
  • Post traumatic residual limb dysfunction
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Abled bodied

Not sure about sled hockey?
Try it out at our "Day on Ice" Sunday Oct 21 from 1 to 3!


Sled Hockey will host their first home tournament on December 5th!

Ages 6 to 60

OPEN TO YOUTH AND ADULTS! CO-ED! VETS WELCOMED!

Join anytime! There is year round programing!

Regular season starts in October on Mondays and Saturdays at the Green Island Ice Arena

How much does it cost?

It is FREE!

We Provide:

Adaptive sleds
Protective equipment
Coaching
Ice Time
AND FUN!!!

Contact us to learn about volunteer opportunities!

We are specifically looking for able bodied adults to play on the adult team!

For additional information contact:

Ginny Wintersteen

crsledhockey@yahoo.com         608-317-6719

www.couleeregionsledhockey.com

 

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