Sledge Hockey Development

Sledge Hockey Essentials

Check Out Hockey Canada's Sledge Videos

Check out Hockey Canada’s skills videos and more on Hockey Canada’s official sledge hockey YouTube page at  Learn from Canada’s best sledge hockey players and improve your game!  New videos are being added all the time.


Design Guidelines For Arenas

The following guide is intended for building owners and managers wishing to accommodate the sport of Sledge Hockey. It is not a standard but rather a resource tool to help evaluate existing systems and to guide future construction. Building owners should review the most current accessibility laws and building code requirements for their local jurisdictions.

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Like What You Saw In
Vancouver? Get Involved!

Looking for more info on sledge hockey and want to know how to get involved? The game is available for everyone – able-bodied players included – from coast to coast! Find your contact and strap into a sled!

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Sledge hockey is an innovative team sport that incorporates the same rules and discipline structure as regular ice hockey. Sledge hockey players sit on specially designed sleds, or ‘sledges’, with skate blades under the seat. Two sticks are used to not only pass, stickhandle and shoot the puck, but also to propel and maneuver their sledges.

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Achievements Of Canadian Sledge Hockey


  • 2008 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship
    (Marlborough, Massachusetts)
  • 2007 World Sledge Hockey Challenge (Kelowna, BC)
  • 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Turin, Italy
  • 2000 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • 1999 Commemorative Games (Nagano, Japan)
  • 1992 World Cup (Hull, QC)
  • 1991 World Cup (Oslo, Norway)


  • 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)


  • 1996 World Championship (Nynäsham, Sweden)
  • 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)

4th Place

  • 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, Utah)