ParaSport and Recreation PEI and the World Sledge Hockey Challenge Organizing Committee are very excited to announce that Team Canada Sledge Hockey players Billy Bridges and Adam Dixon are coming to PEI from October 18-20, 2016 for a couple of sledge hockey events.
On October 20, ParaSport and Recreation PEI is hosting a Sledge Hockey “Try It” Session at Credit Union Place at 5:30 PM. Members of the public are invited to come to Credit Union Place to meet Billy and Adam, ask questions, collect some autographs and then everyone will have the opportunity to give the sport of sledge hockey a try while Billy and Adam showcase their sledge hockey talents. The on ice session will also feature special guests from the Summerside Western Capitals and the PEI Ice Breakers Sledge Hockey Team. Hockey sleds and picks will be provided to those interested in trying the sport.
On October 20, Billy and Adam will be our special guests for the ParaSport Festival. The ParaSport Festival will see over 80 students with a disability from grades K-12 participate in the various parasports that are offered on PEI as well it will provide Teachers and Educational Assistants with the hands on experience with the various parasports. Billy and Adam along with some members from our PEI Ice Breakers are going to lead the students on the ice for a sledge hockey session. Students will get to practice their sledge hockey skills alongside Billy and Adam.
If more information regarding these two events, please contact the ParaSport and Recreation office at 902-368-4540.