Our mission at Long Island Sled Hockey, Inc. is to foster, promote and encourage sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie through the sport of sled hockey, specifically aimed at a juvenile and adolescent population of physically and/or mentally challenged athletes. 


Inherent in that goal is the development of a sense of self-esteem, pride and friendship within this population. Long Island Sled Hockey, Inc. also focuses on the development and nurturing of positive attitudes in and outside the Long Island community toward those with physical and/or mental handicapping conditions.

Videos are now located on the Scrap Book Page


2015 Holiday Party - Friday, December 11th at the Lynbrook Elks Lodge, 57 Hempstead Avenue in Lynbrook, 7:30-11:30 pm
           As always, no charge for athletes, $10 per person for anyone living within athlete's residence. 

Saturdays, 10/3/2015-5/14/2016  9:30-10:30 a.m., 9:15 if no ice cut requested
Tuesdays, 10/6/2015-5/17/2016   5:30-6:30 p.m.


Blackout (no practice) Dates

Sat. - 10/24, 11/28, 12/26, 2/20
Tue. - 11/3, 12/29, 2/16


All practices will be at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center

1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY

March 22nd, 2015 - In Game 6 of a long rivalry, the RoughRiders emerged victorious over the St Peter's Boys HS Hockey team but gained even more respect and friendships through this long running demonstration to the many who come out in support. Thanks Eddie and All at St Pete's.


"On behalf of the rest of the members of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), it is my pleasure to inform you that the Long Island Sledge Hockey Program will receive 15 sets of equipment (15 skater sets and sleds) from the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund. This donation is worth approximately $20,000 – an amount NHLPA Members are proud to invest in this program because of your commitment to helping children participate in the great sport of sledge hockey.

Families in your community are very fortunate to have individuals like yourself who want to enrich the lives of these young children.  We feel that giving children the chance to play hockey is not only important for them to build strong bodies, but also to help build strong minds.

Since its inception in 1999, the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund has been successful in contributing more than $20-million to grassroots hockey programs around the world. The players’ program has benefited more than 60,000 deserving children in 32 countries." - Matthew Langen, NHLPA.

Long Island Sled Hockey captures the Mark of Distinction for 2009. Click the logo above to visit their site or  Click here and see LISH Scrapbook. For photos of the presentation please click here, then click on "Past Recipients" then Photos or Videos.



Tournament History

  • Albany/Troy New York Rink Rats Champions – 2011

  • SW Florida Spring Showcase Champions – 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Ottawa, Canada O’Keefe Cup Champions – 2004, 2007, 2014

  • RoughRiders Cup Champions – 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Silver Medals – 4

  • Bronze Medals - 7          

These 14 championships and 11 medals have been won in 29 tournaments!!!



  • 11/7      - (Sat.) the RoughRiders travel to the United States Military Academy at West Point to challenge to Cadets for their eighth annual game at Tate Arena.  The "public awareness demo" game will be played immediately following the Cadet's7 pm game against RIT.  Blue tournament jerseys for the RoughRiders.

  • 11/21    - (Sat.)  the RoughRiders welcome the challenge of Suffolk's PRIDE bantam team; again during the 9:15-10:30 a.m. time slot at Bethpage.  Again, blue tournament jerseys.

  • 1/30/2016 (Sat.) - the annual rematch vs. Summit Security is set as the RoughRiders vow to keep the Summit Cup they've held since 2003. Game is during regular Saturday time slot; wear white jerseys.


  • 1/21-24/2016    -  London Blizzard Invitational in London, Ontario - more Info will follow

  • March -  dates TBA - Fort Myers OR Cocoa Beach, Florida Invitational Tournament - more info will follow

  • 4/7-4/10/2016  - SHEO's 12th Annual Invitational Tournament in Ottawa, Canada - more info to follow

  • 4/15-4/17, 2016 - New England Sled Hockey Invitational Tournament at Amelia Park, Westfield, Mass.  Our Rec team will once again try for Gold - more info will follow

  • Keep checking emails nd this site for important info.  Those traveling to Canada MUST HAVE PASSPORTS.


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