Mike Rowe Surprises Bryan Blomquist & the Roughriders!

 

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.



Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm  Saturdays 9:30-10:25 am

Blackout dates TBA

 

Opening day is Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Last practice is Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

 

Blackout Dates - No Practice:

11/25, 12/16, 12/26, 12/30, 1/27, 2/20, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28

 

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

1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY

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Those traveling to Canada MUST HAVE PASSPORTS.

 

Click for story > LISH Gets Disabled Athletes Back In The Game - WCBS News Story


HOLIDAY PARTY, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH - 7:30-11:30 pm at the Lynbrook Elks Lodge.  DJ, hot Italian Buffet, soda, dessert, coffee and tea, CASH BAR.  Athletes and under 12 - no charge, non-athletes - $10 pp.  Remember to bring TV raffle ticket stubs - STAPPLES REMOVED.


2017-18 Registration Forms

 

Click here to open fillable PDF.

Type in your information,

print and send your form in.


Challenges

Dec 2nd, 2017 - The 10th Annual Rematch against the Cadets of the United States Military Academy at West Point.  the RoughRiders will take to the ice against the Black Knights (also on sleds) immediately following West Point's game against Colgate at Tate Arena.  The Cadet's game is at 4:30.  Travel and ticket info to follow.

 

Tournaments

January 25th-28th, 2018 - The RoughRiders attempt to defend their 2017 Championship in London, Ontario.  Details TBA -- PLAYER AND ROSTER FULL, NO OPEN SLOTS

Mar 22nd-25th, 2018 - Gulf Coast Challenge, Ellenton, Florida - THIS PLAYER AND SUPPORT ROSTER IS ALSO FULL, NO OPEN SLOTS.  Details will be emailed.

 

April 5th-8th, 2018 - A second (of three in 2017) Championship to defend, the RoughRiders will travel back to Ottawa, Ontario.  Details TBA.

 

Apr 26th-29th, 2018 - Amelia Park Tournament,  Westfield, Mass. - no further details. NOT TAKING PLAYER OR SUPPORT PERSONNEL AT THIS TIME. An email will be sent when more info becomes available.

May 18th-20th, 2018 - Hoping to make "six straight" RoughRiders Cup Championships, the RoughRiders are excited to announce that their Home Tournament, the Bill Schwarz Memorial Sled Hockey Invitational will be HOSTED BY THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS AT THEIR NEW TRAINING FACILITY, the Northwell Health Ice Center at 200 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554 (at Eisenhower Park). 

Follow the RoughRiders this year right here or through the NY Islanders web site.

 


"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

  • London Blizzard Sledge Hockey C Division Gold Medal Winners - 2017

  • 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, 2017

  • RoughRiders Cup Champions – 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

  • Silver Medals – 6

  • Bronze Medals - 10          

These 18 championships and 16 medals have been won in 39 tournaments!!!

THEY ARE SIMPLY AMAZING!!!!!


 

The RoughRiders are a not-for-profit group and

are a 501(c)(3) federally tax-exempt organization.


 

 

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