Learn to Sledge

The Easter Seals Nova Scotia Learn to Sledge program is a fun-focused sledge hockey program for children and youth.

The weekly program is open to players of all ability levels and uses games, scrimmages and drills to help participants learn and play sledge hockey, build strength and coordination, and have fun!

Sessions HRMYarmouthCape Breton
STARTINGSaturday, January 7th to March 25th, 2023Sunday, January 8th to April 2nd, 2023Saturday, October 8th
WHENSaturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
*March 25th session is 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Sundays, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Saturdays, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE 61 Gary Martin Dr, Bedford, NS B4B 0G7 Arena 1, Mariners Centre
(45 Jody Shelley Dr, Yarmouth, NS)
Glace Bay Miners Forum
(151 Lower North St, Glace Bay, NS)
WHOChildren ages 6 to 16 living with physical and/or cognitive disabilitiesChildren ages 6 to 16 living with physical and/or cognitive disabilitiesChildren ages 6 to 16 living with physical and/or cognitive disabilities
COST Fees are waived this sessionFees are waived this sessionFees are waived this session
REGISTRATIONTo register contact takepart@easterseals.ns.ca or call 902-453-6000 ext. 220 To register contact, yarmouth@easterseals.ns.ca or call 902-815-5376 Registration starts at 4:00 p.m. at the Glace Bay Miners Forum or contact takepart@easterseals.ns.ca
EQUIPMENT A sledge and sticks are provided during the session. Participants are asked to please bring and wear the following: CSA-approved helmet, winter gloves, winter coat & pants, and warm boots. A sledge and sticks are provided during the session. Participants are asked to please bring and wear the following: CSA-approved helmet, winter gloves, winter coat & pants, and warm boots. A sledge and sticks are provided during the session. Participants are asked to please bring and wear the following: CSA-approved helmet, winter gloves, winter coat & pants, and warm boots.

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Want to Volunteer?

Volunteer responsibilities include:
Helping prepare sessions, helping players in/out of sledges, assisting in all on-ice activities (by playing games or pushing sledges), and helping with program clean-up.

Details about this volunteer opportunity:

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Family-oriented volunteering

How to apply:
Contact takepart@easterseals.ns.ca or call 902-453-6000 ext. 220.