Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program

Record #: PET0626
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 31 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Structured, inclusive recreational ice hockey for children, teens, and adults who for cannot play regular minor hockey due to cognitive, physical, emotional, and/or neuro-developmental challenges such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Tourettes Syndrome.
  • Guaranteed equal playing time
  • Teamed according to ability
  • Progress at own rate, no pressure
  • Trained, certified Komets volunteer staff
  • Volunteer staff have experience supporting individuals with special needs
  • Member of Canadian National Special Hockey/Special Hockey International

Service Details

Hours Visit website for schedule 
Dates: Oct-Mar


Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Boundaries Within 65 mile radius of Peterborough.
Eligibility 5 year(s) and up  
Residency Requirements: Within 65 mile radius of Peterborough.
Application Registration can take place at any time during the year - visit website for details
Languages English
Fees Service - $325 per season includes loan of hockey jerseys, socks, and equipment if necessary, comprehensive medical insurance, out of town games (optional) and tournament ; Some scholarship funding available * Fee assistance available for eligible applicants.

Address and Location

Site Location Hockey venue: Healthy Planet Arena, 911 Monaghan Rd (former Evenrude Centre)
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
911 Monaghan Road
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 5K5
Intersection Towerhill Rd and Neptune St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - hockey only

Contact Information

Office Phone No public telephone number
E-Mail kawarthakomets@gmail.com
Website www.kawarthakomets.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jack-McGee-Kawartha-Komets-Special-Needs-Hockey-Program/152059364813314
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/KometsKomets
Primary Contact Josh Mcilmoyle, Vice Chair; Phone: 250-261-1937
Alternate Contact Thea Fraser, Treasurer; Phone: 705-341-1154; Email: treasurerkawarthakomets@gmail.com
Mailing Address c/o Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program 
PO Box 50032 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 8R1

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