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Frequently

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How is it different?

The only difference between sled hockey and regular hockey is in the equipment they use. The rules are the same as regular hockey.

Who can participate?

Anyone with physical disabilities and mobility disorders and all ability levels can play sled hockey.

The history of sled hockey

Sled hockey was invented in the 1960’s by a group of Swedes with physical disabilities who wanted to continue playing in ice hockey. It was added to the Paralympic games in 1994.

What ages can play?

The Wisconsin Skeeters welcome all ages from 5-18. Our adult team is the Wisconsin Sting.

What can I expect?

We are a great group of kids and adults who love hockey and love to have fun. Remember to dress appropriately and wear layers and closed-toed shoes.

How much does it cost?

 Through the generosity of our donors, adaptive sleds, protective equipment, coaching and ice time are provided free of charge.