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"CCYHA Special Hockey has been an incredible program for our family and our son. He gets to be part of a great team with lots of friends. The team also gets a chance to do some really neat stuff, liking meeting NHL Blue Jacket players and playing on the Nationwide ice."
- Patrick

Who Can Join?

Families may join any time during the season and participants do not need to know how to skate. Anyone regardless of age, sex, developmental disability, or skill level, who is physically able to play, may join. Our team is comprised of athletes ranging in age from 4-21.

How long is the season?

Our season begins in mid-September and ends in late-April.

Where are practices held?

The Ohio Health Chiller Ice Rinks including Dublin, North, and Easton.

What activities can I expect my athlete to be involved in?

  • Weekly Practices: Typically 15-20 practices each season (which include learn-to-skate).
  • Events & Tournaments: Home/Away games, Future Jackets intermission skate at a CBJ game, tournaments, and an End-of-Season party for the athletes and families.
  • Special Hockey Awareness Event at Nationwide Arena: Our biggest event of the year. It consists of Special Hockey game(s) on the main ice at Nationwide Arena, a public skate for families, friends & supporters, and a social outing to a Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game.

How does my athlete get started?

Come to our Season Kick-off Meeting and Pizza Party on Saturday, August 23rd from 3:00-5:00pm at the Chiller North location to learn about the program, meet our players and coaches and have some Papa Johnís pizza. If you miss the kick-off meeting, you can contact us and arrange to come to see one of our practices, which start on Saturday, September 13th at 8:50am at the Chiller North location.

Team Manager / Registration Contacts

Chris Wenzke
Managing Director
Todd Baum
Head Coach
Kelly Lewis
Parent Liaison
614-284-6104 419-310-2467 614-855-5193