Nova Scotia Special Needs Hockey Club
 Atlantic Canada's 1st Special Needs Hockey Club!

Nova Scotia Special Needs Hockey Club, a.k.a. the Nova Scotia Highlanders, is a registered non-profit society that is a partner of Hockey Nova Scotia and a member of Special Hockey International and the new Canadian National Special Hockey. Started in September 2016, it provides an opportunity for male & female athletes with Autism, Asperger's, Down Syndrome or any other developmental disability that'd impair and/or prevent participation on a mainstream hockey team. Our program is open to eligible athletes who are age 5 and up including adults, of ALL skill levels & backgrounds to play hockey in an inclusive, fun-first environment.

Our club is located in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Covid 19 Update – April 22, 2021

HOCKEY NOVA SCOTIA UPDATE ON NEW RESTRICTIONS TO REDUCE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Earlier today, the provincial government announced new restrictions in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and some communities on its border that will affect our game.

The restrictions are effective as of 8 a.m. on Friday, April 23, and will remain in place until at least May 20. They apply to all areas of HRM, as well as Hubbards, Milford, Lantz, Elmsdale, Enfield, South Uniacke, Ecum Secum, and Trafalgar.

In the areas outlined above, organized sports, recreational, and athletic activities have been paused.

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR HOCKEY?

Teams in the restricted areas

Teams in the restricted areas will not be permitted to take part in any Hockey Nova Scotia-sanctioned activities (including practices, training and development sessions, tryouts/ID camps, or games) while these restrictions are in effect.