The Sled Team is a group of mentors and athletes committed to promoting camaraderie, competition, and athleticism to those with disabilities. Our goal is to develop a team atmosphere and a positive environment for mentors and athletes who want to learn to play hockey. There are no physical limitations to join the team but require a strong work ethic, dedication, and a positive attitude.
Welcom to the VBHC Sled Team
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I become a Member? Anyone is welcome to join. Click the Contact Us button to the right to find out more.
Who is allowed to join the practices? The Sled Team is composed of athletes with all abilities. Everyone is welcome.
What do I bring to practices? Mostly a desire to learn the game of hockey. We have helmets and sticks and skates available for regular skaters. Click the Contact Us button to the right for more information
How can I donate time, money, or equipment? Contact the Director by clicking on the Contact Us button to the right, or one of the VBHC Coaches for more information.
What is the difference between the VBHC Club and the VBHC Sled Team? The VBHC Club is a group of hockey players and people that want to learn to play hockey who gather on Monday and Friday mornings at 6:30 am to participate in a ‘drop-in’ hockey game. The VBHC Club operates as an independent group funded by the club member dues.
The VBHC Sled Team is a group of able-bodied and disabled athletes who want to learn to play hockey, or improve their game under the instruction of USA Hockey certified coaches. The Sled Team meets on Sunday afternoons at 4:15 pm. The organization supporting the VBHC Challenge Team is a public charity which relies primarily on tax-deductible donations for its operating expense. All sled players play for free!
The VBHC Sled Team is a Public Charity. Our players are supported in part by your donations. Help support the mission by donating today. To choose one of our many donation 'levels', use the 'Donate Now' button or click on the PayPal link.
Other Disabled Programs and Foundations
Use the Contact Us box the right to join the team or request information
VBHC Learn to Play Punch Cards
Now available! Purchase a VBHC Learn to play punch card from any VBHC Coach, Director or the Iceland of Hampton Roads front desk for a savings of 20% off the normal $10 Sunday afternoon session. Cards are $80 which gives you 10 on-ice learn-to-skate, sled, or hockey practices sessions. Click HERE for more information.
VBHC is in the News!
WAVY reporter Chris Reckling featured the VBHC in his 'Reck on the Road' segment of the Hampton Roads Show. You can see the news story at this link.
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VBHC is in the News Again!
The US Navy interviewed the VBHC Director and the captain of the Challenge Team, Laurie Wood, for an article published on www.navy.mil. Read the entire story here.