It may not seem like it but winter isn't too far away
and with winter .
comes winter sports.
Today at the Green Island Ice Arena .
people with disabilities were introduced to the sport
of sled hockey.
The addaptive sport allows those with physical diifculties
the ability enjoy the game of hockey.
Paralympic Sled Hockey team was actually formed in
La Crosse during the 19-80's.
those interested in joining the sport were allowed
to try it for free.
Orginizers say the program is important to the community.
We include everybody within our community.
And even those people who are phyisically challenged,
they too are important and they too should have a
program that lets them play hockey or a sport of some
If you missed today's event and would still like to
join the team .
there will be an informational meeting at Green Island
on October 6-th at 6 p-m.
There are two teams .
one for kids as young as 6-year-old and one for adults