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Service: Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program

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Record #: PET0626 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2015
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-750-0655
After Hours Phone705-868-8825
Fax705-750-0655 call first
Located In CommunityPeterborough (County of)
Address & Map
1153 Neptune St
Peterborough, ON K9H 7S8
IntersectionTowerhill Rd - Neptune St
Contact Information
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Jack-McGee-Kawartha-Komets-Special-Needs-Hockey-Program/152059364813314
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/KometsKomets
Primary ContactCarol Fisher, Executive Director
Alternate ContactDavid Fisher, Director of Promotions, Communications & Media Relations; Phone: 705-745-2830
Primary ExecutiveJim Glynn, President; Phone: 705-745-9648
Alternate ExecutiveRobert Prole, Treasurer; Phone: 705-748-6928
Mailing Addressc/o Carol Fisher 
1153 Neptune Street 
Peterborough, ON K9H 7S8
Description & Services
Description (Service)* Recreational ice hockey for children, teens, and adults who for cannot play regular minor hockey due to physical, emotional, and/or neuro-developmental challenges such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Tourettes Syndrome. 
* Guaranteed equal playing time.  
* Teamed according to ability.  
* Progress at own rate, no pressure.  
* Will assist players to obtain equipment.  
* Utilizes experienced coaching staff and volunteers who have background in working with players with challenges
HoursSchedule includes a one-hour-per-week game or practice October- March. Scheduled games are both in town and out of town, but out of town travel is not required for players/families who cannot or do not wish to travel. 
Areas ServedPeterborough (County of)
BoundariesWithin 65 mile radius of Peterborough.
EligibilityAges: 5 year(s) - 50 year(s) 
Must be able to stand on skates. Males & Females welcome. Can provide some equipment. Qualified coaches and volunteers. Summer Barbecue/Picnic. Yearly tournament when possible and additional social gatherings.
ApplicationRegistration can take place at any time during the year - see website for details.
FeesService - $275 per season (2013) includes team jersey & socks, ice rental, liability insurance, year end banquet ticket ($50 value), referee fees ; * Service- $275 per person(2015) includes team jersey & socks, ice rental, liability insurance, year end banquet ($50 value), referee fees;  
* Various funding options possible. Some applications for funding need to be made January 1st & July 1st. Some scholarship funds may be available for eligible applicants. 
* Fee assistance available for eligible applicants- no one is turned away.  
* Fee assistance available for eligible applicants. * Fee assistance available for eligible applicants.
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
MeetingsBoard of Directors meet regularly
AccessibilityFully Accessible - hockey only
Service CategoriesIce Hockey ~ Developmental Disabilities
Print MaterialHockey schedules, newsletter - all available on website.