See you again soon

We’re so thankful for the support and inquiries about a 2019 tournament.

We’re taking a break this year and hope to be back again in 2020.

In the meantime, please consider supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation in your year-end giving. Until December 31, 2018, your donation will be matched – find out more, by clicking here.

Rec + Comp divisions

Between the Pipes is a fun tournament. We encourage everyone to play safe, respect other players, volunteers, and officials, and always remember: we’re in this to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

In 2016, we introduced recreation and competitive divisions. Here’s how to know which your team is best suited for:

  • If you and/or your teammates have played spongee before: you’re in the competitive division
  • If you and/or your teammates have spongee shoes: you’re in the competitive division
  • If you and/or your teammates have played hockey before : you’re in the competitive division

Catch the drift?

We have a handful of players and teams who don’t have any experience playing spongee – some even without any hockey experience – and we want them to have a fun day too. If you fall into this category, you’re in the rec division.

We love seeing you all come together to have a good time as we raise money for a great cause. Coed teams are strongly encouraged, and we invite everyone – 18+ – of any ability to come play!

Register your team: click here to register

Donate to the Heart and Stroke Foundation via Between the Pipes: click here to donate online



Let’s raise some money!

We’re hoping to raise $5,000 this year and need your help!

Between the Pipes is back for its 4th round. Every year 100% of the event proceeds support the Heart and Stroke Foundation – so far we’ve raised over $22,000.

For over 60 years, the Heart & Stroke Foundation has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. The work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others. Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.

Join us February 24, and donate, register a team, or volunteer at the event.


Register A Team

Download the 2018 Registration Form to register your team. Register early to reserve your spot, and get later start times!


Register as a rec team if you:

  • want to play for fun
  • if this is your team’s first time playing sponge hockey

Register as a competitive team if you:

  • are playing to win
  • already play competitively with your team
  • have made a team of people who are all familiar with and already play sponge hockey

Team Captains will be the main contact person for each team. Please ensure all phone numbers and email addresses are current and checked regularly.

Registration deadline is FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2018 at 4 p.m.  


See you in 2018!

Thanks for visiting! Between the Pipes will be on hiatus for 2017 due to planning and time constraints. Sending love and thanks to those who continue to support the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please do consider making a donation this year, even though the tournament will not occur. I would like to thank all the teams, volunteers, and sponsors for all the support over the past three years. See you back on the ice in 2018!

#BTP2016 donates $9,000

This year, thanks to overwhelming support from the community, we donated $9,000 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Norwood Community Centre, over 160 players, volunteers, and spectators participated in Between the Pipes. This year was by far our biggest and best tournament. We watched 18 teams play through the day and had the support of 50 volunteers. We can’t thank you enough!



What an AMAZING day for sponge hockey! Thank you to all the participants, volunteers, sponsors, and special guests who made this year’s event the biggest and best tournament yet. I couldn’t be happier with how the day went or to hear you all enjoyed the day.

Stay tuned for our donation announcement, photos, video and more!
*Thank you to Blush Birch Photography for the fantastic photos. 


Registration Deadline: Feb 12/16

This Friday is the last day to register a team for #BTP2016.

This year’s event is Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9AM – 5Pm at the Norwood Community Centre.
Teams can have between 4-7 players, and can register in either the competitive or recreation divisions. Co-ed teams are strongly encouraged. Teams will receive free lunch, coffee and player gift bags thanks to our sponsors.

Register your team ASAP to guarantee placement and to help us support the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Sponsor Update

Between the Pipes is so lucky to have amazing people on board to support the event and our participants. So far, we’re sending our thank yous to:

We’d also like to thank the amazing team at the Norwood Community Centre for their ongoing support! Thank you for helping us put this all together – we couldn’t do it without you!