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Branford Sports Council Accepting Nominations for Awards and Recognition Program

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 04:14 PM

After a two year hiatus, the Brantford Sports Council Awards and Recognition Program will be held in 2022 to recognize all those that contribute to youth sport in the community.

Nominations will be open from December 5, 2021 up to February 20, 2022 to recognize the outstanding achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support youth sports in the community.

Nominations will be accepted for the following awards:

  • The Phyllis...

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Jumpstart Play From Home: Girls in Sport

Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 11:28 AM

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is proud to present a free, virtual program to help keep girls in sport by showcasing eight unique sports for them to try and learn.

Every Tuesday and Thursday over the course of the next 4 weeks, Jumpstart Play From Home: Girls in Sport! will share activities at 12:00pm ET. Kids can tune in after-school and follow along as they try new things, learn about keeping their minds and bodies healthy all while having fun. Kids will need access to a laptop, tablet or mobile phone,...

Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

Sports Hall Executive Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 11:06 AM

Do you have a passion for sports knowledge and its history in Brantford, the County of Brant, Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation?  The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition Executive Committee has openings for six (6) volunteer members.

Executive Committee

  1. Two volunteers to complete the second and third year of a three year term, expiring December 31, 2023
  2. One volunteer to complete a term of three years expiring December 31, 2024

Selection Sub-Committee

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2021 Canada Sport Leadership Conference: Let’s Reignite Sport

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 01:49 PM

The Coaching Association of Canada presents its virtual 2021 Sport Leadership sportif (SLS21) conference from November 3-5, 2021 for three days of learning, networking and professional development with the leaders of the sport, education, and business communities in Canada. The 2021 Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is presented with the theme: Let’s Reignite Sport.

Session topics will include:

  • The intersection of mental health and anti-racism
  • Tactical...

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Grand Opening of Ascension Climbing Centre

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:17 AM

Brantford’s newest outdoor recreational activity is ready to help you reach great heights. Ascension Climbing Centre's Grand Opening is this Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00p.m. RSVP to attend their Grand Opening.

Located behind Access Storage Sports and Entertainment Complex at 101 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy., Ascension Climbing Centre is built from two stacked, 40ft shipping containers with climbing routes reaching 15’ above the mats. Ascension will introduce beginner climbers to the basics...