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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

Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience coloured logo on white background

Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience

Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:23 AM

As the school year comes to an end, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is preparing to launch virtual educational opportunities that share the stories and triumphs of its members. The Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience is a national education initiative available at no cost to all Canadians with a focus on K-12 students. 

This past spring, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame visited Brantford to conduct research for the project. In cooperation with local family representatives, this initiative...

Hockey sticks standing around Walter Gretzky's parking spot at the Wayne Gretzky Sport Centre

Remembering Walter

Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 10:13 AM

Order of Canada recipient. Honourary Doctorate of Letters. Canada’s most famous Hockey Dad. Lord Mayor of Brantford. Brantford Citizen of the Year. Inductee to the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition. Author. Coach. Neighbour. Friend. Husband. Dad. Grandfather. Great Grandfather.  So many accolades, and monikers. To Brantford locals, he was often referenced as just “Walter” (or “Wally”) and everyone knew who that meant. We are deeply saddened by the loss of this incredible man and...

Wide shot of Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition.

Sports Hall Inductees Share their Stories Online

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 10:00 AM

The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition, located inside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, proudly recognizes hometown athletes and sport builders who have achieved the highest standards of excellence in their chosen sport. Even though the Sports Hall is currently closed due to the Province wide shutdown, you can still experience the rich sporting history of our community and learn about many of the great Inductees through their own words.

The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition...

Father and son at the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

Brantford And Area Sports Hall – Online Sports Greatness

Posted on Saturday, January 09, 2021 10:00 AM

Brantford And Area Sports Hall – Online Sports Greatness

Brantford and its surrounding areas have a long and prestigious history of sporting excellence. The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition, located in the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, proudly recognizes hometown athletes and sport builders who have achieved the highest standards of excellence in their chosen sport and whose contributions have been exemplary and significant.

The 3,000 square foot space is currently closed...