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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...

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Meet The Members Of The BMGA

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 10:00 AM

Meet The Members Of The BMGA

The Brant Museum and Galleries Association (BMGA) is a group of not-for-profit museums and galleries located in the City of Brantford, County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River. Together, the BMGA seeks to entertain, engage, educate and inspire people through the collective power of arts, culture and heritage in order to tell the stories of The City of Brantford, County of Brant, and Six Nations of the Grant River.

The BMGA was originally formed in...

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Athlete Farm Training to Optimize Your Athletic Potential

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:00 AM

As the sports community pivoted to skills training and athlete development this year, there are some unique businesses for the athlete in all of us to train, strengthen and get ready for the next level.

Athlete Farm Training, located at 34 Dalkeith Drive in Brantford, is a strength and conditioning facility that works with athletes to help them optimize their athletic potential. It’s a space for athlete improvement but also a training facility for the “Everyday Athlete” to create and succeed with...