Canoeing along the beautiful grand river

Nestled along the Grand River, Brantford is a paddler’s paradise and an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Brantford is "The Hub of Ontario Trails" and offers over 70km of natural trails, 18km of bike lanes, the Brantford Rotary Bike Park and dozens of parks and gardens for you to explore. 

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Our vibrant and growing community also has a long tradition of sporting excellence. The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre has been Brantford's primary sports and leisure facility for over 40 years and is named after Brantford-born and raised hockey superstar, Wayne Gretzky. It is also the home to the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition, a museum that highlights the achievements of competitors from our region.

Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course

While you’re here, don’t miss the chance to visit the newly renamed, Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course and Learning Centre, a mature 18-hole championship layout with large greens, contoured fairways, white bunker sand, full pro shop and clubhouse services.

To view a list of parks, sport facilities, river access points, outfitters and much more, visit our tourism directory.

Family cycling at the Bike Park in Brantford
Explore like the locals

Discover Brantford’s outdoor adventure opportunities with Duncan Ross, the current Director and past President of the Brant Cycling Club. 

Photo Gallery: Outdoor Adventure and Sport will appear here on the public site.