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50 Years of the Wayne Gretzky International Hockey Tournament

50 Years of the Wayne Gretzky International Hockey Tournament

It’s a milestone year for the annual Wayne Gretzky International Hockey Tournament. The event hosted by Brantford Minor Hockey Association that has been welcoming young players from all over the world is celebrating its 50th year. This tournament is always very well attended with many teams looking forward to participating and challenging for the top spots in each division. From December 27th to 30th, young players and their families will be welcomed to Brantford for four days of great co...
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5 Ideas for a Fun Night Out in Brantford

5 Ideas for a Fun Night Out in Brantford

Are you looking for something fun to do tonight? This weekend? Brantford is the place to be! Enjoy a relaxing day of pampering at Grand Wellness, or get your craft on at Finders Keepers and design a beautiful decorative piece for your home. This weekend could bring the adrenaline rush you are looking for with some sports action on the simulator at Players Only Sports Bar or test your skills at Escape Key and try to beat the clock! You could also visit Bell City Brewing Co. or Mash Paddle to enjo...
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12 Days of Giveaways Day 1: Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar & Tourism Brantford

12 Days of Giveaways Day 1: Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar & Tourism Brantford

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…2 hours of simulator time at Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar and a sweatshirt from Tourism Brantford! Enjoy the comfort and style of our bestselling pre-washed, pre-shrunk Brantford sweatshirt that has been so popular this fall. Visit Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar (and bring some friends) to enjoy 2 hours of simulator time choosing from 13 incredible sports using your own sporting equipment, including: golf, hockey, soccer...
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Brantford Sports Council Opens Nominations for Sports Awards

Brantford Sports Council Opens Nominations for Sports Awards

Submitted by: Brantford Sports Council The Brantford Sports Council is seeking nominations to recognize the outstanding achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support minor sports in our community. The awards will be presented at the 15th annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Recognition Banquet on Wednesday February 12, 2020 at the Brantford Golf and Country Club, 60 Ava Rd. NOW is the time to submit a no...
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December 2019 Sporting Events

December 2019 Sporting Events

December 1   CAJ HOBC Meet Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Club Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 5-8   All Breeds Dog Show Hosted by: Brantford Kennel Club Brantford and District Civic Centre 7   BAC-HOB Meet Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Club Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 10   BCSSAA (swim meet) Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 13-15   Ontario Team Showdown Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Cl...
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November Sport Networking Meeting Recap

November Sport Networking Meeting Recap

The brand new Marriott TownePlace Suites Brantford & Conference Centre was the beautiful backdrop of our last Sport Networking Meeting for 2019. This facility is Brantford’s newest all-suite hotel, and the delicious spread was catered by Tom Mercante from Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering.  Welcome and Thank You Sport Tourism Coordinator, Ela Stypa Jones, MC’d the event giving thanks to our Marriott hosts and opening the floor to Amber Kane, Director of Sales for ...
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Sport Super-Parents…How do you do it?  Making the most of your energy

Sport Super-Parents…How do you do it? Making the most of your energy

Submitted by: Dr. Angela Hanlon, ND Part 1:  Blood Sugar and Food Cravings   Blood sugar is a funny thing. If we’re fasting intentionally, it’s usually not an issue. But if we’re fasting because we got too busy, it’s an issue. Low blood sugar forces the body to use other fuel sources. This doesn’t sound so bad, and actually sounds like a great way to shed some weight. But there’s a catch. It also forces the body to produce cortisol. At normal level...
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