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Gretzky Centre Free Online Fitness Resources and Videos

Gretzky Centre Free Online Fitness Resources and Videos

In light of the current province wide shutdown, the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Fitness Team is pleased to once again bring you free online fitness classes. You can choose from a weekly mix of live online classes or archived videos to fit into your daily schedule. Stay active, healthy, and motivated at home by joining in free online workouts by visiting the Fitness Facebook page or the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre website. Each class varies in length and interest, and are led by certified f...
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Brantford and Area Sports Hall – Online Sports Greatness

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 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you can&r...
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Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course Logo is Unveiled

Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course Logo is Unveiled

The City of Brantford proudly renamed the Northridge Municipal Golf Course as the Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course, Banquet and Learning Centre on Friday, December 18, 2020. And to mark the well-deserved occasion, unveiled the new logo honouring one of Branford’s most beloved citizens and supporters. The new Walter Gretzky Golf Course logo, unveiled by Walter and his sons Glen, Keith and Brent at their family home in Brantford features a silhouette of a father and son/coach and s...
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A Salute to Local Sports in 2020

A Salute to Local Sports in 2020

Oh what a year it has been. Nobody could have predicted that 2020 would go down in global history as the year that everything changed. Locally, what started as a year on track for continued success in Brantford sports and tournaments quickly turned into a year where game plans were changed, new delivery models were created and adapting to the plan became the norm. And through it all, what was evidently clear from the sport community in our town, is that athletes, teams and associations pulled to...
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Brantford Minor Hockey – The Passion to Play

Brantford Minor Hockey – The Passion to Play

For over 50 years, the end of the calendar always meant one of the marquis Brantford hockey tournaments was about to begin. Players from all over the world including: USA, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Latvia and Hong Kong have descended upon our great city to play in the Wayne Gretzky International Hockey tournament hosted by the Brantford Minor Hockey Association. And, if they were lucky, have the chance to meet The Great One’s dad, Walter Gretzky, who always made time to say hello, visit and...
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Sport Tourism Canada – “Bouncing Back”

Sport Tourism Canada – “Bouncing Back”

We know sport can be a significant driving force to the economic recovery post-COVID-19. Sport Tourism Canada works on behalf of all sport tourism players to see this vibrant sector truly be ready to start ‘Bouncing Back’. The sport community’s perspective on COVID-recovery is critical to begin Canada’s response and preparation for a sport hosting and economic reboot. Sport Tourism Canada (STC) is currently conducting a research project, in conjunction with Des...
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Brant Artistic Swimming Club Modelling Community and Adaptability

Brant Artistic Swimming Club Modelling Community and Adaptability

Only one club in Ontario can boast about having the best facility in the Province and Brant Artistic Swimming Club (BASC) can. Not only is the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre an incredible facility in general, its 65m pool has allowed the athletes of BASC to maintain training regimens that are almost comparable to those pre-COVID. Formerly known as synchronized swimming, the sport adopted the name artistic swimming in 2017. While artistic swimming is a team sport, many people don’t realize tha...
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