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Sport Networking Meeting Recap – Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sport Networking Meeting Recap – Thursday, June 13, 2019

 Welcome and Ice Breaker The historic Sanderson Centre was the beautiful backdrop to our June Sport Networking meeting.  Domino’s generously provided a delicious pizza lunch for our hardworking sports group.  Ela Stypa Jones, Sport Tourism Coordinator, MC’d our quarterly event and began the session with a spirited ice breaker asking participants to introduce themselves and share where they are coming from in addition to their downtown parking strategy. The group cons...
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Hit the Links in Brantford!

Hit the Links in Brantford!

Discover the golf culture in Brantford with unique options to fine-tune your game with your choice of two public courses and one private course. Perfect your game outside (or even inside!) with Brantford's fun and unique options for golf.
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

Brantford is recognized around the world for being the birthplace of the ‘The Great One,’ and visitors immersed in the field of athletics know Brantford as the ‘Tournament Capital of Ontario.’ Brantford welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, particularly for sports due to our large number of tournaments and some of our larger hosting responsibilities, such as the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Games and the upcoming 2021 Ontario 55+ Winter Games. It’s a great ...
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June 2019 Sporting Events

June 2019 Sporting Events

June 31-Jun 2 Mosquito B & Bantam AA (OBA Trial – Pitch Counts) Hosted by: Brantford Minor Baseball Association Various locations 31-Jun 2   Walter Gretzky Street Hockey Tournament Hosted by: The Lung Association Steve Brown Sports Complex at Lions Park 7-9   Min Mosquito AA & Rookie Select & Bantam B Hosted by:Brantford Minor BaseballAssociation Various locations 12 13th Annual Phyllis...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

Krista DuChene is not originally from Brantford, unlike our other Tourism Ambassadors featured this week, but she has chosen to make Brantford her home for the past 17 years. DuChene moved here with her husband in 2002, and together they are raising their three children, working, and donating their time to local charitable causes in this great city.  Krista DuChene, 42, is a professional runner, registered dietitian, and public speaker. She is well-known as ‘Canada’s Marathon M...
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City of Brantford Awarded Two International Hermes Creative Awards

City of Brantford Awarded Two International Hermes Creative Awards

Key features of the new site include a fresh, contemporary look that is easier for visitors to navigate, an improved sitemap structure and enhanced search engine capability to help users find the information they need a faster, and responsive design that is compatible with smartphones and tablets.
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Walter Gretzky Street Hockey Tournament: A Great weekend of friendship, hockey and food!

Walter Gretzky Street Hockey Tournament: A Great weekend of friendship, hockey and food!

The tournament started thirteen years ago as a home-grown tournament that honors Brantford’s (and Canada’s!) favourite Hockey Dad, Walter Gretzky. Organized by the Ontario Lung Association and Ball Hockey International Brantford for the last eight years, the street hockey tournament has raised $402,727.00 that has been directed towards lung health research.
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