|The Sports Hall of Fame is now open! Stop by the Elgin Barrow Arena, 2nd floor to see the exhibits and check out the pictures of the current inductees. You may recognize many of the names!
Thank you to the following inductees who attended the Grand Reopening Event on Friday September 19, 2014.
In the Athletes category:
1999 inductee - figure skater - Elvis Stojko
1999 inductee –figure skater – Bernard Ford
2001 inductee - multi-sport athlete, trainer, coach – The family of Bill Babcock
2001 inductee - speed skating athlete, trainer, coach – The family of Allen Workman
2004 inductee – multi-sport athlete - Doug Allen
2007inductee – bowler – the family of Jim Hoult
In the Team category:
1997 inductees – the 1972 Richmond Hills Dynes Fastball Team – Coach Stan Thornington,
2005 inductee – 1967-68 Richmond Lions Hockey Team – Coaches Tom Graham and Ed Sackfield, Players Rick Sackfield, Allan Graham
In the Sports Builder category:
2000 inductee - sponsor – The family of Ronald Vern Dynes
2003 inductees - multi-sport builders – John Passmore and family (John and his late father Jack are both inductees)
2006 inductee – hockey builder – The family of Elgin Barrow
2009 inductee – hockey and curling builder – Ed Sackfield
2009 inductee – slo-pitch builder – Lynton Friedberg
2010 inductee – the Richmond Hill Arena Association - Ed Sackfield, Tom Graham
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