1885 Richmond Hill Young Canadians
1967-68 Richmond Hill Lions
1972 Richmond Hill Dynes fastball team
1989 Richmond Hill Raiders Under 18 Girls
Douglas Raymond (Doug) Acomb
Douglas Kenneth Laird Allen
William (Bill) Babcock
Elgin (Tubby) Barrow
Russell Donald (Casey) Cripps
Ronald Vernor (Vern) Dynes
Candace Jones (Fraser) & Donald Fraser
Ada Mackenzie (1891-1973)
Marian Munroe (Snider)
John (Jack) & John S. Passmore
Tracy Wilson & Rob McCall
Richmond Hill Arena Association
Tom Graham Arena Official Opening - April 2005
2015 Richmond Hill Sports Hall of Fame Inductees
On Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m., the Town of Richmond Hill will be honouring the 2015 Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The ceremony will take place at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. There are eight athletes and sports builders being inducted, and the night will be emceed by three-time Figure Skating World Champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist Elvis Stojko.
Tickets are on sale NOW ($20 per person +HST) at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Box Office at rhcentre.ca at 905-787-8811.
The following athletes and sports builders will be inducted:Nathalie Bendavid
Born in Richmond Hill, Nathalie has played for Team Ontario and Team Canada in international competitions in rugby.
Being inducted as a builder, Rene was involved in developing hockey and officiating programs in the community for over 30 years.
An elite level hockey referee, Vanessa has officiated multiple provincial and national championship, as well as Canadian Women’s Hockey League, games.
In the 1980’s, Ted was a key individual in the introduction and growth of the sport of ringette in Richmond Hill, along with the development of the Richmond Hill Ringette Association.
The Director of the Richmond Hill Training Centre is coach to numerous Canadian, Olympic and World Champions, and is himself a Junior Figure Skating Canadian Champion (1967).
A leader in the growth and development of Lawn Building in Richmond Hill, Jean has won 24 District Championships, 3 Provincial Championships in 1992, 2002 and 2013 and a National Championship in 2003.
Michael and Doreen Kyte
For over 40 years, Michael has coached numerous teams (including a 1981 Provincial Championship) and held numerous administrative positions. Doreen has been involved in the York Simcoe 5 pin bowling Association since 1976; three years later she began coaching. Doreen has also served as a Lottery Chair and Tournament Director.
For more information, contact Paul Collins, Recreation Assistant – Sports Hall of Fame at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-884-1368, ext. 225.
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