Sports Wall of Fame

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The Sports Wall of Fame's objective is to honour and perpetuate the names and deeds of those individuals whose athletic abilities have brought fame to themselves and their community and of those individuals whose interest in and work for sport has resulted in a climate which benefited athletes and athletics. There are three categories: Athlete, Team and Builder.

The Sports Wall of Fame Sponsor Award is presented to a corporation or group in recognition of a minimum of five years significant contribution to sports in the City of Niagara Falls.  For further information about the Sports Wall of Fame please contact Recreation and Culture at 905-356-7521 ext. 3332 or by email.  You can also visit the Virtual Sports Wall of Fame

Forms are also available to be picked up at either:

  • MacBain Community Centre 7150 Montrose Road - Unit #1
  • Gale Centre 5152 Thorold Stone Road

2015 Sports Wall of Fame Inductees

Pre 1980 Era

A.N. Myer Senior Football Champions, 1965-66TeamFootball
Bob ChamberlainBuilderHockey
Howard "Bud" Moreau*AthletePower Lifting

1981 - 2000 Era

Larry LandonAthlete/BuilderHockey
Nena Orescanin-Wicken*AthleteRugby, Soccer
Algie VantBuilderLacrosse

2000 - Present Era

Bruno Agostinelli*AthleteTennis
Lisa Collision-Surla*AthleteSoccer
Jeff LounsburyBuilderBaseball
Charmaine Reid*AthleteBadminton
John Surla*AthleteFootball

Sponsor Award Recipients

  • Americana Conference Resort Spa & Waterpark
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Cairn Croft Hotel
  • Scotiabank
  • The Highland Tap Pub

Sports Wall of Fame Open House

  • Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Gale Centre, 5152 Thorold Stone Road, Niagara Falls, ON  L2E 0A2
  • Please come for coffee and bring your suggestions and nominations for the Sports Wall of Fame.

2015 Sports Wall of Fame Committee

Executive Committee
Mayor Jim Diodati, Honourary Chair
Paisley Janvary-Pool, Chair
Gerald Gibbs, Era Chair 1971 - 1990
Gord Singleton, Era Chair 1991 - Present
Era Committees
Pre 19801981 - 20002001- Present
Jim AtackGerald Gibbs, ChairGord Singleton, Chair
Paul CampigottoShirley FisherEmily Allan
Bill Irvine Don JacksonMike Strange
Paisley Janvary-Pool Gary MacDonaldMick Wolfe
Brian Mulligan   
Lifetime Member: Bob Barnes, Caroline Gibbs, Cline Stephenson

View the Sports Wall of Fame

The Sports Wall of Fame can be found at the Gale Centre Arena in the foyer and the Builder Plaques are in the Sam Long Room, also at the arena.  You can also view it on-line via the Virtual Sports Wall of Fame.