Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre - Grand Opening: Inspiring Greatness 

For Immediate Release
Contact: Lori-Dawn Cavin, Manager of Community Recreation Development 
Phone: 519-756-1500 

The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre is pleased to announce details for the upcoming grand opening of the state-of-the-art sports complex. Inspiring Greatness is a free event, taking place on Sunday, September 29 from noon to 6 p.m. Made possible by presenting sponsorship from the OLG Casino Brantford, Inspiring Greatness will showcase the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre with entertainment, free activities and tours for people of all ages. 

The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre $64-million renovation is nearing completion. The new features in the complex include a 4-pad arena a 25-metre pool and hydro-therapy pool to complement the 65-metre pool. The facility also features a fitness studio, fully-equipped weight room, dry land training room, indoor track, gymnasium, football field, and more.

“We are very excited to show off this fantastic facility and everything it has to offer to our community,” said Michelle Chapin, Co-Chair, Grand Opening Committee. “We are offering the opportunity for local community groups to participate and represent their organization at the event.”

The Grand Opening Committee has been tasked with making the day a memorable one. More announcements surrounding Inspiring Greatness will be made throughout the summer. At this time, the committee is reaching out to members of the community that would like to represent their organization at the event. Click for a community involvement application form (PDF opens in a new browser window) and remember that it must be submitted in advance of the grand opening event for consideration by the Organizing Committee. 

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Grand Opening: 
254 North Park Street, Brantford, Ontario
Sunday, September 29, 2013
noon to 6 p.m.