History at a glance:
- 1966 – the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada-Saskatchewan Branch and the Molson Brewery partnered to form the Molson Sports Hall of Fame. Located in the Molson’s Hospitality House (Dewdney Avenue)
- 1974 – renamed the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame as they joined the Sask Sports groups on South Railway Street
- 1979 – the SSHF relocated to the current location at 2205 Victoria Avenue (the old Land Titles building which is designated as a Heritage property)
- 1981 – incorporated under the Non Profit Corporations Act
SSHF quick facts:
- There are 479 inductees in the Hall of Fame (including 2012 inductees)
- 211 athletes
- 151 builders
- 117 championship teams
- 51 sports are represented in the Hall of Fame
- Our collection contains approximately 10,000 sport artifacts and archives
- In 2011 over 900 volunteer hours allowed the SSHF to partner in local activities, host events and maintain our collection
- Each year 1000s of students from around the province receive tours developed to promote awareness of Saskatchewan athletes and sports.
Funding for the SSHF is currently provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund and fundraising events managed by the SSHF.
New in 2012 is the Sports Investors Club targeting individual and corporate donations. Money earned through fundraising initiatives is used to support the ongoing preservation and conservation of the collection as well as the development of education programming and exhibits. Check out the Sports Investors Club page for more information!
Board of Directors
Hugh Vassos – President
Trent Fraser – Vice President
Scott MacQuarrie – Treasurer
Scott Waters – Secretary
Paul Spasoff – Past President