There are over 50 different sports played locally, some through formal clubs and leagues, while others are more informal groups and individuals.
Sport Orillia formed in 2014 from a core group of people representing 18 different sports organizations and educational institutions, with a desire to grow the organization to include all sports and interested parties in Orillia.
With a long history of great sportsmanship from early Canadian rowing champions i.e., Jake Gaudaur Sr. who was the World Champion Sculler from 1896-1901 to current champions, we are striving to acknowledge excellence in sport with an Orillia Sport Hall of Fame.
Sport and active living can keep a community vibrant and can enhance the economic, social and personal health of communities and people. stronger together!
Guess who’s heading into Orillia’s Sports Hall of Fame? As young girls, Jayme Davis (Beard) and Brittney Fess (Boynton) fell in love with what was then a new sport in Orillia: field lacrosse. They grew up together playing in the fledgling Orillia Lady Kings house league program on a makeshift baseball field at the Lion’s […]
Our Hall of Fame nomination period has been extended until January 10th, 2018. Get your nominations in before it’s to late! Do you know an outstanding athlete, coach or individual that contributes to sporting excellence in the Orillia area? We are now accepting nominations for inductees to the 2018 Orillia Sport Council – Hall of […]
The 2018 Sport Orillia Hall of Fame Gala is fast approaching and will be held at Casino Rama this year. The list of nominee’s will be released shortly. Tickets will be $75.00