Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is at 169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W., at Canada Olympic Park. The facility highlights the inspiring achievements of more than 600 inducted athletes. Twelve interactive galleries—including the Motion, Bounce and Olympic & Paralympic galleries—house exhibits relating to 66 different sports, such as hockey, baseball, figure skating, horse racing, downhill and cross-country skiing, curling and football.
Visitors to the hall of fame are greeted by a sculpture of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. In the 120-seat Riddell Family Theatre, an 11-minute film featuring rare Olympic footage about Canadian athletes over the years is shown every half-hour. There are more than 2,000 items on display including the #1 1988 Olympic Winter Games Calgary relay torch and over 30 Olympic and Paralympic Games torches dating back to the 1930s. Rare videos, photographs and artifacts from 150 years of Canadian sporting history are on display in the Legends Gallery.
Interactive displays include ski jumping, shadow-boxing, rowing and wheelchair racing. Videos of awe-inspiring moments in sports history are sure to get visitors' hearts pounding as well.
Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.