Oct 26

Hall of Famers on Tour is Back!

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is proud to offer an incredible opportunity to virtually connect your classroom with a remarkable HALL OF FAMER in real-time!

This exclusive opportunity to learn from a Hall of Famer will be offered via YouTube livestream to all schools that have registered for the social-emotional learning (SEL) based presentation. One lucky school will be chosen for each program to join a Zoom call and interact directly with the Hall of Famer throughout the presentation, making for an unforgettable learning experience. Learn more about the Hall of Famer roster below, and click to register for this FREE SEL based four-part education program.

Featured Hall of Famers

Week 1: From Horse to Butterfly

Hall of Famer, incredible marathon swimmer, and history maker (first person to swim across all five Great Lakes), Vicki Keith shares how she overcame unthinkable obstacles such as freezing cold water, hallucinations, and sharks in order to achieve her goals.
Program Date: November 3rd

Week 2: Sport & Community-Building

Hall of Famer and 25-time Canadian Rugby Team Captain, Gareth Rees, shares the story of the 2019 Rugby World Cup: Typhoon Hagibis devastates the city of Kamaishi and Team Canada’s final match is cancelled. What did Team Canada do next? Find out by booking today!
Program Date: November 17th

Week 3: With All Your Heart

As a little girl in Winnipeg, Cindy Klassen’s dream is to become a world class hockey player. By 18, her sights are firmly set on Nagano Japan, with the Olympic debut of women’s hockey. But, there’s one problem…she doesn’t make the team. Devastated by this failure, she tries speed skating instead. From getting lapped by 5-year-olds to shattering Olympic records four years later, find out how Cindy Klassen followed her dreams with all her heart, to become one of Canada’s most decorated Olympians.

Program Date: December 1st

Week 4: Youth Olympic Games

Hall of Famer, Olympian, author and advocate, Dr. Kirby, shares her experience volunteering as a Chaperone and Anti-Doping Crew at the Youth Olympic Games, inspiring the next generation of future Hall of Famers.

Program Date: December 15th