Barrie Sports Hall of Fame Society

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Description (Service) Promotes and recognizes sports in Barrie * oversees inductees whose portraits are housed at the Allandale Recreation Centre * acts as custodian for the Greg Johnston-Shayne Corson Trophy awarded annually to Barrie's outstanding amateur athlete, the Jean McCann Unsung Hero Award recognizing outstanding contribution to the development of sport in the city of Barrie and the John Crawley Award for long term service * the Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to Barrie's most outstanding coach/official of the year * Team Recognition plaque is presented annually * holds ongoing displays and conducts research about sport in Barrie * volunteer organization 
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony takes place on the first Wed evening in October at the Barrie Legion 
Athlete of the year nominees must be amateurs as defined by their sport governing body and must be recognized as residents of the City of Barrie and surrounding area, though they may reside elsewhere for training purposes * The Memorial Trophy is for a coach, sports volunteer or team official who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in assisting athletes and athletics * must reside in Barrie or be involved with a Barrie-based group or team * The Jean McCann Unsung Hero Award is for anyone who has given outstanding contribution to the development of sport in Barrie * The John Crawley Award is for anyone who has given long term service to sport in the City of Barrie * The Team Recognition plaque is awarded to a team from the past that has successfully competed at the provincial and/or national level
Service Details
Hours Call for meeting times
Dates Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is always the first Wed in October at 8pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Anyone who supports the objectives of the society
Application Call or email
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Sports Hall of Fame is located in Allandale Recreation Centre
Contact Information
Primary Contact Dan Forgrave, Chairperson; Phone: (Residence) 705-737-1293; Email:
Alternate Contact Greg Henn, Treasurer; Phone: (Residence) 705-739-7677; Email:
Primary Executive Tom Ewles, Sponsorship Chairperson, Contact Tom by email first if possible; Phone: (Residence) 705-812-9984; Email:
Alternate Executive Ron Andrews, Sponsorship Co-Chairperson; Phone: (Cell) 705-717-3316
Mailing Address PO Box 1364 
Barrie, ON L4M 4V3