In addition to numerous permanent galleries, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum showcases a variety of changing exhibitions throughout its exhibit space. With thousands of objects in the museum's collections, there's always something new to discover.
Museum Lobby & Resource Centre
These exhibits are located in the building's main lobby and free for all to see, so don't miss out!
2018 Inductees - Make a stop at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum to see the exhibits dedicated to our new inducted Hall of Fame Honoured Members.
Artefact of the Month - This monthly display showcases unique and interesting items from the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's collection. Check back each month for the next great artefact!
2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Chuckwagon - Red Deer is proud to be hosting the 2019 Canada Winter Games. One of the ways Red Deer set itself apart from other big communities in Alberta was sending its bid proposals to the Bid Committee via a mini-chuckwagon. This beautiful piece of art represents Alberta Heritage and has carvings of all of the Canada Winter Games sports we hope to have in the 2019 Games. Stop by and ask us about the 2019 Canada Winter Games!
Calgary Cannons Baseball Team - This is the exhibit that will give you your BANG for your buck... not only is this exhibit accessible for FREE in our Resource Centre, but it also used to go BANG! Come see for yourself!
Canadian Finals Rodeo - We are excited to welcome the CFR to Red Deer from October 30, 2019 to November 4, 2019! We are featuring Honoured Member Dianne Finstad and her journalistic work covering events including the CFR. Did you know that 14 of Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum’s honoured Members have been named CFR Champions?
The Games We Play
The games we grow up playing with our families are often our first glimpse into the types of activities we will come to love as teens and adults.
Through games, from board games to video games, fans have found a way to become more and more connected to the sports they love. As gaming systems evolved, such as the Wii and XBox Kinect, they have allowed fans to relate to sports on a new level. As technology continues to evolve and we enter into the world of virtual reality, video games are now providing the ultimate fan experience. Through virtual and augmented reality, the fan becomes a member of their favourite teams and can actively participate in their favourite games while in the comfort of their own home.
Join us as we remember the games and gaming systems which sparked our love of sports through The Games We Play exhibit. Thank you to the Games Music for their support in the creation of this exhibit.
The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's Art Gallery Installation is proud to feature 'Remembering the Legacy' - a series of prints and posters from the ASHFM Collection remembering the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
Hall of Fame Gallery
The Hall of Fame Gallery currently features some of our amazing teams. We are exceptionally proud of all of our teams and the success they have achieved in their sports. On display currently:
Wayne Bowes & Bob Daku – Racquetball Team – Inducted 1993
Pat Ryan Rink- Curling Team- Inducted 1999
Raymond Union Jacks - Basketball Team- Inducted 1976
Jamie Sale & David Pelletier - Figure Skating Team- Inducted 2004
University of Alberta Pandas - 1994-2000 Volleyball Team- Inducted 2002
University of Lethbridge Pronghorns – 2007-2009 Ruby Team- Inducted 2015
Edmonton Eskimos Majorettes - Learn more about the Edmonton Eskimos Majorettes! These women were the precursors to the Edmonton Eskimos Cheerleaders. They were only around for a few years but experienced many amazing things.
2019 Canada Winter Games - Red Deer is proud to host the 2019 Canada Winter Games from February 15 - March 3, 2019. In the months leading up to the CWG, we will be rotating through exhibits for all 19 official sports. Come join the excitement as we prepare to welcome the 2019 Canada Winter Games to Red Deer.
Current sports featured in the 2019 Canada Winter Games exhibit: Judo, Table Tennis, Boxing, Snowboarding, and Hockey
The previously featured sports: Artistic Gymnastics, Figure Skating, Ringette, Synchronized Swimming, Alpine/Para-Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing, Squash, and Long Track Speed Skating
There are more sports to come so be sure to come back at the beginning of February.
Swimming - What is the IM? Do you know all the strokes needed to win an Olympic Medal in the Medley Relay like Honoured Member Barb Clark Parolin? This exhibit will break it down for you step by step.
Edmonton Grads - Come view relics from the legendary women's basketball team dating back from 1915 to 1940.
Golf Did you know that the ASHFM has held an annual Golf Tournament for over 25 years? Check out our amazing history and the shiny trophy on display now!
"Endless Possibilities" Adaptive Sports Gallery
Celebrating 50 Years of Wheelchair Sports- Wheelchair Sports Canada is celebrating 50 years of empowering disabled athletes to succeed. This case showcases 3 different wheelchairs including two of Honoured Member Robert Easton's Racing Wheelchairs. It is full of information of many of the different sports that have been developed by WSC.
Sport Organization Showcase
Alberta Special Olympics 50th Anniversary
Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement using sport, health, education and leadership programs every day around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities.
Founded in 1968, Special Olympics celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year by honouring the values of the movement that gave sport opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities and the future goals of full inclusion in the generation to come, challenging society to #ChooseToInclude.
The display showcases the start of the movement in the United States and Canada, the strong history of Special Olympics in Alberta, and how the vision of full inclusion and athlete leadership is starting to grow in the province.
There are over 3,300 Special Olympics athletes in Alberta who range from two to 60 years old, representing more than 140 communities. Through Special Olympics Unified Sports, over 300 students, with and without intellectual disabilities, from 27 high schools take part in basketball, bean bag toss, bocce and track and field. With the support of more than 1,000 coaches and volunteers, Special Olympics Alberta delivers 21 daily sport and health programs. Find more information on Special Olympics Alberta at www.specialolympics.ca/alberta and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Flickr. #SpecialOlympics50 #ChooseToInclude
Coming Soon: Alberta Synchronized Swimming
Albert Synchronized Swimming will be joining us to showcase the history of their sport and highlighting some of the incredible athletes who compete for them.
Would you like to be our next Sport Organization featured in our Sport Organization Showcase? Contact Breanna at 403-341-8614. We are booking for the year 2019!
Celebrating 100 Years of NHL - Did you know that Honoured Member Red Dutton was once the president of the NHL? This exhibit highlights the major moments in the development of the NHL as well as showcases some iconic Battle of Alberta moments.
Canoe Polo - Ever wonder why a sport played in kayaks is called Canoe Polo? Come find the answer and how your can participate in this new exhibit about Canoe Polo in Alberta.
Roller Derby - Ever wondered what all the hype was about with Roller Derby? This exhibit gives you a breakdown of the game and all the information needed for you to try the sport for yourself. Big thanks to Jam Slamwitch and the ladies with CARDA for helping us put this together.
Boxing- Honoured Member Kai Yip is on display for his impressive boxing career in this new exhibit.
Curling Tams - Ever wonder where the iconic curling tam came from? Come and find the answer for yourself.
Rhythmic Gymnastics - Get up close and personal with some of the equipment used by our Rhythmic Gymnasts when they create art with their bodies on the floor.
Field Hockey - Learn about women's Field Hockey with an emphasis on 2013 Inductee Dru Marshall.
Judo - Check out the exhibit on the history of Judo in Alberta highlighting the careers of Honoured Members Keith Morgan, Joe Meli, Yoshio Senda, and Yoshio Katsuta.
Trap Shooting - Learn more about one of the three major disciplines of competitive clay pigeon shooting and some of the amazing Albertans who have excelled in the sport.
Alberta Deaf Sports Association - The ASHFM will be partnering with the Alberta Deaf Sports Association to build an exhibit utilizing our Adaptive Sports Gallery to bring awareness to a few of the amazing sports and athletes of the deaf sports community. Be sure to stop by to learn more about this amazing association and the athletes they work with.