The First Ontario Centre for the Arts Milton was the venue for the Induction Ceremony for the Class of 2023 into the Milton Sports Hall of Fame.
Leigh Armstrong (Athlete) rose to international renown in curling playing around the world and winning many awards over her career. She also became Chair of The Dominion Curling Club Championships and grew the event into the largest participated curling event in the world.
Mildred (Millie) Evans (Athlete) born in Milton in 2024 served in WWII as a member of the Milton Canadian Auxiliary Territorial Service and in 1943 entered the Royal Canadian Air Force receiving the rank of Captain.
Through her early years she excelled in many sports but her true love came at the bowling alley. Over a three decade period Millie won many awards including 13 Master Tournament titles a record that still stands today. She was a titleholder of nine Ontario Bowling Championships between 1955-1972 David Anderson (Athlete) moved to Milton in 2000 and one of the deciding factors for his move was the Milton Lawn Bowling Club. David has been a lawn bowling superstar since winning his first provincial title at age 16 and has played at multiple Canadian National Championships. For the past decade David has played for the Canadian National Team playing with other players at the highest possible level. He continues to compete provincially and nationally.
Dan Loiselle (Builder) has been Canada’s premier announcer in Horse Racing for many years and has called a breath-taking 55,000 thoroughbred races in his career including 28 editions of the Queen’s Plate as well as the voice of record for the first Canadian million-dollar race in 1988. Dan recently retired from The Ontario Jockey Club and Woodbine Entertainment after an incredible 48 years in the industry. Milton Oldstars Hockey Club (Builder). For the past 43 years the “team from Milton” has been a mix of players of varying ability banded together in sports camaraderie with the desire to make a difference in the community. In addition to playing and representing Milton across Ontario the club has now exceeded making charitable donations of over $1 million dollars, in particular Milton District Hospital. To this day they remain dedicated to fundraising by their annual invitational charity hockey and golf tournaments.