Swimming

Wendy (Lamers) Fitzpatrick

Wendy was a natural swimmer early on, being taught by her parents, and the Juniper Island swim program on Stony Lake. At the age of 10 she joined the Peterborough…

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Maggie (Deas/Mamuza) Roys

Growing up in Hamilton, Maggie was a champion in many sports – volleyball, bowling, tennis, softball, diving and swimming. She competed at the 1956 Olympic swimming trials, losing out to…

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Clinton (Jan) Magee

Clinton (Jan) Magee

As a youth Jan Magee was an all-round good athlete. He played Church League Hockey pee-wee to midget; Peterborough Minor Baseball winning the 1965 Ontario Pee-Wee Baseball Championship; was on…

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Elaine Hewitt

Elaine Hewitt

Elaine Hewitt carved out an incredible athletic career in swimming and track at the local, provincial, national and international levels. Her career is studded with gold medal performances including a…

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Edmund (Ted) Higgins

Ted Higgins

Ted Higgins made a contribution to sport in Peterborough as an athlete, coach and owner. Ted started swimming at age 7 under the guidance of Gord Minty. During his teen…

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Gordon C. (Gord) Minty

Gord Minty was a popular man who practiced what he preached. He often told young swimmers that the most important thing that they could do was pass on their knowledge…

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Allan Marshall

Although Allan Marshall was born in Yorkton, SK, Peterborough was his home during two decades of his athletic prominence. He moved here with his family, at age 10, in 1931.…

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S. A. (Stan) McBride, Sr.

Stan McBride, Sr.

Stan McBride, Sr. has made countless contributions to the City of Peterborough, not the least of which was serving as both Mayor and Sheriff. He utilized his immense wit and…

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I. C. (Mick) Magee

Nick Magee

Mick Magee is a sporting institution in Peterborough, yet virtually no one, including his many teammates, know him by his proper moniker:  Isaiah Clinton Magee. Born in Omemee in 1910,…

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Joan (Dunk) Smith

Joan Smith

Pick a sport, any sport, and Joan (Dunk) Smith has either played it or knows something about it. She is the prototype all-round athlete. Joan has played (and well) basketball,…

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Len Minty

Minty

Leonard Gordon Minty was born in Peterborough and grew up at the YMCA. In 1964 representing PCVS, he won two gold and a silver at the Eastern Canadian High School…

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G. Roy (Army) Armstrong

Roy Armstrong

Born in Peterborough, Roy Armstrong was a talented athlete who had success in many sports – football, hockey, swimming, basketball, softball, skiing and running. Roy was a champion swimmer; he…

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Carol (Ferguson) Gibson

Carol Gibson

Born in Peterborough in 1935, Carol was a good all-round athlete competing in softball, baseball, track and field, figure skating, swimming and diving. At age 11, she played on the…

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