The Fort St. John North Peace Museum has put together a special exhibit in the spirit of the 2020 B.C. Winter Games looking at the history of winter sports in the North Peace Region.
Museum Curator, Heather Sjoblom explains that this exhibit will feature a collection of photos, artifacts, and stories of sports including: speed skating, dogsled racing, curling, and more.
Be sure to see the antique cross-country skis, 1930s hockey uniform, cool snow-golf photos, a Canadian Centennial figure skating programs, and more.
Skates, Skis & Skips: Winter Sports in the North Peace
In the spirit of the BC Winter Games, this special exhibit celebrates the history of winter sports in the North Peace. From curling to speed skating with unique sports like snow golf and dog sled racing thrown in, this exhibit looks at our rich sporting history through photographs, stories, and artefacts. Did you know that Fort St. John’s outdoor speed skating oval was once lit with the light of parked cars so a competition could finish in the dark? Come seer antique cross-country skis, a 1930s hockey uniform, crazy snow golf photographs, and a figure skating programs from Canada’s Centennial.
Regular admission to the view the exhibit applies, with 50% off admission from February 18 to the 22, 2020. The History of Winter Sports in the North Peace exhibit will be on display now until March 31, 2020 at the North Peace Museum.