IN BELLEVILLE, OUR HISTORY IS HOCKEY
For more than a century, Belleville’s best times have been at the rink. From the Arnott Rink on Turnbull Street to the Memorial in Market Square and the Yardmen on Cannifton, we have cheered our local hockey heroes…together.
Friday nights at the Memorial. Saturday nights at the Yardmen. The personality of our community has been shaped by our success on the ice.
“The Golden Jet” Bobby Hull, “Toots” Holway, Sandy Burrows, Moe Benoit, Gordie Bell, Rick Meagher, Bob Crawford, Jonathan Cheechoo and P.K. Subban brought the fans to the rinks…and out of their seats.
When the McFarlands, Bobcats and Bulls won championships for Belleville, the entire community shared in the pride of those victories. We walked a little taller because of their success on the ice.
Heritage on Ice: Celebrating Belleville’s Hockey History is the story of the community of Belleville and how its identity has been shaped over the past 130 years by the game of hockey.
The story is told from the unique perspective of the men and women that played and coached the game, the local media that covered the games and the fans that cheered Belleville’s hockey stars.
Using archival footage and photographs along with interviews with past players, coaches and hockey historians, the Heritage on Ice series will bring the story of Belleville’s hockey heritage together like never before.
Relive the stories of the games, players and teams that have given the community of Belleville so much to cheer for.
Learn More About this project – https://hockeyheritage.ca/
Project Sponsorship Opportunities – https://hockeyheritage.ca/support/
Coming in 2023
Documentary Films in Development
We have several community-based documentary films in development for 2023 and beyond. Find out how you can be part of these exciting stories…