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Hamilton is a big sports city and its residents are famous for their love of just about every professional and amateur sport going.

The big number of hockey arenas, pools, soccer fields, baseball diamonds and even cricket pitches throughout the city are a proof that the city’s committed to promoting sport.

Hamilton offers many other pastimes as well, including golfing, fencing, mountain biking, swimming, mountaineering, curling and martial arts. The city is also home to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

Browse the city’s recreation programs and centres here.