Waskesiu Foundation - Enhancing the Waskesiu Experience

A charitable organization supporting recreational, social, cultural and environmental activities that enhance the Waskesiu experience

Gordie Howe Day - Dedication of Gordie Howe Memorial Fitness Park, August 5, 2018


Bilingual signage was unveiled to officially commemorate the fitness park in honour of Gordie Howe. MoveStrong, the equipment manufacturer, was the lead sponsor. A group of volunteers in MoveStrong T-shirts lead by Angie Carriere had fun demonstrating the fitness park for those watching.

Media Coverage of Gordie Howe Day


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CBC

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Sask Now

Radio Canada (en français)

Gordie Howe Day - Dedication of Gordie Howe Tribute Sign at Waskesiu Golf Course, August 5, 2018


Not only did Gordie Howe work and play at the Waskesiu Golf Course, he won the Lobstick trophy in 1954 and he has his name on six trophies and plaques in the clubhouse. On two other occasions, he drove the green on the par 4  first hole.

Gordie Howe Day - Book Signing at Waskesiu Heritage Museum, August 5, 2018


Nearly 200 personally autographed copies of Nine Lessons I Learned  from my Father were purchased by the conclusion of the day.


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Howe Fortunate, August 4, 2018


Over 100 people came to hear best-selling author Murray Howe discussing life lessons learned from his legendary father Gordie Howe - "Mr. Hockey" - and Gordie's passion for Waskesiu. Gordie Howe lived, worked, golfed and fished at Waskesiu during his hockey career and said Waskesiu was his favourite place on earth.