Calgary Booster Club

Jimmy Condon

Biography


- A noted philanthropist who was a long time promoter of amateur sports in Calgary.

- Sponsored many youth teams in hockey, baseball, basketball, lacrosse and bowling.

- The Jimmie Condon Scholarship, established by the Province of Alberta, named in his honour, annually supports full time student athletes at Alberta Universities, Colleges and Technical Institutions.

- Jimmy Condon Arena, in Kingsland, so named in recognition of his great contributions to amateur sport in the City of Calgary.

- Inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.

"The more you hesitate in a game, the more your chance of getting hit. Your focus isn't there. When you hesitate, usually you're in trouble."

Sidney Crosby