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These stories related to the world of local sports and the people involved in them are made possible through the continued support of NewRoads Automotive Group as part of our Community Leaders Program.

PURSUIT: Newmarket Lawn Bowling Club has long, proud history

PURSUIT: Newmarket Lawn Bowling Club has long, proud history

Newmarket Lawn Bowling Club, established in 1907 and once winner of the Canadian championships, offers fun, exercise and camaraderie
PURSUIT: Newmarket Seniors' Meeting Place a hub of activity

PURSUIT: Newmarket Seniors' Meeting Place a hub of activity

From drop-in programs to live music nights, 'there's something here that somebody will enjoy,' says recreation programmer
PURSUIT: Curling fever sweeps over Newmarket at York club

PURSUIT: Curling fever sweeps over Newmarket at York club

Curling facility, which opened in 1956, now has more than 600 members and has expanded its offerings like popular pickleball
Newmarket-area curler makes it to mixed-double provincial final

Newmarket-area curler makes it to mixed-double provincial final

Duo representing Newmarket-based York Curling Club one win short of nationals
PURSUIT: Newmarket club wants you to take a stab at fencing

PURSUIT: Newmarket club wants you to take a stab at fencing

'We call it physical chess because your mind is as active as your body is,' says the club coach of the affordable sport offered at the Magna Centre
PURSUIT: Newmarket Redbirds play sport with roots back to 1888

PURSUIT: Newmarket Redbirds play sport with roots back to 1888

The Redbirds Lacrosse Club has deep roots in Newmarket, but is focused on the future with lacrosse sixes debuting at the Olympics in 2028
PURSUIT: Things are buzzing with Newmarket Stingers after 50 years

PURSUIT: Things are buzzing with Newmarket Stingers after 50 years

The girls minor softball organization will step up to the plate for its 50th season in 2024, amid one of the largest popularity booms the sport has ever witnessed in the town
PURSUIT: 'Average Joes,' former NHLers take to ice for Hockey Helps the Homeless

PURSUIT: 'Average Joes,' former NHLers take to ice for Hockey Helps the Homeless

This year, a record 18 teams will participate in the Dec. 15 York Region tournament at the Magna Centre in Newmarket, with the hope of exceeding the $200,000 raised at last year’s event for 360kids and Blue Door
PURSUIT: Newmarket dancer competing on global stage

PURSUIT: Newmarket dancer competing on global stage

12-year-old Ashline Copeland beat out more than 200 hundred competitors in Ontario alone to be selected to compete for Canada at the Dance World Cup in Prague next year
PURSUIT: For Newmarket Nighthawks, hockey is about having fun

PURSUIT: For Newmarket Nighthawks, hockey is about having fun

Special Hockey International (SHI) league provides developmentally challenged players the opportunity to play hockey in an environment that prioritizes having fun over winning games