Nov 13


Inspired by the memory of two-time Stanley Cup winner and Edmonton Oiler Great, #27 Dave Semenko, Dave’s Drive invites sports fans to give their gently-used sports equipment and/or funds so children who want to play, but can’t afford the equipment, are given the gear to participate.

Jul 08

Charity that restores bikes for kids sees donations continue despite pandemic

Feb 18

Dave Semenko’s legacy to support next generation of players

Dave Semenko’s legacy to support next generation of players: 10-year commitment will help ensure children in Northern Alberta can participate in sports.

Feb 18

Semenko Legacy Project Press Release

Oilers Foundation Donates $325,000 in Support of Semenko Legacy Project

February 18 2018

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation launches Dave Semenko Legacy Project – Global

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) has unveiled a Dave Semenko Legacy Project in honour of the former Oilers forward who passed away last year after losing his battle with cancer.

February 18 2018

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation honours Dave Semenko

Oilers legend’s legacy immortalized on and off the ice with EOCF and Sport Central initiatives ‘Dave’s Drive’ and ‘Put a Lid on a Kid’

January 22 2018

Parayko donates hockey equipment to kid in Edmonton

ST. LOUIS – Thanks to Colton Parayko, there’s a little girl in Edmonton who is getting to try hockey for the first time.

January 16 2018

Sports Central featured in Business in Edmonton

February 22 2017

He Shoots, He Saves!

The boost to find the right place and path in life can come in the most unexpected ways. For family doctor Chris Le, it came years ago in the shape of a hockey puck.

June 23 2016

CCM Hockey Donates Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Equipment to Aid Fort McMurray Residents

After fire ravaged parts of Fort McMurray in northeast Alberta, independent sporting goods store United Cycle and their partner, registered charity, Sport Central, joined together in an effort to collect and distribute sports equipment to those in need. In response to the initiative to help Fort McMurray and area residents, CCM has pledged to provide over $200,000 dollars’ worth of hockey equipment to ensure that those affected by the fires can continue to play the sport they love. This donation includes a variety of items including skates, helmets and protective equipment. Additionally, CCM and its independent retail partners will work..Read More

June 23 2016

Sports charity scores huge donation for Fort McMurray thanks to iconic hockey equipment brand

A major donation announcement in Edmonton Friday signalled great news for kids in the Fort McMurray area who are eager to take part in sports but don’t have the resources to do so in the wake of last month’s massive wildfire.

March 16 2016

Dan Barnes: Oilers head coach Todd McLellan steps up for Sport Central kids’ equipment charity

Before taking the Sport Central handoff from friend and rival Ken Hitchcock, Oilers head coach Todd McLellan wanted to know what made the uniquely Edmonton place tick.

March 13 2016

Edmonton Oilers head coach takes the baton from Blues’ Ken Hitchcock, takes over as Sports Central ambassador

It started, of course, with Tiger Goldstick, Edmonton’s legendary man about sports.

September 14 2015

Golfing for gold: building confidence and community among Aboriginal youth

When we think about golf, we often think of the mechanics: the fitted clubs, the perfect swing, the better score. Golf, however, is far more than mechanics. It is also a good teacher of discipline, sportsmanship, etiquette, and inner confidence. Several Aboriginal communities across Alberta have partnered with Alberta’s Promise partner Sport Central to create opportunities for local youth to build their skills and their self-esteem on the green.

August 21 2015

Diane Brickner Invitational Raises Over $17,000.00 For Charity

Over 120 golfers enjoyed a much warmer day for our second annual Diane Brickner Invitational this year. The tournament took place on June 15, 2015 at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Country Club.

August 17 2015

RCMP and Sport Central help kids through sport

Summer got a little bit brighter for the kids in Little Red River Cree Nation. Thanks to an ongoing community partnership with the RCMP and Sport Central, the remote community of Fox Lake recently welcomed over $10,000 in new and refurbished sports equipment for local children and youth — with everything from balls and nets, to bicycles and ball hockey equipment, and all the protective gear to keep kids safe.