OUR CLAIM TO FAME
The Old MoundA 116-foot elevation, one mile from the town of Pilot Mound, is one of the most important historical landmarks in the province. Learn more...
Pilot Mound is known as Hockey Town in ManitobaEvery year boys and girls of all ages have the opportunity to play on teams at different age levels. Novice, Atoms, Peewees, Bantams, And Midgets.
In recent years several local players have gone on to play and coach with provincial and North American teams:
"Black Jack" Johnny Stewart - inducted into the National Hockey Hall of Fame, began his NHL career in 1938, playing until 1951 with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Black Hawks.
Delaney Collins - University of Concordia and University of Alberta women’s teams and Canada Women’s National Team.
Lyle Phair - NHL Los Angeles
Bob Leslie - Professional hockey coach in Europe: 9 Team Canada Postings: Spengler Cup and Deutschland Cup Champions; German Elite League (DEL): Hamburg Freezers, Cologne Sharks, Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg, Krefeld Penguins, DEG Dusseldorf; Spengler Cup Champion with Cologne Sharks, 2000; Swiss National A League: Zug (Swiss League Champions 1998), Basel, Langnau, Zurich Lions; British Super League: London Knights; Austrian Elite League: EHC Feldkirch
Rod Collins - International League
Rick McConnell - Pembina Valley Hawks coach
Jim Moore - American Hockey League
Riley Weselowski- Rapid City Rush, American Central Hockey League
Rock Lake United Church CampFor nearly a century this beautiful camp on the north shore of Rock Lake has provided excellent camping experiences for hundreds of youth across the southern part of the province. Please visit its website: www.rocklake.com for more information
MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENTDuncan Campbell Stewart, (1858-1936) prominent pioneer educator and Parliamentarian, served as a Liberal MP from 1902 -1904
John L. Brown, (1867-1958) Clergyman and Parliamentarian served as a Liberal-Progressive member of Parliament from 1921-1935.
OTHERS WHO HAVE MADE US PROUD!Brett Sheffield While attending the University of Manitoba, Brett Sheffield was named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship's 2012 Student Regional and National Champion, winning $10,000 and a spot in the global competition in New York, where he finished in third place.
Eileen Collins is appointed to the Order of Manitoba - 2006 - for her many years of volunteering in the community of Pilot Mound.
A. Gordon Craig - founder of the Sports Network TSN, spent his early years in Pilot Mound where his father, Alexander Craig served as the Agricultural Representative.
Clare and Dorothy Geddes - 2002 inductees into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. Prominent Canadian Charolais Cattle producers who introduced the first Charolais breeding herd to Manitoba in 1964. Since that date they have done much to promote this breed of cattle across Canada.
Dr. Paul Hiebert (1892-1987) noted scientist and author, who received the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour for his novel "Sarah Binks" was born in Pilot Mound where his father operated a general store.
Mary Speechly - 1873-1968 "Renaissance Woman" after whom Mary Speechly Hall at the University of Winnipeg is named. During 14 years spent living in Pilot Mound (1902-16) as the wife of the local doctor, this early feminist, through involvement with the local Agricultural Society strove to provide better education, health care, and to promote women's suffrage and other women's issues. She later founded the Pilot Mound Home Economics society in 1912.