The City of London is a vibrant community with a strong history of hosting Provincial, National & International events. The city attracts world-class tourism & sporting events due, in large part, to the many investments made in the downtown area that can accommodate large crowds for sport and culture. For information on events and food locations please visit Tourism London or Sport Tourism
London’s 18u National main venue is Labatt Memorial Park. With a history dating back to 1877, Labatt Park has the distinct honour of being the World's Oldest Baseball Diamond as per Guinness World Records. Nestled in the heart of downtown London with views of the city skyline, this 5200 capacity stadium has also been named "Canada's Favourite Ballpark" by Baseball Canada.
Over the years, the park has been used for motion pictures, political rallies, civic receptions, public skating, soccer, baseball, boxing, football, horse-jumping, and even a 21-Gun Salute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during to her visit to Victoria Park in 1997. Today, this City owned and operated facility is home to the London Majors of the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL).
The London Badgers Baseball Organization has committed to providing full volunteer support from start to finish through its 150+ players and their parents to provide a positive experience for all participants.
In the past, the City of London has successfully played host to several high-profile sporting events:
- 2018 Ontario Summer Games
- 2017 18u National Championships
- 2016 13u National Championships
- 2014 Baseball Canada Peewee National Championships
- 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
- 2013 Baseball Ontario Senior Elimination Tournament
- 2012 Baseball Canada Cup
- 2011 Tim Hortons Brier National Curling Championship
- 2011 Baseball Ontario Junior Elimination Tournament
- 2010 Baseball Canada Midget Championship
- 2010 & 2009 Baseball Ontario Senior Elimination Tournament
- 2008 World 17U Hockey Challenge
- 2006 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
- 2005 Memorial Cup
- 2004 Ontario Summer Games
- 2001 Canada Summer Games
GETTING AROUND LONDON
Bike and Walking Paths
Dan Pulham Field