On the heels of the 2014 Winter Olympics, in which several of our local athletes earned Olympic medals, the idea of creating a Champions Plaza was born. To honor and recognize these athletes, City Council approved the construction and design of a Champions Plaza.
Located just across from Lakeview Commons, the 11’ bronze '"Spirit of Competition" sculpture represents male and female athletes reaching for a ring. The sculpture was created by artist Gareth Curtiss. On June 15, 2018 the sculpture was unveiled and the initial honorees were inducted in a community celebration. The first round of athletes recognized through installation of a personalized brick on the plaza floor include:
The City Parks and Recreation Commission seeks additional nominations to consider for the plaza. The process for submitting an application is outlined in "How To Apply"