Knibbs, Bert - 1989

Knibbs, Bert - 1989

Bert Knibbs

Multisport Builder, Bow Island

Inducted in 1989


Bert Knibbs is well-known in Southern Alberta for his contributions to the community of Bow Island and to amateur sport. He is described as a man who wears many hats through his association with hockey, baseball, slo-pitch ball, and numerous community projects. Bert Knibbs served as the Special Events Chairman for the 1987 Canadian Women's Slo-Pitch Championships and as a committee member for the 1986 and 1988 Western Canadian Slo-Pitch Championships. He has spearheaded projects such as the Four Diamond Ball Park, and upgrading of the ice arena. The Bow Island community officially recognized the efforts of Bert Knibbs when, in 1987, they named the ball park after him.