Historical information

At the beginning of the KHES, a team of facilitators from the YMCA under the supervision of a Mr A. Clarke, were co-opted to organize social and sporting activities for the thousands of workers relocated to the remote work site.


The Athletics Club was one of the first clubs to organise activities and Boxing and allied disciplines, weight-lifting, wrestling and gymnastics were very popular. Regular displays and fight contests were held in the Community Centre and before that the Recreation Centre.

Physical description

x 18 Black and white photos of various sizes. Men and boys boxing. One photo includes a group of boxers lined up. Their names are on the back.