Established in 2002, the primary purpose of the Leadville-Lake County Sports Hall of Fame (SHF) is to honor and recognize men and women who have been outstanding in athletics and those who have given meritorious service to the athletics of Leadville and/or Lake County. The SHF serves as the official Sports Hall of Fame for the City of Leadville, County of Lake, and the Senior High Schools of Climax, Leadville, and Lake County.

The secondary purpose of the SHF is to advocate, encourage, promote and support youth athletics and recreation in the Leadville and Lake County Community.

The tertiary purpose of the SHF is to advocate, encourage, promote, and support the improvement and advancement of Leadville and Lake County’s sports organizations and facilities.

Motto: Honoring the Past to Inspire the Future