BC Games

The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.

Sports announced for Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games

Games run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023 in locations in and around Abbotsford

 

The torch-lighting ceremony at the 55-Plus B.C. Games in Victoria earlier this year. (B.C. Games photo)

Nanaimo to host 55-Plus B.C. Games in 2025

City of Nanaimo and Tourism Nanaimo partner on successful bid

 

Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)

55+ BC Games playing out in Greater Victoria for the first time

Free games will run across the Capital Region from Sept. 13-17

  • Sep 12, 2022

 

BC Summer Games gold medallist Loryn Roberts. (Submitted by Nick Zuback)

Cowichan wrestlers battle to team gold at Summer Games

4 individual medals added to dual meet title

BC Summer Games gold medallist Loryn Roberts. (Submitted by Nick Zuback)
BC Summer Games silver medallists Ella Hudon, Sofia Atkins and Ava Ference. (Submitted by Shannon Atkins)

Shawnigan players and coaches help Zone 6 to rugby silver

Final was a ‘feat of physicality and passion’

BC Summer Games silver medallists Ella Hudon, Sofia Atkins and Ava Ference. (Submitted by Shannon Atkins)
Addison Urqhuart and Nate Akhurst display the gold medals they won with the Vancouver Island-Central Coast team at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan lacrosse players win Summer Games gold

Youngest players on Island team pulled their weight as team went undefeated

Addison Urqhuart and Nate Akhurst display the gold medals they won with the Vancouver Island-Central Coast team at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who competed at the 2022 BC Summer Games. Back row: Makenna Forcier, Annette Blumel and Danika Lazenby. Front row: Tori Johnston, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Alexa Dow. 
Missing: Ethan Chen. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

New friends and medal haul highlight BC Summer Games for Cowichan athletes

Track and field athletes bring home seven medals from Prince George

Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who competed at the 2022 BC Summer Games. Back row: Makenna Forcier, Annette Blumel and Danika Lazenby. Front row: Tori Johnston, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Alexa Dow. 
Missing: Ethan Chen. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Abby Huck (left) and Madison Savory (second from right) display their gold medals along with Zone 6 coach Nicola Horwood and teammate Brooke Mauke. (Submitted by Monni Savory)

Cowichan water-skiers splash to Summer Games gold

Madison Savory wins in trick, Abby Huck wins in jump

Abby Huck (left) and Madison Savory (second from right) display their gold medals along with Zone 6 coach Nicola Horwood and teammate Brooke Mauke. (Submitted by Monni Savory)
Agata Minka and Anya Prokopchuk won double gold medals at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George last month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Agata Minka and Anya Prokopchuk won double gold medals at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George last month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who are heading to the BC Summer Games this week. Back row from left: Makenna Forcier, Tori Johnston, Annette Blumel and Ethan Chen. Front row from left: Alexa Dow, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Danika Lazenby. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan track athletes aim for podium at BC Summer Games

7 track athletes will represent Vancouver Island in Prince George

Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who are heading to the BC Summer Games this week. Back row from left: Makenna Forcier, Tori Johnston, Annette Blumel and Ethan Chen. Front row from left: Alexa Dow, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Danika Lazenby. (Todd Blumel photo)
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marked 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)

1,500 volunteers needed for Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games this year

Saanich Commonwealth Place host kickoff to volunteer drive on April 30

The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)
Alpine skiing will be among the 17 sports taking place during the 2023 BC Winter Games, which have been awarded to Greater Vernon after the 2022 event was cancelled due to COVID and other reasons. (File photo)

Greater Vernon to host BC Winter Games in 2023

Event for Greater Vernon was to have been held in February 2022 but was postponed by pandemic and other factors

Alpine skiing will be among the 17 sports taking place during the 2023 BC Winter Games, which have been awarded to Greater Vernon after the 2022 event was cancelled due to COVID and other reasons. (File photo)
Trail and Rossland bid successful, will host the 2026 BC Winter Games.

Rossland-Trail to host 2026 B.C. Winter Games

Trail and Rossland will welcome over 2,000 athletes, officials and coaches to 2026 BC Winter Games

Trail and Rossland bid successful, will host the 2026 BC Winter Games.
BC Games logo. (File photo)

Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28 with local and provincial

BC Games logo. (File photo)
Pickleball action during the 2019 55+ B.C. Games in Kelowna. While the 2020 Games in Richmond were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Greater Victoria organizing committee has begun planning for hosting the 2021 competition next September. (Rosemary Kean/55+ BC Games Society)

Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition

Richmond cancelled 2020 Games due to COVID, but local organizers optimistic about next year

Pickleball action during the 2019 55+ B.C. Games in Kelowna. While the 2020 Games in Richmond were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Greater Victoria organizing committee has begun planning for hosting the 2021 competition next September. (Rosemary Kean/55+ BC Games Society)
Duncan archer Liam Whitworth displays his two medals from the 2020 BC Winter Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Archer takes on new challenges at BC Winter Games

That thrilling shoot-off resulted in one of Whitworth’s two medals

Duncan archer Liam Whitworth displays his two medals from the 2020 BC Winter Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
From left school board trustee Colette Trudeau, Maple Ridge Mission MLA Bob D’Eith, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games vice president Tom Bowen, president and CEO of the BC Summer Games Society Alison Noble, Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games president Mike Keenan and Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare with the BC Summer Games flag that will be hanging outside city hall for the games that begin July 23, 2020. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

2020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19

Maple Ridge to host 2024 games, instead

From left school board trustee Colette Trudeau, Maple Ridge Mission MLA Bob D’Eith, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games vice president Tom Bowen, president and CEO of the BC Summer Games Society Alison Noble, Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden, Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games president Mike Keenan and Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows MLA Lisa Beare with the BC Summer Games flag that will be hanging outside city hall for the games that begin July 23, 2020. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Liam Whitworth, from Duncan (second from right) won two medals in archery at the 2020 BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)

Cowichan athletes medal in archery, curling and judo at BC Winter Games

Duncan Archer Liam Whitworth brought home two medals from the 2020 BC…

Liam Whitworth, from Duncan (second from right) won two medals in archery at the 2020 BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)
Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)

VIDEO: 2020 BC Winter Games wrap up in Fort St. John as torch passes to Maple Ridge

More than 1,000 athletes competed in the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)