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Host cities announced for 2020, 2021, 2022 55+ BC Games

Victoria – The BC Seniors Games Society is pleased to announce the successful host cities for the 2020, 2021 and 2022 55 + BC Games are Richmond, Greater Victoria and Abbotsford. The BC Senior Games Society, which oversees the 55+ BC Games, anticipates each of these communities will benefit from increased tourism and economic development as well as important legacies [...]

Kimberley/Cranbrook Games Transportation Update

The following bulletin contains important information regarding transportation services at the Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 55+ BC Games.   To print a copy of this information click here. 2018 Kimberley/Cranbrook BC 55+ Games Transportation Services Although most Games participants choose to provide their own transportation needs in order to have more control over their Games experience, Transportation Services will be provided to most […]

Evacuation Alert for Kimberley

How Does the Evacuation Alert for Kimberley Affect the 55+ BC Games? August 17, 2018 As you may have heard, last night the Kimberley, one of our 2018 Host Cities, has been placed on Evacuation Alert due to a fire near the city. Many of you across the province are also facing similar news. In light of the fact that the […]

Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Members

Join us for the BC Seniors Games Society’s Annual General Meeting of the Members at the St. Eugene Hotel & Conference Centre on September 13,  2018, starting at 7:00 pm.

2018 Games at a Glance

The Torch has been Lit!

The Torch has been Lit! Here we come Kimberley/Cranbrook.

Kelowna 2019 55+ BC Games Board of Directors Announced

Please click here to read our official media release.

Pacific Coastal Airlines Partnership

Planning to fly to the Games? We are pleased to announce Pacific Coastal Airlines is a Proud Partner to the BC 55+Games and has offered a 15% discount for all travel to/from Cranbrook for athletes, coaches, volunteers and family. Book today using promocode BCGames18 through pacificcoastal.com or by calling our call centre at 1-800.663.2872 or 250-807-4930 Promocode: BCGames18 15% discount on […]

Vernon & Area 2017 55+ BC Games Have $3.3M Economic Impact

The 2017 55+ BC Games generated an estimated $3.3 million economic impact for the host communities, according to an economic impact study released on March 26, 2018.

Hosting the Games – Bid Documents

The Bid Documents for 2020 thru 2022 have been sent out to all Cities and larger Municipalities in British Columbia. The Bid Committee requests that all directors, Zone Executive and 55+ BC Games participants contact their respective City and Municipal officials, encouraging them to submit bids for hosting the 55+ BC Games during one or all of the above years. The [...]

Join our Team!

BC Seniors Games Society the organizer of the annual 55+ BC Games is looking for you to join our team if you: • Love sport and the community it builds • Are enthusiastic with a can-do attitude • Have a passion for organizing and ensuring all the details have been attended to The BC Seniors Games Society has been celebrating […]

Air Canada Supports the 55+ BC Games

BC Seniors Games Society is pleased to announce that we have successfully negotiated a discount for flights into and out of Cranbrook for the Games through AirCanada. Travel period is from September 3rd through September 23, 2018. The Booking promotional code is X3JG4GE1. Thank you Air Canada for your support of the Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 55+ BC Games.

Women’s Soccer Makes Debut in Vernon

-by Paul Kingan There’s an old expression in football (Soccer as it’s called in North America) that says “he shoots, he scores”, well guess what, there’s another expression that was heard loud and clear at the Vernon & Area 2017 55+ BC Games, “she shoots, she scores”!!! For the first time, Women’s Soccer was introduced at the 2017 Games. As […]

Notice of Meeting of the Members of BC Seniors Games Society

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Join us for the meeting of the Members at the Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre on September 14th 2017, starting at 7:00pm. Click here to view the Notice of Meeting.  

Introducing Maureen

The BC Seniors Games Society, organizer of the annual 55+ BC Games, is pleased to announce the hiring of Maureen Barranoik as an Event Manager. Maureen, from Penticton, is no stranger to multisport Games as she worked as the Operations Manager for the very successful 2016 BC Winter Games.  In her new role she will draw upon her experience working with […]

2017 Vernon & Area Torch Lighting Ceremony

The torch lighting ceremony marks 100 days until the start of the 2017 55+ BC Games. This event will take place June 17 at 3 pm on 30th Avenue in Downtown Vernon.

2017 Participant Accreditation

Participants’ Accreditation will take place at the Vernon Recreation Centre located at 3310 – 37 Avenue, Vernon.  All participants for the Vernon & Area 2017 55+ BC Games must attend to Accreditation at one of the following times: Tuesday, September 12 from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday, September 13 from 10 am to 5 pm.

Welcome Regency Retirement Resorts as a new Sponsor

The 55+ BC Games is pleased to announce that Regency Retirement Resorts, located in the Kelowna area, have agreed to sponsor the 55+ BC Games to be held in Vernon & Area in 2017, Kimberley/Cranbrook in 2018 and Kelowna in 2019.  The 55+ BC Games looks forward to developing a long-term mutually satisfactory relationship with Regency Retirement Resorts. Visit them […]

Rio Tinto to Sponsor the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Games

The 55+ BC Games is pleased to announce that Rio Tinto has agreed to sponsor the medals for the 55+ BC Games to be held in Vernon & Area in 2017, Kimberley/Cranbrook in 2018 and Kelowna in 2019. We are very excited to be working with Rio Tinto and look forward to a long term relationship with them.  Rio Tinto […]

2018 Canada 55+ Games in Saint John, New Brunswick

BC Seniors Games Society (Operating as 55+ BC Games) is pleased to announce the 2018 Canada 55+ Games will be held in Saint John from August 21 to 24, 2018. The qualifying for the 2018 Canada 55+ Games to be held in beautiful Saint John, New Brunswick will be the Vernon & Area 2017 55+ BC Games.   Preference will be given […]

Hiring Announcement

Valerie Linton Wayne Naka, President of the BC Seniors Games Society (dba 55+ BC Games) is pleased to announce the hiring of Valerie Linton as the Executive Director for the Society. Valerie’s duties will include participating in the Transfer of Knowledge process  to assist our Society with the takeover of Event Management duties from the BC Games following the Vernon […]

Team BC Heading to Canada 55+ Games in Brampton

BC Seniors Games Society (Operating as 55+ BC Games is please to announce Team BC which will be competing at the Canada 55+ Games in Brampton, Ontario from August 16 to 19, 2016. The BC participants are drawn from 25 communities across BC and will be competing in 11 sports. Click here on Brampton Team List to obtain a complete […]

Future BC Games Location Announcement

The BC Seniors Games Society in conjunction with the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development announces that the upcoming Games will be held in:

Miracle Ear To Sponsor 2016 Coquitlam Games

Miracle Ear has become a new sponsor for 2016 Visit them at the 2016 Coquitlam Games Village or on their website at www.miracle-ear.ca.

55+ BC Games Launches new website for 2016

Welcome to the new home of the 55+ BC Games! We’ve taken the time to listen to your feedback and design a new interface to our website that would speak to our brand, while creating ease-in-use for our end users, you! Enjoy, feedback is always welcome! — BCSGS

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