Zone 5: Okanagan – Similkameen

Armstrong, Cawston, Coldstream, Enderby, Kelowna, Keremeos, Lake Country, Lavington, Lumby, Midway, Oliver, Osoyoos, Peachland, Penticton, Princeton, Rock Creek. Spallumcheen, Summerland, Vernon, and Westbank/West Kelowna.

Welcome to the Okanagan-Similkameen

Lower down on this page you’ll find contact information for our executive and sport coordinators. If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the 55+ BC Games please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Upcoming Events:


  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    10:00am - 12:00pmCommunity Centre | Penticton Seniors Centre |Kaleden, Pioneer Park

    Give-it-a-Try Come out and "Give it a Try!"  Penticton Recreation will be set up with the opportunity to try Pickleball, Bridge & Cribbage, Floor Curling and a Dragon boat demonstration which are all part of the 55+ BC Games and give you the opportunity to learn more about the Games.  Tell a friend or bring a friend

    There is no cost, but registration required.  For all the details visit the website http://www.penticton.ca/EN/main/community/parks-trails-beaches/community-centre/give-it-a-try.html

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  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    TBATBA

    Please register by May 31. The need for a playdown will be determined by the registration numbers.
    Please contact Linda Brussee (250-494-5220 lbrussee@shaw.ca) for more information and to register.

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  • Sun
    03
    Jun
    2018
    10:30 amElks Penticton

    Registration 10:30 |Toe Line 11:00

    For more information and to register contact Sandra Hawthorne (250-497-7178<br>shawthorne125@gmail.com)

    Elks Penticton - 343 Ellis St, Penticton

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  • Sun
    17
    Jun
    2018
  • Tue
    11
    Sep
    2018
    Sat
    15
    Sep
    2018
  • Sat
    20
    Oct
    2018
    3:00 pmSummerland Legion, 14205 Rosedale Avenue

    Your Zone AGM is taking place on Saturday, October 20th at 3 pm at the Summerland Legion, 14205 Rosedale Avenue. See you there.

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  • Wed
    20
    Feb
    2019
    Thu
    21
    Feb
    2019
    Register by February 13, 2019

    If playoffs are required, they will be held in Kelowna
    Wednesday, February 20th and Thursday, February 21st

    Contact Bev Skinner, Zone 5 Ice Curling Rep, for further
    information, registration forms and rules.
    PHONE: 250 494-1537 EMAIL: skinners@shaw.ca

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  • Sun
    07
    Apr
    2019
    Apple Bowl Kelowna

    STep UP Your Game!
    Zone 5 in association with the Okanagan Athletics club is offering a special opportunity to receive specialized coaching to Step Up Your Game in preparation for the Kelowna 2019 55+ BC Games.

    For more information contact Marilyn Benz at m.benz@shaw.ca

    To register - www.trackiereg.com/55plusclinic

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  • Thu
    25
    Apr
    2019
    Capri Bowling Lanes in Kelowna

    For more information and to register, please contact:

    Lynn Schulberg 250-494-1786
    dlschulberg@gmail.com

    Capri Bowling Lanes
    Capri Mall Lower Level, 1835 Gordon Dr, Kelowna, BC V1Y 3H4 - map

     

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  • Sun
    05
    May
    2019
    9:30 amPenticton Elks - 343 Ellis St. Penticton

    For more information and to register, please contact the Zone 5 Darts Coordinator:

    Janice Perrier perrier123@hotmail.com

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  • Thu
    16
    May
    2019
    10:00 amKelowna Legion, Branch 26: 1380 Bertram
  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    Register by May 18 - Playdown if required.

    For more information and to register contact:

    Rick Redwood
    250-493-2807
    rredwood5411@gmail.com
     

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  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    Register by May 18 - Playdown if required.

    For more information and to register contact:

    Rick Redwood
    250-493-2807
    rredwood5411@gmail.com
     

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  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    Vernon District Riding Club

    A one Day Training Clinic for Dressage, Western Dressage, Ranch Riding Horse, and Mountain Trail Novice & Open Divisions will be offered.
    Clinicians:
    Ali Buchanan – Dressage: Training level – First level – Second level. 2019 Equestrian Canada Dressage Test 2 will be used
    Lillian Evaniew-Phelan – Western Dressage: Walk Jog – Training Level – First Level. HCBC WD Test 2 will be used
    Ranch Riding Horse: Pattern # 4 will be used
    Dawn Ferster – Mountain Trail – In Hand & Under Saddle Divisions. Novice & Open

    Open to Riders 55+ HCBC Membership is required for Riders. Cost $ 50.00 per ½ hr session. The number of rider sessions are limited.
    Mountain Trail sessions will be scheduled as Novice and Open groups. Stabling is available for additional cost at check in.
    Riders and Coaches must register via HCBC Online Event registration portal at link: https://hcbc.online/EventReg

    Coaches, and auditors are welcome to participate as spectators at no cost. Professional development credits apply for certified coaches.
    For Arena Driving Trials training clinic on May 30 – June 2, in Pritchard BC contact Ellen Hockley at email theranchbc@gmail.com

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  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019
    Register by June 1 - Playdown if required.

    For more information and to register contact:

    Rick Redwood 250-493-2807 rredwood5411@gmail.com

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  • Fri
    07
    Jun
    2019
    Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    Register by June 1st 12:00pm noon

    Qualification Playdowns to represent Zone 5 at the Kelowna 55+ BC Games will take place at Parkinson Rec Centre on June 8th.

    REGISTER BY JUNE 1.

    To register contact Bruce Simpson at 250-309-3212 or pbrocks14@gmail.com

     

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  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    2:30 pmStuart Park - Kelowna

    Join us as we officially welcome the 2019 55+ BC Games to Kelowna!

    The Torchlighting Ceremony is a pre-Games event to light the symbolic Games torch, marking 80 days of the final stretch until the opening of this 4-day, multisport event! This year, the 55+ BC Games takes place in Kelowna, BC and will welcome 30+ events and more than 5,000 participants, making it the largest games in the event's history.

    The Torchlighting Ceremony will begin at 2:30 PM at Stuart Park in downtown Kelowna.

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  • Tue
    10
    Sep
    2019
    Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019
  • Sat
    05
    Oct
    2019
    3:00 pmSummerland Legion, 14205 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, BC
  • Wed
    26
    Feb
    2020
    Thu
    27
    Feb
    2020

    Registration deadline for Ice Curling is Feb 19, playdowns will take place Feb 26 & 27 if required.  Contact Zone 5 Ice Curling Sport Coordinator Bev Skinner at 250-494-1537 or skinners@shaw.ca for more information.

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  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2020
    10:00 amSummerland Legion, 14205 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, BC
  • Thu
    16
    Apr
    2020
  • Thu
    21
    May
    2020
  • Thu
    18
    Jun
    2020
  • Thu
    16
    Jul
    2020
  • Thu
    20
    Aug
    2020

Zone 5 Executive Committee and Area Representatives

(updated Jan 2020)

PositionContact NameContact Information
President John Hong 250-498-9030
john.hong@desert-tech.com
Vice PresidentIrene Lindialind692@gmail.com
Registrar Peter Huang 250-763-5830
p.phuang@telus.net
Treasurer Rick Redwood250-493-2807
zone5dir@55plusbcgames.org
Secretary Joyce Naugler778-516-7424
joycenaugler@gmail.com
Past President Rick Redwood250-493-2807
zone5dir@55plusbcgames.org
Zone DirectorRick Redwood250-493-2807
zone5dir@55plusbcgames.org
AREA REPRESENTATIVES
Armstrong/Enderby Gary Phillips garyphillips021@gmail.com
KelownaDon Wallace 250-765-9188
djwallace1946@gmail.com
Keremeos Alan Fitzgeraldswhite501@telus.net
Oliver / Osoyoos / OK FallsJohn Hong 250-498-9030
john.hong@desert-tech.com
PentictonBob Braaten 250-492-5340
sgnbob@gmail.com
SummerlandLynn Schulberg 250-494-1786
dlschulberg@gmail.com
Vernon / Lumby / LavingtonBruce Simpson250-309-3212
pbrocks14@gmail.com

Zone 5 Sponsors:

Zone 5 Sport Coordinators

Any members interested in filling any VACANT positions, please contact the Zone Director.

(updated Jan 2020)

Sport/EventContact NameTel/Fax/EmailPlaydown information
8-BallVACANTcontact Zone Director
Archery Grahame Gogotrails@telus.net
Badminton John Hong 250-498-9030
john.hong@desert-tech.com
Bocce Celeste Bazzana 250-765-5312
cbboth@hotmail.com
BridgeDon Wallace250-765-9188
djwallace1946@gmail.com
Carpet BowlingVACANTcontact Zone Director
CribbageVACANTcontact Zone Director
Cycling not in 2020 Games
Darts Janice Perrierperrier123@hotmail.com
Dragon Boat Racing Arnie Polischuk 250-495-8090
polisch@telus.net
Equestrian not in 2020 Games
Five-Pin Bowling Lynn Schulberg 250-494-1786
dlschulberg@gmail.com
Floor Curling Marlene Veldhuismarnie1948@hotmail.ca
Golf - womenGloria Morganmorgan54@telus.net
Golf - menPaul Bethelps_bethel@hotmail.com
HorseshoesIrene Lindialind692@gmail.com
HockeyHarry Brustharry.brust48@gmail.com
Ice Curling Bev Skinner 250-494-1537
skinners@shaw.ca
KarateVACANTcontact Zone Director
Lawn Bowling VACANTcontact Zone Director
Mountain Bike Racingnot in 2020 Games
Pickleball Bruce Simpson250-309-3212
pbrocks14@gmail.com
Slo-PitchHeather Bethelps_bethel@hotmail.com
SnookerAlan Fitzgeraldswhite501@telus.net
SoccerTim Penalunatimpenaluna@gmail.com
SturlingBev Skinner 250-494-1537
skinners@shaw.ca
SwimmingIrene Lindialind692@gmail.com
Table TennisPeter Huang250-763-5830
p.phuang@telus.net
Tennis Derek Turveydbturvey@telus.net
Track and Field Marilyn Benz250-212-4981
m.benz@shaw.ca
TrapshootingVACANTcontact Zone Director
Triathlonnot in 2020 Games
WhistVACANTcontact Zone Director

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