Zone 5: Okanagan – Similkameen

Armstrong, Enderby, Kelowna, Keremeos, Lumby, Midway, Oliver, Osoyoos, Peachland, Penticton, Princeton, Summerland, Vernon, Westbank.

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.

Zone 5 General Information:

Upcoming Events:

Zone 5 Registration Deadline – June 23

(unless otherwise noted below)

Event Information:

  • Sat

    Step Up Your Game - Equestrian

    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.
    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:

    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

    More information

Zone 5 Executive

PositionContact NameContact Information
President John Hong 250-498-9030
Interim Vice-PresidentIrene
Registrar Peter Huang 250-763-5830
Treasurer Rick Redwood250-493-2807
Secretary Joyce Naugler778-516-7424
CommunicationsDenise Head-Ashton250-485-4949
Past President Rick Redwood250-493-2807
Director Rick Redwood250-493-2807
Armstrong/Enderby Gary Phillips
Kelowna Rep Don Wallace 250-765-9188
Keremeos Rep needed
Lake Country Rep Rep needed
Midway/Greenwood Rep Gladys Brown 250-449-2723
Oliver / OK Falls John Hong 250-498-9030
Osoyoos Rep Ingrid Nicholson 250-495-7844
Princeton Rep rep needed
Penticton Rep Bob Braaten 250-492-5340
Summerland Rep Lynn Schulberg 250-494-1786
Lavington Rep
Bruce Simpson250-309-3212
For corrections/replacements Joyce Naugler778-516-7424

Zone 5 Sponsors:

Zone 5 Sport/Event Coordinators

Sport/EventContact NameTel/Fax/EmailPlaydown & Registration
8-BallPlease contact the DirectorRegistration by May 18 - Playdowns if required
Archery Grahame
Badminton John Hong 250-498-9030
Bocce Celeste Bazzana 250-765-5312
BridgePlease contact the Director
Carpet BowlingPlease contact the Director
Cribbage Please contact the Director
Cycling Frank
Darts Janice Perrierperrier123@hotmail.comPlaydown May 5th at Penticton Elks
Dragon Boat Racing Arnie Polischuk 250-495-8090
Equestrian Janice Reid 250-765-9188
Fast PitchPlease contact the Director
Five-Pin Bowling Lynn Schulberg 250-494-1786
Floor Curling Marlene
Golf Please contact the DirectorRegister by June 1 - Playdowns if required
HorseshoesJuanita Laye 250-486-0841
Hockey - Mens & WomensHarry
Ice Curling Bev Skinner 250-494-1537
Karatenot in 2019 Games
Lawn Bowling Jack Byron 250-493-5087
Mountain Bike RacingFrank
Pickleball Bruce Simpson250-309-3212
SnookerPlease contact the DirectorRegistration by May 18 - Playdowns if required
Slo-Pitch Please contact the Director
Soccer - Men and WomensTim
SquashPlease contact the Director
SturlingBev Skinner 250-494-1537
Table TennisArthur
Tennis Derek
Track and Field Marilyn Benz250-212-4981
TrapshootingPlease contact the Director
TriathlonMarilyn Benz250-212-4981
WhistCathy Adams

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