55+ BC Games

55+ BC Games will not take place in 2021 due to COVID concerns

The Games, to have been held in Victoria, have been moved to 2022 for the safety of participants

  • Jan 13, 2021

 

The 55+ B.C. Games for 2021 and 2022 postponed due to COVID

Greater Victoria hopes to reschedule to fall 2022 while no date has been set for Abbotsford

  • Dec 30, 2020

 

Victoria to host 55+ BC Games in 2022

Zone 2 officials encourage athletes to keep training

  • Dec 28, 2020

 

The 55+ B.C. Games for 2021 and 2022 postponed due to COVID

Greater Victoria hopes to reschedule to fall 2022 while no date has been set for Abbotsford

  • Dec 23, 2020

55+ BC Games Victoria event postponed to 2022, Abbotsford now set for 2023

Delays related to health concerns associated with COVID-19 pandemic causes events to shift forward

  • Dec 18, 2020

55+ BC Games Victoria event postponed to 2022, Abbotsford now set for 2023

Delays related to health concerns associated with COVID-19 pandemic causes events to shift forward

55+ BC Games Victoria event postponed to 2022, Abbotsford now set for 2023

Delays related to health concerns associated with COVID-19 pandemic causes events to shift forward

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)
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

  • Oct 6, 2020
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)
Donna Stafford-Tyrrell of the BC Seniors Games Society, Keith Wells and Robert Bettauer of the Victoria Sports Tourism Commission, and Gordon Oates of the BC Senior Games Society duringthe 2018 announcement that the BC 55+ Games will take place in Victoria Sept. 14 to 18, 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

55+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

Greater Victoria set to host 2021 event

  • Apr 1, 2020
Donna Stafford-Tyrrell of the BC Seniors Games Society, Keith Wells and Robert Bettauer of the Victoria Sports Tourism Commission, and Gordon Oates of the BC Senior Games Society duringthe 2018 announcement that the BC 55+ Games will take place in Victoria Sept. 14 to 18, 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Burns Lake attends senior games

Cancellation of the 2020 55+ BC Games

The BC Seniors Games Society along with the Richmond Host Society of the 2020 55+ BC Games have cancelled the 55+ BC Games that were to run Sept. 15 to 19 at various venues throughout Richmond.

  • Apr 1, 2020
Burns Lake attends senior games
Andy Grobins

Cancellation of the 2020 55+ BC Games in Richmond due to COVID-19

The BC Seniors Games Society along with the Richmond Host Society of the 2020 55+ BC Games have cancelled the 55+ BC Games that were to run Sept. 15 to 19 at various venues throughout Richmond.

  • Apr 1, 2020
Andy Grobins
Kaden Baum draws closer to the finish line at the 2020 Teck BC Cup hosted by the Larch Hills Nordic Society and Larch Hills Junior Race Team on Saturday, Jan. 4. Baum competed in his first BC Winter Games race on Feb. 21, 2020.  (File photo)

Salmon Arm considering bid for future BC Games, 55+ Games

BC Summer Games this year in Maple Ridge, 55+ Games in Richmond

Kaden Baum draws closer to the finish line at the 2020 Teck BC Cup hosted by the Larch Hills Nordic Society and Larch Hills Junior Race Team on Saturday, Jan. 4. Baum competed in his first BC Winter Games race on Feb. 21, 2020.  (File photo)
The 55+ BC Games will be held in Richmond this September. (55+ BC Games - Facebook photo)

Plans in full swing for the Richmond 2020 55+ BC Games

Participant registration will open March 1

  • Feb 18, 2020
The 55+ BC Games will be held in Richmond this September. (55+ BC Games - Facebook photo)
Equestrian success at 55+ BC Games

Equestrian success at 55+ BC Games

Cowichan competitors collect five medals

Equestrian success at 55+ BC Games

Northwest zone brings back 64 medals from 55+ BC Games

Over 4,200 senior athletes competed in Kelowna

  • Oct 2, 2019
Anne Marie Vandermeer from Prince Rupert collects one of her five gold medals after posting the top time in the 50-m freestyle. Ruth Lau Siemers (Silver - Burnaby) and Sharen Popoff (Bronze - Creston) rounded out the podium. (Kelly Pape photo)

Northwest athletes have big haul at 55+ B.C. Games in Kelowna

Prince Rupert's Ann Marie Vandermeer tops the podium five different times in swimming

  • Sep 30, 2019
Anne Marie Vandermeer from Prince Rupert collects one of her five gold medals after posting the top time in the 50-m freestyle. Ruth Lau Siemers (Silver - Burnaby) and Sharen Popoff (Bronze - Creston) rounded out the podium. (Kelly Pape photo)
Campbell River’s Jacob Koomens (right) competes in a cycling event at the 55+ BC Games in Kelowna. Photo by Ronald G. Mullins/55+ BC Games

Campbell River athletes return with more than 30 medals from 55+ BC Games

Games took place in Kelowna from Sept. 10 to 14

  • Sep 23, 2019
Campbell River’s Jacob Koomens (right) competes in a cycling event at the 55+ BC Games in Kelowna. Photo by Ronald G. Mullins/55+ BC Games
Hildegard Buschhaus of Coombs shows of the medals she won at the 2019 55+ BC Games that she will be hanging with all the other medals she has won from every seniors games she has competed in since 1995. — Michael Briones photo

Coombs athlete, 91, brings home five gold medals from 55+ BC Games

Buschhaus now has 217 career senior games medals

  • Sep 20, 2019
Hildegard Buschhaus of Coombs shows of the medals she won at the 2019 55+ BC Games that she will be hanging with all the other medals she has won from every seniors games she has competed in since 1995. — Michael Briones photo
Jerry and Terri Draude from Penticton compete at the 55+ BC Games Pickleball competition at Parkinson Recreation Centre in Kelowna. The games brought over 4200 athletes to the Okanagan and concluded last week. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Okanagan pickleballers happy to play at 1st ever 55+ BC Games

Jerry and Terri Draude from Penticton put their skills to the test

  • Sep 19, 2019
Jerry and Terri Draude from Penticton compete at the 55+ BC Games Pickleball competition at Parkinson Recreation Centre in Kelowna. The games brought over 4200 athletes to the Okanagan and concluded last week. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)