Kayak Polo “Fun. Exciting. Crazy. Aggressive.” Those were the words Yujin Roh, Benjamin Perry, Micah Gordon, and Joshua Fowlie, all of Prince George, used to describe kayak polo following their first experience with the sport on Sunday at Nadsilnich Lake in West Lake Provincial Park. “Water-borne rough and tumble” would also be apt.  Wearing helmets with … Read more

2022 BC Summer Games Torchlighting

Members of the community joined the Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games Host Society to celebrate the 100-day countdown to the opening ceremony of the Games happening in Prince George this July.  

The tagline for the Games is Spirit Lives Here – Njan tsen ghuna, and if this celebration is any indication, Prince George has a spirit that will continue to grow over the next 100 days. BC Games alumni were front and centre at the celebration, with Cody Bailey (2016 BC Summer Games – Golf) and Alyson Emberley (2020 BC Winter Games – Ringette) serving as torchbearers, Bobby Kelly (2018 BC Summer Games – Basketball) serving as emcee, and Zoe and Araya Spooner (2020 BC Winter Games – Ringette) performing.  

“We are thrilled to invite the community to celebrate 100 days until Prince George welcomes BC’s best and brightest young athletes for the 2022 BC Summer Games,” says Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games President Renee McCloskey. “The City is excited about the Games, and we are seeing this through the early response to our call-out for Friends of the Games and volunteers. It takes a lot of community spirit and resources to pull off an event of this size. There are a lot of opportunities to get involved.” 

The Host Society also announced that Cap-abilities has been named the official merchandise vendor for the Games. A limited-edition T-shirt was released to celebrate the 100 days out event. Only 100 of these T-shirts were printed. If you didn’t get your at the event, they can be purchased at Cap-abilities. Information about the official Games merchandise will be announced soon,, including details about the online store.

The Ignite the Spirit Torchinglighting Ceremony, was proudly sponsored by Canada Tire – Prince George. 

You can learn more about getting involved as a volunteer or Friend of the Games at archive.bcgames.org

Vernon, B.C. (April 11, 2022) – The Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society is pleased to announce new leadership for the Games – to be held in March 2023. Nicky Dunlop, Executive Director, PovNet Society, is the new president of the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society and Cindy Masters, Executive Director, Okanagan Village … Read more

2022 BC Winter Games Coach Mentor Program

Coaching in any form requires relationship building, knowledge transfer, and passion, all of which can be difficult to foster over any single season, never mind over a pandemic plagued one punctuated by the postponement of the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games. However, the BC Games Coach Mentorship program found a means to “reimagine” its … Read more

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