Another Milestone in Preparation for the Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games Maple Ridge, B.C. – On Thursday, September 14, the City of Maple Ridge held the grand opening of the new Beach Volleyball courts at the Albion Sport Complex. This will be the official venue for Beach Volleyball during the Maple Ridge 2024 BC … Read more

National Coaches Week is a time to celebrate the positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This annual campaign is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play, and to take time to say. Each year, thousands of people across Canada take part in National Coaches Week to say #ThanksCoach for … Read more

"Every drop counts. Please conserve water."

Every Drop Counts. Please Conserve Water. B.C. is currently experiencing severe drought conditions. You can help by conserving water and taking actions in your home and around your property to reduce your water use: Small changes can have a big impact if we work together — and every drop counts. Learn more about how you … Read more

2022 BC Summer Games Spirit Lives Here

Legacy Grants from the 2022 BC Summer Games to benefit Prince George athletes and sport organizations In the summer of 2022, Prince George played host to the 2022 BC Summer Games. For four days, the community was alive with high performance sport competitions, incredible volunteer and community support and the buzz of 3000+ visitors. While … Read more

Thank you coaches

Coaches are integral to a positive Games experience. Over 270 head coaches, assistant coaches, mentor and apprentice coaches, and adult supervisors will be part of the Games in Greater Vernon March 23-26, 2023. These Games coaches will support the over 893 athletes at the Games. Not only do they prepare their athletes for the Games … Read more

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

The Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games will benefit from a total investment of $31,500 from the BC Games Society’s Powering Potential Fund (PPF) for various sport and community projects leading up to the Games. Started in 2017, The Powering Potential Fund (is a vehicle to strategically invest in projects that will further the development … 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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