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Learn about the upcoming 55+ Sports & Games, and view a list of activities to try. 

About the 55+ BC Games

The 55+ BC Games are an annual, multi-sport event hosted by a different community in British Columbia each year. On average, 3,500 to 4,000 participants from around BC compete in 20+ sports.

The BC Senior Games Society (BCSGS) has been overseeing the staging of the Games since 1988. Their vision is that communities across BC are transformed by the inspirational lifestyles of the 55+ BC Games participants.

Learn more about the 55+ BC Games.

Try something new

Have you ever wanted to try a sport?  The ‘Try It’ 55+ Sports and Games offers a free experience of various sports and games that may be of interest.  

Through offering ‘Try It’ 55+ Sports and Games we aim to connect community, engage older adults in sports that promote physical activity, maintain mobility and support social and health benefits. Community ‘Try It’ opportunities invite you to explore an activity that you may not have otherwise experienced. 

Try It activities will be planned throughout the seasons offering both outdoor and indoor experiences. No equipment is required, but please sign up ahead of time.

Try It:  Carpet Bowling

July 22 at 1:00pm-2:30pm

Guildford Recreation Centre

Carpet bowling is like lawn bowling, it is a low impact sport played indoors, and can be a great way to stay active and enjoy social connections with others. Learn the rules of the game and enjoy socializing with other players. All skill levels and abilities are welcome. All equipment will be provided.



Try It:  Horseshoes

August 19 at 12:30pm-2:00pm 

Cloverdale Recreation Centre

Join us for an introduction to the exciting sport of Horseshoes. Learn the history of the sport, basic rules of the game and scorekeeping.