55+ Sports & Games
Learn about the upcoming 55+ Sports and 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: Circuit Training
September 29 at 9 to 10am
Newton Seniors Centre
Join us for an introduction to circuit training. Use the equipment in a circuit format and learn what muscle groups each machine is used for. Proper form for improving cardio and strength is also demonstrated in this activity.
Try It: Table Tennis
October 1 at 12 to 1:30pm
Cloverdale Seniors Centre
Join us for an introduction to the game of table tennis. Learn basic table tennis skills, game play and tips. All skill levels and abilities welcome. Equipment provided.