BC Games Society Monthly Newsletter
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June 2022 




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2915 Participants ready for the 2022 BC Summer Games

The 2303 athletes hail from 170 communities across the province and represent every constituency in BC. Competing in 18 different sports, the athletes are an average age of 14 years old and for most, this will be their first experience at a multi-sport Games.

These athletes will be supported by 451 certified coaches and 161 officials, tasked with providing a safe and competitive environment for athletes.

“We can‘t wait to welcome these athletes, coaches, and officials to our city and make this a memorable event,” said Renee McCloskey, President of the Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games.

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G2G Sessions

Are you an athlete, coach, or official attending the 2022 BC Summer Games? Register for a virtual G2G Session!

G2G (Guide to the Games) Sessions outline what participants can expect at the Games and answer any questions they or their parents might have.

These sessions are being held on July 7, 10, and 13 free of charge! Register through the link below.

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Apply now for the BC Games Leadership Bursary

The BC Games Society is proud to continue supporting the development of young athletes through the BC Games Leadership Bursary, presented by Canadian Tire.

First launched in 2014, this program provides BC Games participants with bursary grants of $500 to support their future sport or education goals.

Shop online now for your Games SpiritWear!

Designed by local volunteers and unique to 2022 BC Summer Games, the exclusive collection features colours inspired by Prince George's summer sunsets. The tagline, Spirit Lives Here – Njan Tsen Ghuna celebrates the surrounding forests and unceded traditional territory of the Lheidli T‘enneh and the heart of athletes, hosts, coaches, and volunteers.

This limited collection is AVAILABLE NOW online* and will be available for purchase at select venues throughout the 2022 BC Summer Games.

­*Online orders will only be available for pickup in Prince George at Games-time.
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Team BC Mission Staff announced for PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games

Preparations for the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games are underway and Team BC has announced the Mission Staff who will support British Columbia‘s athletes, coaches, and managers at the national multi-sport Games February 18 – March 5, 2023.

Comprised of volunteer sport administrators, educators, sport performance experts, and communications specialists, the Mission Staff will provide a wide range of services to Team BC athletes, coaches, and managers leading up to and during the Canada Winter Games. The team will strive to support Team BC in achieving optimal performances while ensuring each team member enjoys a safe and positive Games experience.

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Games Prep Program Webinar Series: Guide to the Canada Games

Team BC athletes and coaches heading to Niagara for the 2022 Canada Summer Games had a chance to hear from Carl Nienhuis, Geoff Hackett, and Shelbi Snodgrass -- Team BC Mental Performance Consultants.

Carl, Geoff, and Shelbi shared valuable insight on the importance of mental preparation, as well as tips and strategies to perform at their best while at the Games.

The recording from this session is available for viewing on demand through the link below, along with the first two webinar sessions: Performing in the Heat & Athlete Speaker Panel

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Rep Team BC wherever you go!

Rep Team BC wherever you go! No matter if you will be in the stands in Niagara or back home here on the west coast, shop the new Team BC merchandise collection available NOW!
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Team BC Coaches Meeting

Team BC coaches and provincial sport representatives came together in Burnaby on June 18 in preparation for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games taking place August 6-21, 2022. 

Attendees had a chance to learn about the operational, medical, and communications plans for the Games, network with other Team BC sports, and hear from an experienced Coaches Panel made up of Debbie Pyne (Golf), Luca Della Pace (Soccer), and Cav Whitley (Baseball). 




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