About 55 Plus Games
Alberta 55 Plus Games provide a venue for Albertans 55 and over
to pursue greater levels of physical, social, intellectual and
creative achievement through friendly competition and
The games also enhance a sense of community spirit by bringing
together Albertans ages 55 and over.
2013 Alberta 55 Plus Winter
and Summer Games
Calgary 2013 Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games
Calgary... The City of Calgary held the
Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games in February 2013. The games provided
an opportunity for Albertans 55 years of age and older to compete
in a province-wide winter sports competition.
"On behalf of the City of Calgary and its citizens, I am
thrilled we were chosen as the host city for the Alberta 55 Plus
Winter Games in 2013," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. "These games will
be a great opportunity to showcase Calgary's world-class event
level sports facilities and we look forward to having the
participants enjoy these amenities and the friendly atmosphere of
Barrhead and Westlock to jointly host 2013
Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games
Barrhead and Westlock ...
The communities of Barrhead and Westlock will
jointly host the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in 2013.
"As the MLA for
Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock, I am already looking forward to the
2013 Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games. I know our constituent
communities will be proud and hospitable hosts, and I am excited
that we will have the chance to welcome our athletes, their
families and friends, and show them the many things our vibrant
region has to offer."
Maureen Kubinec, MLA
Participating in Alberta 55 Plus Games
Learn how to become a participant in an Alberta 55 Plus Winter
or Summer Games on the Alberta Games website. Information Playoff
posters will be distributed throughout the province approximately
four months prior to the games. Playoffs will be held one-to-three
months prior to the games.
Alberta 55 Plus Games participants are provided with
accommodation, meals, transportation to and from the Games,
transportation during the Games, Zone Identification (i.e. t-shirt)
and sport bag, inclusion in ceremonies and other social events and
provision of sport facilities and
necessary sport equipment for competition in the host
Alberta 55 Plus Games Sports/ Activities
Winter Sports and Activities
- Alpine Skiing
- Bowling (Five Pin)
- Bridge Duplicate
- Carpet Bowling
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Curling
- Pool Snooker
These lists may vary slightly from games to games.
Summer Sports and Activities
- Contract Bridge
- Floor Curling
- Floor Shuffleboard
- Military Whist
- Pool (8-ball)
- Creative Writing
- Visual Arts & Crafts
See the Alberta Games website for more information
on 55 Plus Summer Games and 55 Plus Winter Games.