Volunteer Information

Volunteers needed

Over 1,500 volunteers are needed to ensure a successful and safe Games.  We are actively recruiting volunteers in a variety of areas including Registration & Results, Volunteer Management, Technology, Protocol, Hosts, Medal Operations and Ceremonies, Venue Operations, Transport, Medical, and Sport.  There are many opportunities to fit your time and schedule.

To view the volunteer information presentation from April 30, click HERE

For volunteers interested in sport, click HERE for the sport venue list.

Volunteer Accreditation

G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, 3100 Tillicum Rd., Victoria, BC

Volunteer accreditation and uniform pick up details:

Friday, September 9 – 2 pm to 8 pm

Saturday, September 10 – 9 am to 2 pm

The public is welcome to attend the Opening Ceremony and registered volunteers, with their accreditation badges, are welcome to attend the Thursday and Friday night special events.

Merchandise

Available online only!  Click HERE for more information.

Online store deadline: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (9:59 pm PDT).

Online 50/50 Draw

The 2022 Greater Victoria 55+ BC Games Host Society is raising money by offering a 50/50 draw.  as of April 4, 2022, participants, spectators and fans alike will have a chance to make some money as well as contribute to the legacy of the Games.

The winner will be drawn at 9 pm during the Friday night dance on Friday, September 16.  Proceeds from the 50/50 will be used to support ‘Give it a Try!’ and ‘Step up your Game’ programs.

Good luck!

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Presented by Fairway Market

Location – Roundhouse at Bayview, 253 Esquimalt Road

Saturday, September 17        4 pm – 8 pm

Celebrate the completion of a successful Games at the Roundhouse as we thank all of our volunteers for their time and commitment before and during the Games.  Come for some laughs, good eats and libations.

Entry is with your volunteer accreditation Badge.

Opening Ceremony

Location – Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard St., Victoria, BC

Wednesday, September 14       7 pm start

Join us for the Journey to Meet the Moment celebration of the Greater Victoria 2022 55+ BC Games.  We guarantee that this opening ceremony will be one that you don’t want to miss – celebrate the journey we have all been on to Meet THIS Moment, a special welcome to Greater Victoria and a BC United production.  Reconnect in person and expect an evening high on colour, music and entertainment and less speeches.  We promise that this is an event where you will want to take selfies!

This event is open to the public.

Transport shuttle will be provided, details to be provided later.

Night on the Town

Presented by Victoria Foundation

Thursday, September 15      5 pm – 8 pm

Enjoy a night out on the town in Victoria – Presented by Victoria Foundation.  The Victoria 2022 organizers will be able to offer a large range of businesses offering discounts for food/drink and activities in Victoria.  Full details will be available at accreditation.  Plan on spending Thursday night with friends in Downtown Victoria.

This is a community event and is open to the public.

Sports VIP Program / Tourism Victoria

Rock the Roundhouse

Presented by Bayview Properties

Friday, September 16       5 pm – LATE!!!!

Get ready to rock at Victoria’s unique Roundhouse.  This event is going to be unlike any of the previous dances at past 55+ BC Games, with different bands, buskers and street performers, food trucks and beer from Vancouver Island Brewing.  If you enjoyed the 50’s/60’s/70’s and a hint of the 80’s – then this is one party that you can let your hair down (if you have some!), drag out the blue jeans/tie dye shirts and as Jerry Garcia said – YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON HERE!  The passing of the flag to Abbotsford as the 2023 host will take place, and the drawing of the 50/50 will take place this evening as well as the Jump into Action Participant registration incentive.

An accreditation badge is required for anyone attending this event. (registered participants, supporters and volunteers only)

Transport shuttle to downtown will be provided, details to be provided later.

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