2024 BC Summer Games
The City of Maple Ridge is excited and honoured to host the 2024 BC Summer Games!
We’re excited to share that Laura Butler has been selected as the President and Ernie Daykin as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the BC Summer Games. At the May 2 Council Meeting, Council thanked them for stepping up to take on these important roles as we get ready to showcase our beautiful community.
Mayor Ruimy shared that Laura and Ernie are two incredible community ambassadors to lead the team of dedicated volunteers who will ensure that the athletes, coaches and families have a first rate athletic and cultural experience. Read the announcement from the @BCGamesSociety: Maple Ridge appoints President and Vice President for 2024 BC Summer Games – BC Games
Twelve individuals have been tapped to lead Directorates for the Games and will be tasked with assembling teams and setting the direction in a number of key areas, ranging from accommodation to food services, transportation, and more.
|Access Control||Bernie Woods|
|Ceremonies & Special Events||Taryn Stephenson|
|Food Services||Trish Spencer-Fell|
|Food Services||David Rooney|
|Friends of the Games||Brian Krieger|
|Medical Services||Alissa Banns|
|Participant & Volunteer Services||Heidi Einhorn|
A full list of Directors and their bios is available HERE
The sport package for the Maple Ridge 2024 Summer Games has been unveiled and includes the 19 sports selected for competition at next year’s Summer Games. Maple Ridge is honored to be first Games to showcase the sport of Ultimate, making its debut in 2024.
The BC Winter and BC Summer Games are British Columbia’s biennial celebration of sport and community. Since 1978, the BC Games have had over 350,000 participants and volunteers, plus thousands more attend as spectators and supporters.
The City of Maple Ridge has previously had the honour of hosting the 1983 and 1998. The City was also announced as the host of the 2020 BC Summer Games; however, the event was cancelled due to the global pandemic.
In the true spirit of community, the BC Games Society rallied behind our City and announced that Maple Ridge would host the 2024 BC Summer Games. Additionally, they introduced legacy funding that resulted in the creation of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award and supported local sport and community development projects.