2024 BC Summer Games

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The City of Maple Ridge is excited and honoured to host the 2024 BC Summer Games! The countdown is on. Here’s some information on this amazing event:


The BC Summer Games provides a competitive multi-sport environment that supports the development of athletes, coaches, and officials as they move on to higher levels of competition. The BC Summer Games contributes to the development of sport and communities through infrastructure updates and improvements, volunteer engagement and skill enhancement, and large-event hosting experience. The 33rd BC Summer Games will run in Maple Ridge from July 18 to 21, 2024.

Who’s Coming 

Up to 3,723 participants including 2,782 athletes, 566 coaches and 375 officials from all around BC. 

The Competition 

19 sports (including sports for athletes with a disability). Look for more information below.

Major Games Dates

Practices - Thursday, July 18 

Opening Ceremony - Thursday, July 18 

Competitions - Friday, July 19 until noon Sunday, July 21 

Closing Celebration - Sunday, July 21

Fun Facts 

  • Volunteers will prepare and serve over 32,000 meals in four days. 
  • Over 2,100 medals will be awarded at 290 medal presentation ceremonies. 
  • During the three-day Games weekend, the transportation system required to move participants around the community ranks as the fourth largest transportation system in the province. 
  • Over 3,200 foam mattresses are part of the Games inventory and will be used as beds for participants. Athletes will be staying at dorms set up at local schools along with their teammates. 
  • Maple Ridge previously hosted the 1983 BC Summer Games and Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows co-hosted the 1998 BC Summer Games.


An estimated 2,500+ volunteers will be involved in planning and staging the Games. In the coming weeks the recruitment of volunteers will begin as we seek to fill all the positions that it will take to host this incredible event. You could be part of ‘Team Maple Ridge’ and bring your skills, experience and passion to delivering a first-rate experience for the youth athletes. You can sign up early at Volunteer - BC Games.

The Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games Society

In May of 2023, Maple Ridge Council introduced the President and Vice president of the BC Summer Games Society, Laura Butler and Ernie Daykin. They have recruited 14 Directors that will be coordinating approximately 70 volunteer chairs, each of whom will have a committee of volunteers that will be responsible for different aspects of the Games planning and operation. Here is the list of Directors: 

Access Control Bernie Woods
Accommodation Karen Redkwich
Administration Cheryl Nex
Ceremonies & Special Events Taryn Stephenson
Food Services Trish Spencer-Fell
Food Services David Rooney
Friends of the Games Brian Krieger
Logistics Peter Malakoane
Marketing Fred Armstrong
Medical Services Alissa Banns
Participant & Volunteer Services Heidi Einhorn
Protocol Hudson Campbell
Sport Jake Rudolph
Technology Richard Eskander
Transportation Matt Scheer​

A full list of Directors and their bios is available HERE

Sport Package

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.

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