Dates Selected for 2019 Manitoba 55 Plus Games

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The Swan River Host Committee for the 2019 Manitoba 55 Plus Games is pleased to announce the dates selected for the 2019 event.

The Games cover a wide variety of events, including various card games, five-pin bowling, floor shuffleboard, pickleball, horseshoes, golf, track, cycling, slo-pitch and many more. There will also be an ice curling component, including stick curling and team curling. Due to early ice removal in Swan River, the curling dates will be March 19 & 20, 2019, held at the Swan River Curling Club. The summer portion of the events will take place June 11 – 13, 2019.

Swan River and the surrounding Valley are looking forward to hosting upwards of 600 athletes during the 3-day event. There will also be a variety concert and athlete celebration banquet and dance. Approximately 300 volunteers will be required to help the events run smoothly.

From the Active Living Coalition for Older Adults Manitoba website (Host organization of the Manitoba 55 + Games): For older adults, physical activity and exercise are great ways to maintain the quality of your life, feel energetic and live a happy and rewarding life. It doesn’t matter what your age is or your current level of activity, it is never too late to experience the joy and health benefits of an active lifestyle.

The Host Committee will be meeting shortly to begin the planning process.

For further information contact:
Murray Mullin, Host Committee Chair 204-281-1092
Karyn Heidrick, 55 Plus Games Coordinator, 204-261-9257