Saturday , 19 June 2021

Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games wraps up in Cold Lake

Skiing participants take home some hardware at the Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games last weekend.

Over 800 seniors descended on Cold Lake last weekend to compete in the Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games.

The experienced field participated in 12 activities including: hockey, curling, pickleball, bowling, darts, crafts and creative writing, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, euchre, bridge, scrabble, and snooker.

Winners in each field will advance to the National games next year.

For a list of winners go to https://alberta55plus.ca/games/2019-winter-provincial-games-cold-lake/.

Provincial president Wayne Davies tees up 2019 games

Kevin and Trevor: hockey players from Zone 4


Zone 7 darts player Vic and Michael throw some arrows

M.D. Reeve Greg Sawchuk enjoys the slopes


Pickleball and bowling organizers



About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.