Officials and Volunteers needed at Canada 55 plus Games in Saint John, NB

Gary Losier is looking for a helping hand to officiate in the swimming events for the Canada 55 plus Games in Saint John (Wed Aug 22nd to Fri Aug 24th).

Overall they expect upwards of 2000 athletes from across Canada to participate in 24 different events and we will see approximately 50 senior swimmers participating.

There are three sessions about 3.5 hours each could end up being quicker depending on set up.

Any young swimmers interested in being swim ambassadors can also sign up. They would help these teams with any questions, medal presentation, runners , timers etc.

To sign up, please use the following sign up genius link ( or email Gary (

Any help at all even one session worth will help greatly and be appreciated!

General Info for swimming events:

The meet is run Short course 25m and is timed finals and the sessions run:

Wed afternoon Aug 22nd 12 PM to 4 PM
Thursday Morning Aug 23rd 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Friday Morning Aug 24th 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Swimmer age groups: – 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+ Can enter a maximum of 4 event plus relays

Events: 50m free, 50mBack, 50m Breast, 50m Fly – 100m free, 100mBack, 100m Breast, 100m IM

Relay Event – can be made up of members from different province 4 x 50 Fun Relay – Men 4 x 50 Fun Relay – Women

Another option is being called Predicted Swims – (If entered in timed events cannot enter Predicted swims ) for the the 55+ age Group

100m Freestyle ( two swims over 2 days for a total of 200m) and 200m Freestyle ( two swims over 2 days for a total of 400m)