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The Western Canada Summer Games

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Venue Parking Maps

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MacDonald Island (above), plus: [Anzac] [Airport] [Keyano] [Snye Point] [SAP] [TCP]

You've Got a Ticket to Ride

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Get to the action for free by showing your event ticket or Games pass when you climb on board Wood Buffalo Transit. Check out the schedules.

Related Links

SportsNet Online
Information on SportsNet's coverage of the Western Canada Summer Games.

The Summer Games Website
Follow the action on the official website of the 2015 Games.

The Bicycle Road Races
The impact of the Summer Games' bicycle road races in Thickwood and Timberlea.

The Year of Sport
In 2015, we played host to seven provincial, national or international sporting events.

Latest Games News

Aug. 5: Recycling Facilities Temporarily Moved From Timberlea Tennis Court

Aug. 5: Municipal Transit Service – Western Canada Summer Games

Aug. 4: Community Impact Reminder: Traffic Changes in Timberlea and Thickwood

Aug. 4: Community Impact Reminder: Anzac Traffic Changes August 12-16

Aug. 4: You’re Invited to the Snye Point Park Opening

July 28: Additional Details Announced for
the August 7 Opening Ceremony

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is the proud host region for the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games. With open arms we welcome all visitors and wish the best of luck to all competing athletes.

From August 7 to 16, 2015, over 14,000 spectators, coaches, officials, media, and residents of Wood Buffalo will be cheering on thousands of young athletes from Western Canada and the territories as they compete for the gold. The 10 days of the Games will also include a festival featuring guest artists, musicians, art displays and cultural performances. We encourage you to get involved as we make history in our region. You too are part of our northern story.

For information about the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games, visit the Games' official website or follow the Games on social media where they will provide daily updates, schedules, results, ticket sales, merchandise, venue maps, information about accommodation and visiting the region, as well as news and photos.


The Games on Social Media

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Key hashtags:
#YmmGameOn #WCSG2015 #RMWB #YMM


For information regarding the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, as always, you can find everything you need right here on our website. But let’s remember, company is coming to Wood Buffalo, so you may notice some impacts around the community. Follow us on social media and here on the web to find news and information that may affect you during the Games.

And let’s remember to take a few moments to welcome our guests and share in this historic experience. Game on Wood Buffalo!

Games Bring Changes to Some Transit Routes

  • The Western Canada Summer Games' road cycling events are expected to cause delays for transit routes in Timberlea and Thickwood, where the racing will mean partial road closures Saturday, Aug. 8, and Sunday, Aug. 9. Traffic will likely be moving slower from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday and from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday
  • From Friday, Aug. 7, until the end of the Western Canada Summer Games Sunday, Aug. 16, Route 91 (Downtown East) will detour to service the Visitor’s Village, located on Prairie Loop Boulevard at the foot of King Street. Route 91 buses will reach the Visitor's Village by travelling Prairie Loop Boulevard between its intersections with Franklin Avenue and King Street.

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