Sport Orillia is a proud sponsor of the Orillia 2018 Ontario Winter Games. Supported by the Ontario Government, through its Games Ontario program. This program delivers or supports multi-sport events, including the Ontario Winter and Summer Games for youth, the Ontario 55+ Summer and Winter Games, the Ontario ParaSport Games, the 2017 North American Indigenous Games and the 2017 Invictus Games.
Supporting Ontario sporting events is part of Game ON – The Ontario Government’s Sport Plan, which is encouraging as many people as possible to play organized sports, helping Ontario’s high-performance athletes pursue excellence and promoting increased tourism and economic development.
The Winter Games games which are held over four days will bring over 3000 athletes and 600+ volunteers to the area. The athletes aged from 12 to 18 will compete in events comprised of 25 different sports, spread over 20 facilities. It is estimated that the event will produce around $6 million dollars in economic activity for the surrounding area.
Visit their website: http://www.orillia2018.ca