After its 10-day trek from Ottawa to Montreal along the Trans Canada Trail, and its 3-day trek from Montreal to Port Colborne by water on the CSL St-Laurent ship, we are proud to finally welcome the Roly McLenahan Canada Games Torch to Niagara!
Over the next six weekends, the Canada Games Torch will travel to every corner of the Region, visiting each of Niagara’s 12 local municipalities. Join in the celebrations:
Schedule of N22 Torch Relay in the Niagara Region
|Saturday, June 25||Thorold||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: 35 Albert St.
Finish: Battle of Beaverdams Park
|Sunday, June 26||Niagara Falls||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: 7190 Morrison St.
Finish: 7190 Morrison St.
|Saturday, July 2||Fort Erie||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: Crystal Ridge Arena
Finish: Fort Erie Leisureplex
|Sunday, July 3||Port Colborne||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: HH Knoll Lakeview Park
Finish: HH Knoll Lakeview Park
|Saturday, July 9||Wainfleet||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: Wainfleet Arena
Finish: Wainfleet Arena
|Sunday, July 10||Welland||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: Canadian Tire (158 Primeway Dr.)
Finish: Seaway Mall
|Friday, July 15||West Lincoln||4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Start: West Lincoln Leisureplex
Finish: West Lincoln Community Centre
|Saturday, July 16||Pelham||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: Summerfest Stage (Town Hall)
Finish: Summerfest Stage (Town Hall)
|Saturday, July 23||Grimsby||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: 295 Hunter Rd. (John Deere)
Finish: Peach King Centre
|Sunday, July 24||Lincoln||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: Rotary Park
Finish: Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre
|Saturday, July 30||Niagara-on-the-Lake||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: Queenston Heights Park
Finish: Meridian Arena
|Sunday, July 31||St. Catharines||10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Start: FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Finish: Canadian Tire (274 Fourth Ave.)
About the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games
Held every two years, alternating between winter and summer, the Canada Games are the country’s marquee event for amateur sport representing the highest level of national competition for thousands of up-and-coming Canadian athletes. The 28th edition of the Canada Games will mark just the third occasion in the event’s history that it will have taken place in the province of Ontario and the first time in 21 years. In total, more than 5,000 participants and close to 4,500 volunteers are expected to take part in the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games scheduled for August 6-21. The 2022 Games will take place at 19 different venues across the Niagara Region and feature 18 different sports, including an inaugural rugby sevens competition and the return of lacrosse after a 37-year absence from the Games.
For further information, visit us at niagara2022games.ca or follow on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram (@2022canadagames).