News release

Be an Ontario 55+ Summer Games Volunteer

City services | March 8, 2018

Mississauga is the official host city for the 2018 Ontario 55+ Summer Games, a celebration of active living, taking place August 10 to 12. With less than six months to go, the City is assembling its volunteer team and taking applications.

Approximately 1,400 participants 55 years or older from across Ontario will compete in active and passive activities, including pickleball, cycling, euchre, tennis and more. Becoming a volunteer at the Games is a great way to support the community, learn about new activities and be part of a team.

About 400 volunteers will be required for roles like welcoming participants, assisting in the production of the opening ceremonies, helping run sport competitions and providing information to guests.

All Ontario 55+ Summer Games volunteers must be:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • available during August 10 to 12 inclusive
  • available to attend an orientation session in July

Interested in this Unique Opportunity?

Volunteer applications can be completed online at The online volunteer application captures information about skills and experience, preferences and availability.

Questions about volunteering can be directed to

For more information about the Ontario 55+ Summer Games, visit


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