Information

OPENING CEREMONY - IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Parking at this time is limited at Memorial Gardens due to the fire scene close by - parking is still available in numerous parking lots close to GFL Memorial Gardens.

We look forward to seeing everyone this evening - Opening Ceremony starts at 7.30pm

FAMILY AND FRIENDS INFORMATION

The 2019 Provincial Winter Games are fast approaching and Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is excited to welcome you to our wonderful city.  Like you, we are looking forward to and anticipating a weekend of great competition, camaraderie and fun!  We will all be witness to the athletes as they showcase their amazing abilities, strength and determination.

At this time, the family and friends section of the hospitality division is pleased to provide you with some information to help you navigate through the games.

Family and Friends Registration NOW CLOSED

 

Opening Ceremonies – Thursday January 31st at 7:30pm

Located at GFL Memorial Gardens, 269 Queen St. East, Sault Ste. Marie

Tickets are not required for entry.

 

Closing Ceremonies – Saturday February 2nd at 7:30pm

Located at Sault Community Theatre, 1007 Trunk Rd, Sault Ste. Marie

Tickets are not required for entry.

 

Sporting Venues:

Parents and supporters will not need tickets to attend the sporting events however are reminded to remain in the designated spectator areas.

Sport Venue Locations:

Alpine Skiing                       Searchmont Ski Resort

Cross Country Skiing       SOO Finnish Nordic Ski Club (Hiawatha Park)

Curling                                  Community First Curling Centre

Figure Skating                    John Rhodes Community Centre Arena B

Snowshoeing                      Searchmont Ski Resort

Speed Skating                    John Rhodes Community Centre Arena A

 

Family and Friends Transportation (Searchmont Resort ONLY)

Friday February 1st and Saturday February 2nd

Departure Time to Searchmont:*    Location:

7:20 AM                                              Station parking lot at old Sear’s entrance

7:40 AM                                              Quattro hotel

7:45 AM                                              Water Tower Inn – Pavilion Entrance

8:45 AM                                              Arrive at Searchmont Resort

Return to SSM:*                                Location:

4:40 PM                                              Depart Searchmont Resort

5:40 PM                                              Water Tower Inn – Pavilion Entrance

5:45 PM                                              Quattro hotel

6:00 PM                                              Station parking lot at old Sear’s entrance

*All times are approximate (based on weather conditions)

$10 per person, per day.  (Cash only – paid at morning departure)

Pre-registration is not required.

 

Family and Friends Dinner: TICKET SALES NOW CLOSED

The Family and Friends Dinner will be hosted on Friday, February 1st, 2019 at the Royal Canadian Legion 96 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie.

Doors open at 5:00pm

Family Style Dinner Service Begins at 6:00pm

Guest Speaker

Cash Bar

You must present your purchased ticket at the dinner.

 

Athlete Early Departure: NOW CLOSED

 

Souvenir Sales:

A very limited supply of souvenirs will be available for sale at the Opening Ceremonies.

 

Games Photos:

All photos from these games will be posted HERE.

 

   

Any questions regarding the Family and Friends Program

 Call: 1-888-333-5515 ext 291

 Or Email: ssmspecialolympics@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Special Olympics Provincial Winter Games!

 

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the
2019 Special Olympics Provincial Winter Games!