The City of Thunder Bay bids for the 2024 Ontario Winter GamesBid Logo - Return to the North - Thunder Bay 2024

Thunder Bay successfully hosted the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games and the 2011 Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games, earning accolades from athletes, families and Special Olympics officials.

The 2024 Winter Games will attract over 3,000 athletes, coaches and mission staff over six days in late February or early March. The Games include 23-30 sports.

The opportunity to host these Games would be benefit many local sport organizations, building community pride and bring a significant economic impact of over $6 million dollars.

Let's bring the Games to our community and "Return to the North!"
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Bid Sponsors Needed!

We are seeking businesses to show their support for the bid by becoming a sponsor.

For more information about the Games or sponsor opportunities, please contact Paul Burke at





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