Residents of Lethbridge are encouraged to register for the Southern Alberta Summer Games (SASG), a four day celebration of sport and community. This year, the SASG will be hosted by the City of Brooks and County of Newell from July 5-8.
The SASG offers over 20 competitive events for or all ages and skill levels ranging from beach volleyball to bowling, cribbage to swimming, archery to pickle ball and many more.
The SASG is an inclusive, family-orientated, grassroots sporting event, emphasizing physical and social involvement for everyone. Whether competing in a sport for the first time or as a seasoned athlete, the City of Lethbridge wants you. In addition to the athletic events, there will also be a variety of other cultural activities for the public and participants to enjoy. This includes the Opening Ceremonies on July 5, a photography display and closing ceremonies July 8.
An estimated 2,500 athletes and their families from areas across Southern Alberta will be visiting Brooks and Newell for the Games, representing a total of 13 regions stretching from Medicine Hat to the Crowsnest Pass. The City of Lethbridge hopes to build on the momentum gained from hosting the games last year and bring 300+ participants the 2017 games.
The registration fee is $30, which allows individuals to participate in up to three different sports and/or activities. The fee also includes a competitor T-shirt. The deadline for registration is June 2 at 4:30 p.m. To register for the SASG contact Eden Hoff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-329-7350.
For more information on the events, visit www.southernalbertasummergames.com.
Eden Hoff, Lethbridge SASG Regional Director
Recreation and Culture Project Support, City of Lethbridge
Travis Grindle, Liaison and Support Service Specialist
Recreation & Culture Program Leader, City of Lethbridge