Games Ontario is responsible for the delivery of five multi-sport Games: Ontario Winter and Summer Games for youth, Ontario 55+ Summer and Winter Games and the Ontario ParaSport Games. Games Ontario leads a competitive bid process to select a host municipality for each Games and works with the host municipality to deliver the event. Games Ontario also works closely with Provincial and Multi-Sport Organizations (PSO/MSOs) to host each sport competition during the Games.
Games Ontario also is responsible for providing financial and administrative support for other major sporting events hosted in Ontario such as the 2017 North American Indigenous Games, 2017 Invictus Games and 2021 Canada Summer Games. Games Ontario also operates the Ontario Sport Hosting Program which provides grants to major international and national sporting events hosted in Ontario.
Games Ontario also provides financial support and oversight to Team Ontario at the Canada Games, working closely with PSOs/MSOs and a volunteer mission staff to help ensure the team’s success at the competition.