Now that the athletes have settled in to the County, the competition starts today for the Ontario 55 plus winter games. With ten sports including Alpine Ski, Curling and Volleyball, participants will be competing for the top spot in games taking place across the county today and tomorrow. There are 850 athletes in total registered for the games, and about 1000 visitors to the area, according to the games committee.

For tonight’s event, the participants will be at restaurants in the Highlands getting a taste of Haliburton County. For location and times of the games, click here.