Calgary 2026 BID EXPLORATION

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CALGARY IS FACING A big DECISION

Calgary is considering bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

As a city, we as Calgarians must decide if hosting the Games makes sense.

Having trouble finding the facts? Learn more about what an Olympic bid means for Calgary below, and how to vote.

City of Calgary Resources


Learn about the bid process, timelines, engagement, economic reports, and more

Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation


In June 2018, an Olympic bid corporation was established, called Calgary 2026


  Yes Calgary 2026  is comprised of Calgarians with a passion for bringing the Olympics to Calgary.  "We aren’t special interests. We weren’t appointed by City Council or any other government. We are volunteers who care passionately for sports, economic diversity and the city and province we call home."   Website:   yescalgary2026.ca    Podcast:   https://www.sportcalgary.ca/sport-calgary-this-week/2018/8/23/august-23-2018

Yes Calgary 2026 is comprised of Calgarians with a passion for bringing the Olympics to Calgary.

"We aren’t special interests. We weren’t appointed by City Council or any other government. We are volunteers who care passionately for sports, economic diversity and the city and province we call home."

Website: yescalgary2026.ca

Podcast: https://www.sportcalgary.ca/sport-calgary-this-week/2018/8/23/august-23-2018

  No Calgary Olympics  wants to ensure the City of Calgary does not bid on the 2026 Olympics.  "We believe there is compelling evidence that hosting the Olympics has a negligible benefit and substantial risk and burden. It is not a win-win, nor are the risks and costs being shared with Calgarians."   Website:   nocalgaryolympics.org

No Calgary Olympics wants to ensure the City of Calgary does not bid on the 2026 Olympics.

"We believe there is compelling evidence that hosting the Olympics has a negligible benefit and substantial risk and burden. It is not a win-win, nor are the risks and costs being shared with Calgarians."

Website: nocalgaryolympics.org