Odyssey Medical

We have a wealth of experience in supporting special events. Whether your event is a marathon, cycling event or obstacle adventure course, a music festival, concert, or VIP speaker, a stadium-based event, parade or civic celebration, we have the expertise. We are national leaders in event medical, first aid, health and safety for mass gatherings. We have expertise in risk management, emergency planning, traffic planning, event operations and medical direction.

Event Medical Services

Major Planned Events
#experienced

Our multi-disciplinary leadership team members have decades of experience and we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach.

We deliver on time, on expectations, and on budget.

Core Events & Venue Services
#therightstuff

We’ll provide the crew, gear, insurance and medical oversight you need to create the ‘right’ response capacity for your event or venue’s unique profile.
If you have a venue that requires consistent first aid and/or paramedic coverage, we have you covered. 

Medical Direction & Consulting

Odyssey has an inclusive, ever-evolving Medical Direction and Symptom Relief program to support first responders, medics and advanced medical team members providing care at special events and remote deployments nationally.

Odyssey Medical has had an active Medical Direction Program since 2014, supporting our team members all across Canada. 

We are proud to have committed members across multiple training levels contributing to policy creation, review and implementation. 

Medical Direction Program
#WithMedicsforMedics

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Our Crew

Adventure-seeking
#Alwaysfunalwayspro

We’re ALWAYS ready to welcome great new clinicians, operators, field responders, lifeguards, unit clerks, divers, event support volunteers, ski patrollers, rescue specialists, wilderness responders, occupational first aid attendants, radios communications experts, social media leads, crew caterers, photographers and much, much more.

The mix of people on the team and the huge diversity in skill-sets is what makes Odyssey’s team EPIC!  

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Latest News

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Featured Event

March 15 & 16th, 2019 – Las Vegas

Come and join us at the Mass Gathering Medicine Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada Members from Odyssey Medical have attended and supported this conference for the last three years, and we are once again excited to have team members, clients and colleagues who are presenting and attending with us.
  • Sheila Turrisfacilitating a multi-agency workshop on Festival Health and Harm Reduction Services at Music Events
  • Colin MathieBuilding Integrated Teams Across Professions in Event Medicine
  • Craig BertagnolliSituational Awareness in Command and Control – Tales from a Wandering Dispatcher
  • Adam LundHosting a Panel on the multiple stakeholders in Event Medicine, including:
  • Tracie Jones, Colin Mathie, Daniel Doan, Kevin Jones and more
For all the great talks, checkout:   https://www.massgatheringmedicine.org/
Discount available to the Odyssey Community if you know our hashtag!
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2019 Major Planned Events – Save the Dates

Many of our team members are interested in a chance to ‘Save the Dates’ for some key events. We’ll update this page as we go through the season. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and to join the Odyssey Community for the first announcements for Major Planned Events. We’ll also list some of our more complex Core events within the schedule so that you can track them as well.

  • New additions marked as “🔔
  • Active sign-ups noted as “❤️”
  • When we have many, many people signed up, “⏰” means wait-list

Soundwave #1 (info)
Edmonton, AB | Jan 26 – done!
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Soundwave #2 (info)
Edmonton, AB | Mar 8 – done!

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Snowbombing (info)
Sun Peaks, BC | Apr 5 – 7
– done!

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420 Vancouver
(info)
Vancouver, BC | Apr 20 – done!
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Sporting Life 10K
(info)
Toronto, ON | May 12 – done!

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Spartan Race (info)
Laurentian, QC | May 18 & 19 – done!
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Electric Island #1 (info)
Toronto, ON | May 19 – done!
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Hayman Classic, Cycling BC
 (info)
Penticton, BC | May 24-26 – done! 
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Spartan Race (info)
Red Deer, AB | June 1 & 2 (done!)

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IRONMAN 70.3
 (info)
Victoria, BC | Jun 2 (done!)
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Manulife Ride for Heart (info)
Toronto, ON | Jun 2 (done!)
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Women Deliver 2019 (info)
Vancouver, BC | Jun 5 (done!)
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Chromeo @Malkin Bowl (info)
Vancouver, BC | Jun 7 (done!)
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Lululemon Toronto Waterfront 10K (info)
Toronto, ON | Jun 15 – sign-up link ❤️
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Tough Mudder Whistler (info)
Whistler, BC | Jun 15-16 – wait-list!
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Spartan Race (info)
Toronto, ON | June 15 & 16 – sign-up link ❤️
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Electric Island #2
(info)
Toronto, ON | June 22 – sign-up link ❤️
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Rolling Stones World Tour (info)
Oro-Medonte, ON | Jun 29 – wait-list!

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🔔BOMFest (info)
Edmonton, AB | Jun 28-30 – sign-up link ❤️
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Bud Light Dreams Festival (info)
Toronto, ON | Jun 29-30 – sign-up link ❤️
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Spartan Race (info)
Montreal, QC | June 29 – July 1 –sign-up link ❤️
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FVDED in the Park (info)
Surrey, BC | July 5-6 – wait-list!
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Edmonton 10K (info)
Edmonton, AB | July 7 – sign-up link ❤️
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Toronto Honda Indy (info)
Toronto, ON | Jul 12-14 sign-up link ❤️
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Spartan Race (info)
Kimberley, BC | July 12 – 14 –sign-up link ❤️

Vancouver Folk Music Festival (info)
Vancouver, BC | July 19 – 21 – wait-list!
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Chaos AB Music Festival (info)
Edmonton, AB | July 26-27 – sign-up link ❤️
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Constellation Music Festival (info)
Squamish, BC | July 26-28 – wait-list!
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Spartan Race (
info)
Ottawa, ON | July 27 & 28 – sign-up link ❤️
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Subaru IRONMAN Canada
(info
Whistler, BC | July 28 – sign-up link ❤️
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Rockin’ River Music Festival
 (info)
Merritt, BC | Jul 31-Aug 5 – sign-up link ❤️
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Chasing Summer Music Festival
(info)
Calgary, AB | Aug 3-4
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VELD Music Festival (info)
Toronto, ON | Aug 3-4
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Boots ‘n’ Hearts Music Festival
 (info)
Oro-Medonte, ON | Aug 8-11
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Electric Island #3
(info)
Aug 10 | Toronto, ON
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Spartan Race (info)
Calgary, AB | August 10 & 11 –sign-up link ❤️
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🔔Feist @ Deer Lake Park (info)
Burnaby, BC | Aug 10
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🔔The National @ Deer Lake Park
(info)
Burnaby, BC | Aug 28
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🔔Anjunadeep Open Air @ Malkin Bowl (info)
Vancouver, BC | Aug 31
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Electric Island Fest #4
 (info)
Aug 31-Sep 1 | Toronto, ON
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Spartan Race (info)
Duntroon, ON | August 31 – Sept 1sign-up link ❤️
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🔔Death Cab for Cutie @ Malkin Bowl
(info)
Vancouver, BC | Sep 5 
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🔔Said the Whale @ Malkin Bowl
(info)
Vancouver, BC | Sep 6
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Tough Mudder Toronto
 (info)
Toronto, ON | Sep 14-15
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🔔Vampire Weekend @ Deer Lake Park
(info)
Burnaby, BC |Sep 25
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🔔Said the Whale @ Malkin Bowl
(info)
Vancouver, BC | Sep 21-22
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🔔Soundwave #3  (info)
Edmonton, AB | Sep (date tba)
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Scotia Toronto Waterfront Marathon
 (info)
Toronto, ON | Oct 20
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🔔Soundwave #4  (
info)
Edmonton, AB | Nov (date tba)
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Contact Winter Music Festival
 (info)
Vancouver, BC | Dec 28-29