The Chicago Park District invites active seniors to participate in the Senior Games, taking place September 10 – 26, 2013 at various citywide parks.
The Senior Games festivities kick off this Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 63rd St. Beach House, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr. Athletes will partake in the ceremonial lighting of the cauldron and a fun walk.
The sporting competitions take place at various Chicago Park District sites and include track and field, horseshoes, shuffleboard, basketball, bowling, swimming, line dancing, golf and much more.
The games close Thursday, September 26, 2013 with awards ceremony at Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. An outing to U.S. Cellular Field for a Chicago White Sox game will follow on a date to be announced.
Seniors who are residents of the City of Chicago, more than 55 years old and are in good physical health are encouraged to register. Registration must be received in advance. There will be no on-site registration for events on competition days.
Call the Senior Games hotline with questions at 312-747-5123.