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Senior Games

Senior Games
The Chicago Park District invites active seniors to participate in the Senior Games Sept. 10-26 at various citywide parks. 
Festivities kick off Tuesday, Sept. 10 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, Sept. 26 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.

Participants can choose as many activities/events as they like

 to buy additional tickets for the Closing Ceremony at Columbus Refectory.
For registration information, call the Senior Games hotline at 312-747-5123.


2013 Senior Games schedule:

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Opening Ceremonies 10-10:30am           
Fun Walk 10:30-11:30am
Opening Ceremonies Luncheon 11am
63rd Street Beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Pickle Ball 12-2pm
Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Horseshoe 9-10:30am
Shuffleboard 10:30-11:30am
Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave  
Thursday, September 12, 2013
(North) 9-11:30am
Waveland Bowl, 3700 N. Western Ave.
Line Dancing
(North) 12:30-3pm
Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave.
(South) 9-11:30am
Skyway Bowl, 9915 S. Torrence Ave.
Line Dancing
(South) 12:30-3pm
Trumbull Park, 2400 E. 105th St.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Track and Field 9:30am-12:00pm
Jackson Park, 6217 S. Stony Island Ave.                                 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
(North) 9am-12pm
Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave.                                                                                                                                   
Thursday, September 19, 2013
(South) 9am-12pm
Foster Park, 1440 W. 84th St.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Lawn Bowling 1-3pm
Jackson Park, 5800 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Table Tennis 9:30-11:30am
Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Bocce 10-11:30am
Basketball 11:30am-1pm
McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Golf 9am-1pm
Columbus Park, 500 S. Central Ave.
Card Games: Bid Whist 1-3pm
Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Awards Luncheon 11am-1pm
Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago White Sox baseball game