Senior Games

 
Senior Games
 
 
The Chicago Park District invites active seniors to participate in the Senior Games Sept. 9-24 at various citywide parks. 
 
Festivities kick off Tuesday, Sept. 9 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 Wednesday, Sept. 24 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 Sunday, Sept. 28.
 
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

CLICK HERE for the 2014 Senior Games schedule!

CLICK HERE
 to buy additional tickets for the Closing Ceremony at Columbus Refectory.
 
CLICK HERE for the Senior Games waiver (to download and mail in).
 
Questions? Please call the Senior Games hotline at 312-747-5123.
 


 

2014 Senior Games schedule:

 
Tuesday, September 9
Opening Ceremonies 10am           
Fun Walk 10:30am
Opening Ceremonies Luncheon & Dance 11am
63rd Street Beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
                                                                       
Pickle Ball 1:30-3pm
Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr.
 
 
Wednesday, September 10
Horseshoe 9:30am
Shuffleboard 1pm
Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave  
 
Thursday, September 11
Swim
(North) 9am
Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave.
                                                                       
Friday, September 12
Swim

(South) 9am
McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave.
 
Tuesday, September 16
Bowling
(North) 9:30am
Waveland Bowl, 3700 N. Western Ave.

Bowling
(South) 9:30am
Bluebird Lanes, 3900 W. Columbus Ave.
 
Wednesday, September 17
Track and Field
9:30am
Jackson Park, 6217 S. Stony Island Ave.                                 
 
Thursday, September 18
Table Tennis 9:30-11:30am
Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr.

Lawn Bowling 1pm
Jackson Park, 5800 S. Lake Shore Dr.                                                                                                                                 
 
Friday, September 19
Bocce 10am
Basketball Hot Shot/Free Throw 11:30am
McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave.
                                                                                                                                               
Tuesday, September 23
Golf 9am
Columbus Park, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd
Bud Whist 1-3pm
Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd.
 
Wednesday, September 24
Closing Awards Brunch 11am
Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd.
 
Basketball 11:30am-1pm
McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave.
 
Sunday, Spetmber 28
Chicago White Sox baseball game