The Chicago Park District invites active seniors to participate in Senior Games 2016, August 29 - September 29 at various citywide parks.
Festivities kick off Monday, August 29 at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at the Cancer Survivors Pavilion in Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St. Athletes will partake in the ceremonial lighting of the cauldron, yoga and a fun walk.
The sporting competitions and leisure activities take place at various Chicago Park District sites and include track and field, horseshoes, shuffleboard, lawn bowling, basketball, bowling, swimming, line dancing, golf and much more.
The games close Thursday, September 29 with an awards ceremony at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr.
An outing to U.S. Cellular Field for a Chicago White Sox game will take place on Thursday, September 15 at 1:10 pm
Seniors who are residents of the City of Chicago, more than 55 years old and are in good physical health are encouraged to register.
The $25 registration fee includes:
- Opening and Closing Ceremonies with a participant meal
- Opportunity to participate in all the events offered
- White Sox Game ticket Senior Games outing
- Senior Games T-shirt
- Surprise if packets are picked up at Opening Ceremonies
CLICK HERE for the 2016 Senior Games schedule!
CLICK HERE for the Senior Games waiver (to download and mail in).
Print it out, fill it in, and mail it to the following address in order to complete the registration process:
Chicago Park District Senior Games
c/o Workforce Development
5801 N. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60646
CLICK HERE to buy additional tickets for the Closing Ceremony at South Shore Cultural Center.