Monday, October 23, 2017


“2016 Chemung County Senior Games Calendar of Events Announced”
26th Annual Senior Games: May 11- May 26, 2016 - Applications Now Available

ELMIRA – The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care announce applications for the 26th Annual Chemung County Senior Games are now available. Senior Games is an annual sporting, fitness, and fun event held every May.

The Games are opened to anyone age 50 and over, and a variety of events are scheduled, including track and field, cycling, golf and miniature golf, bocce, bowling, archery, softball and pickle ball.  

Events are divided into 8 age brackets, with ribbons awarded to the top three finishers in each age group. Nominal fees are necessary to participate.

A complete schedule of events and registration form is available at Click here for a link to an application.

The registration deadline for the games is Friday, April 15th.  In addition to t-shirts, a sports towel will be handed out to the first 500 paid registrants.

The public is invited to attend Opening Ceremonies at Horseheads High School on Saturday, May 14th with a Parade of Athletes at 10:00 a.m. Track and field events will start immediately after the Parade at approximately 10:30 a.m.  Please come to support our senior athletes!

The Games would not be possible without the commitment of numerous volunteers, as well as the Department of Aging and Long Term Care staff, partners, and our private sponsors including:

Appleridge Senior Living, Woodbrook Assisted Living Residence, Inc., Chemung Canal Trust Company, ArnotHealth, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, Swan & Sons-Morss Company Inc., Fidelis Care, Horseheads American Legion Post 442, Horseheads Moose Lodge #1476, Kiwanis Club of Horseheads, and AARP Elmira Chapter 276.

For more information or to receive a registration by mail call Carol Morton at 737-5524 or email

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