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Apr 14 - May 31
Chemung County Senior Games Begin May 9
**Saturday's opening ceremony on May 13 has be cancelled due to weather. No reschedule date is planned.
“Chemung County Senior Games Begin May 9”
The 2017 Chemung County Senior Games are scheduled for May 9th through May 25th and will include softball, pickleball, track and field, golf, shuffleboard, bocce, bowling, cycling, horseshoes, and many more events for participants age 50 and over, at sites throughout the county. Nearly 500 athletes from throughout New York State, Pennsylvania, and from as far away as Connecticut participated in last year’s Senior Games.
Opening Ceremonies are on May 13th at the Horseheads High School Track and Field area starting at 10:00 a.m. with the Parade of Athletes. The games culminate with a banquet for participating athletes at Appleridge Senior Living. The event schedule and applications are available by mail or online at www.chemungcounty.com. The application deadline has been extended to April 28th. Due to a scheduling conflict, the pickleball event will be held on Saturday, May 6th, at 9 a.m. at the Family Fitness Center, instead of on Saturday, May 20th, as listed on the application. Please call Carol Morton at 737-5524 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or wish to request an application by mail.
The Chemung County Senor Games are presented by Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care in cooperation with Appleridge Senior Living, Woodbrook Assisted Living Residence, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Chemung Canal Trust Company, Swan & Sons-Morss Co. Inc., Horseheads Moose Lodge 1476, Kiwanis Club of Horseheads, Bentley-Trumble American Legion Post 442, AARP Elmira Chapter 276 and Hazel Tompkins.
**Senior Games 70+ Softball originally scheduled for Tues May 9th at the Town of Horseheads Sports Complex has been rescheduled to Thursday May 18th – same time/same place.