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Athletes 50 and older can sign up now for the 2019 Reno - Tahoe Senior Winter Games, a program dedicated to promoting and implementing fitness.

The Games start on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 with a free Opening Games Social at Baldini's Casino and conclude on Thursday, February 14, 2019 with the Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance event at the Eldorado Resort Casino.

Registration is available through January 22, by mail; or by January 30, via in person drop-off or online at Reno.gov/SeniorGames.

Competitors can participate in such events as archery, basketball skills, beanbag baseball, bocce ball, bowling, card games, climbing wall, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, fitness events, go-kart racing, obstacle course, downhill snowboard and ski racing, pickleball, shuffleboard, swimming and more! There will be opportunities to compete individually, with a partner, or as part of a team. Competitors will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals according to gender, age and ability.

 

“Keeping seniors active and engaged in a fun and healthy way is critical to our success as a community,” said Vice Mayor Neoma Jardon, who is also a member of the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee. “We are fortunate to be able to offer seniors the chance to compete with their fellow community members.”

The registration fee is $30 per person, plus an additional $10 - $20 per sport fee. The registration fee includes a Winter Games Tshirt, pin and a ticket to the Valentine’s Day Dinner/Dance and Closing Ceremony. This year the Valentine’s Day Dinner/Dance will be held on Thursday, February 14, from 5:30 p.m to 9 p.m. Additional Dinner/Dance tickets for competitor guests and the public ($30) will be available.

 

For more information, including a schedule of events, visit Reno.gov/SeniorGames or call 775-334-2366

. Prospective participants can also send an email to SeniorServices@Reno.gov to sign up for email updates.