Gaston County

NORTH CAROLINA

Senior Games

Gaston County Senior Games
March 5, 2014 – April 29, 2014

In 1983 Senior Games began with a vision for North Carolinians 50 years of age or better—To be more active –To learn new skills –To renew old talents – To live better and healthier – To have more FUN!

Twenty-nine years later the vision continues. In 2011 over 60,000 older adults participated in the 54 local Senior Games program serving all 100 North Carolina counties. 

Join the Gaston County Senior Games for fun and fitness and celebrate yourselves!

See the Schedule of Events in our registration packet for more specific information

This program is sanctioned by North Carolina Senior Games, Inc. NCSG is sponsored state wide by the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services.

 

REGISTRATION

Early Bird Entry Deadline – February 7, 2014

Final Entry Deadline Feb. 14, 2014

 

SILVERARTS SHOWCASE

Tuesday, March 11 – Friday, March 14 -- Gaston County Senior Center (Dallas)

Come and see the talents of our area Silver Artists on display. Categories include visual, heritage and Literary Arts. OPEN to the public for viewing Wednesday – Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm & Friday 8:00am-10:00am.

 

SILVERARTS AWARDS CEREMONY

Friday, March 14, – 10:00am -- Gaston County Senior Center (Dallas)

All Silver Arts participants will be honored at this awards ceremony.  Silver Arts medals will be given out

 

OPENING CEREMONIES

Saturday, March 29, 9:00 am -- Sims Legion Park Gastonia -- Celebrate the opening of the Gaston County Senior Games with family and friends, and watch the games. **Fun Walk, Softball Throw, Football Throw, Spin Casting and Non-competitive Corn Hole** will take place at the Opening Ceremonies. See page 3 for inclement weather information

 

SILVERARTS FOLLIES & CHEERLEADERS

Saturday, March 29– 6:30pm -- Gastonia Adult Recreation Center

Enjoy the talents of the Silver Arts performers (singers, dancers, comedians, cheerleaders etc). .

 

CLOSING CEREMONIES & SPONSOR DINNER

Saturday, April 26 at 6:00pm -- Gaston County Senior Center (Dallas)

All participants are invited to dinner and dancing to the tunes of our favorite DJ to officially close out the games and thank all our sponsors for their support.  Participant tickets are free and guest tickets may be purchased for $10.00 on the Entry Form or at the Gaston County Senior Center in Dallas until Friday, April 12th at 12:00pm.