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Gaston County Senior Games

April 5, 2016 – May 14, 2016

Senior GamesIn 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.


Entry Deadline March 11, 2016

2016 Senior Games Entry Packet



Wednesday, April 6 – Friday, April 8 -- 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-4:00pm & Friday 8:00am-10:00am.



Friday, April 8, 11:00am -- Gaston County Senior Center (Dallas)

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


Saturday, April 9, 8:00am  Sims Legion Park
Celebrate the opening of the Gaston County Senior Games with family and friends, and watch the games. **Fun Walk, Spin Casting, Softball Throw, Football throw and Non-Competitive Corn Hole will take place after Opening Ceremonies.



Saturday, April 23, 6:00pm – Adult Recreation Center, Gastonia

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


Saturday, May 14 at 6:00pm -- Adult Recreation Center

All participants are invited to dinner and dancing with Marty Vanderflip to officially close out the games and thank all our sponsors and volunteers 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 30th at 12:00pm.

For more information, please contact Ellen Fenters at 704-922-2165.