GASTON COUNTY - The Gaston County Senior Games are one of 53 Local Games sanctioned by North Carolina Senior Games. The Senior Games are an exciting health promotion program for adults 55 years of age and better. There are a wide range of activities designed for individuals at various fitness levels. Some of these activities are golf, bowling, tennis, track, softball, basketball, corn hole, pickleball, and swimming as well as special programs such as SilverStriders, the national award winning walking program, and SilverArts, the statewide arts program that celebrates the accomplishments of North Carolina’s senior artists. The local games are where participants compete to qualify for the State Finals in September. This year’s State Finals will be the qualifying event for the 2013 National Senior Games in Cleveland, Ohio. The registration deadline, February 10, 2012, is fast approaching for the 2012 Gaston County Senior Games. Save $5 and register by the early bird registration date of February 3, 2012. Pick up your registration packet at the Gaston County Senior Centers, at our presenting sponsor Sheffield Insurance Agency located at 2505 W Franklin Blvd Gastonia, NC 28052 or online at www.gastongov.com. We hope you will join us this year and help us make the Gaston County Senior Games outstanding for the 3rd year in a row.