The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department and Humana are proud to present the Pensacola Senior Games. During the month of September each year, athletes age 50 and better can compete in 21 sporting events including bocce, horse shoes, bowling, darts, track and field, tennis, swimming, and more. Whether this is your first year to compete or you are a seasoned athlete, we are sure you’ll find an event just for you!
The Pensacola Senior Games are sanctioned by the Florida Sports Foundation and is a qualifier for the Florida Senior Games held at the end of each year in Broward County.
Gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded to each age group in each event. A closing ceremony complete with food, giveaways, and sponsor booths is held at the Bayview Senior Center from 4 to 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of the games to celebrate the accomplishments of all participants.
Registration opens each July and participants can register at the Vickrey Resource Center at 2130 Summit Blvd. The cost is $10 for your first event which includes registration, t-shirt, and admission to the closing ceremony. Each additional event costs $1. There are additional fees for golf and bowling.
Join us in congratulating Pensacola Senior Games sprinter, John Hurd, on being recognized by Florida Senior Games as a top athlete in the state! Mr. Hurd has been a Senior Games participant for nearly 30 years and has won over 156 gold medals for his efforts on the track! Mr. Hurd has his eyes set out to compete and qualify for the 2021 Florida Senior Games in the 90-94 age group. We'll be rooting him on every step of the way! Click on the photo of Mr. John Hurd below to read more about his journey.