July 28, 2021
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City to Host Pensacola Senior Games
Sept. 10 - Sept. 26, 2021
The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled to host the Pensacola Senior Games Friday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Sept. 26. The series of game events will return for the first time since 2019.
Citizens age 50 and older may compete in 21 recreation and sporting events over the course of a two-week period. Athletes of all levels of experience are encouraged to participate. Game events will include bocce, horseshoes, bowling, darts, track and field, tennis, swimming, and more. Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals are awarded to each age group in each game event. A closing ceremony will be held at Bayview Senior Center from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26 to celebrate the accomplishments of all participants.
The 2021 Pensacola Senior Games Competition Schedule and Registration forms are now available online. Registration forms can be mailed or dropped off at Vickrey Resource Center through the scheduled date of each event. Participants will be charged $10 for their first event and $1 per additional event. Registration includes a t-shirt and admission to the closing ceremony. Additional fees for golf and bowling registration will be administered.
The Pensacola Senior Games is sanctioned by the Florida Sports Foundation and is a qualifier for the 2021 Florida Senior Games scheduled to be held Saturday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 12 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The Florida Senior Games, held annually, is dedicated to:
- Encouraging and promoting healthy lifestyles for Florida's seniors
- Providing Florida's seniors with an opportunity to compete at the local, state and national level
- Providing all senior citizens of Florida with an affordable and quality multi-sport festival they can call their own
The 2021 Pensacola Senior Games is sponsored by Cigna.
Bayview Senior Center is located at 2000 E. Lloyd. St. in Pensacola.
Vickrey Resource Center is located at 2130 Summit Blvd. in Pensacola.
For more information about City of Pensacola parks, playgrounds and programs, visit PlayPensacola.com or contact the City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department at 850-436-5670.