El Paso Senior Games begin with swimming on Saturday

El Paso Senior Games begin with swimming on Saturday
Courtesy El Paso Parks & Rec
Positively El Paso
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 4:56pm

The Cigna HealthSpring and Urgent Care Home Health Inc. El Paso Senior Games first event of the 2014 season will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Memorial Park Aquatic Center, 3251 Copper Ave. Next week at 1:00 p.m. the Table Tennis competition will be held on Monday, March 3rd and Pickle Ball will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

The event is being hosted by the City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department. The 2014 Inductees to the El Paso Senior Games Hall of Fame are Sylvia Trujillo and Stuart Golberg, two athletes who have excelled in the Games for a number of years.

The Senior Games will have a variety of competitive sporting events on an individual and team basis for the next twelve weeks, culminating with an awards banquet at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2013 at Hilos de Plata Senior Center, 4451 Delta St. with a separate fee of $6. Participants in the El Paso Senior Games must be 50 years old to compete.

Registration fee:

  • $15 Includes 2 events and an official Senior Games T-Shirt
  • $5 Cost of each additional event
  • $45 Includes cost to participate in all events
EVENT
DATE
TIME
LOCATION
Swimming March 1st 9 am Memorial Park Aquatic Center, 3251 Copper Ave.
Table Tennis March 3rd 1 pm Table Tennis Club, 2727 Wyoming St.
Pickle Ball March 8th 9 am Gary del Palacio Recreation Ctr., 3001 Parkwood
Huachas March 12th 9 am Memorial Senior Center, 1800 Byron St.
Race Walk March 15th 8 am Eastwood Park, 3001 Parkwood Dr.
Bowling March 20th 9 am Bowl El Paso, 11144 Pellicano Dr.
Basketball March 22nd 9 am Don Haskins Recreation Center, 7400 High Ridge St.
Volleyball March 22nd 9 am Don Haskins Recreation Center, 7400 High Ridge St.
Cycling April 5th 8 am Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Dr.
Road Race April 12th 8 am Hidden Valley Park, 200 Coconut Tree Lane
Golf April 16th 8 am Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Dr.
Racquetball April 26th 7 am Pavo Real Recreation Center, 9301 Alameda Ave.
Tennis April 26th 8:30 am Memorial Park Tennis Courts, 3251 Copper Ave.
Horseshoes April 30th 9 am Eastside Senior Center, 3200 Fierro St.
Track & Field May 3rd 9 am Montwood High School, 10070 Montwood
Banquet May 14th 6 pm Hilos de Plata Senior Center, 4451 Delta Dr.

For more information, call El Paso Parks and Recreation at (915) 544-0753 or visit www.elpasotexas.gov/parks.

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