Do your athletic abilities get better with age? Are you in denial that you qualify for the “senior” group? Does the phrase “friendly competition” get your adrenaline flowing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, whip out those spectacles and keep reading…
The Reno-Tahoe Senior Winter Games is a program dedicated to promoting and implementing fitness programs and activities for people 50 years and older. Participants compete within age groups to win gold, silver, and bronze medals. The games include ski racing, table tennis, pickleball, baggo, poker, bowling, ice skating, hockey slap shot, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.
The events take place February 4-14, 2013 at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino, Sky Tavern Ski Resort, Mt. Rose Ski Resort, High Bowling Sierra Lanes, and the Rink on the River.
The cost of participation is $20 before January 25, $30 after January 25. The participation fee includes the cost of the Reno-Tahoe Senior Games competition bib, entrance and dinner at the Valentine’s Day dance, and a Reno-Tahoe Senior Games t-shirt. In addition to the registration fee, each competition event has a $10 cost, except for cross country skiing which is $15. For more information or to register, please call (775) 344-2262 or visit www.reno.gov/seniorgames.