2017 York County Senior Games
16th Annual York County Senior Games will be held June 19 - June 23, offering 45 events at 7 different locations. The goal is to promote healthy lifestyles and fitness for York County men and women aged 50 and older. Registrations are being accepted until June 14. Events will include the sixth year of the triathlon, as well as annual favorites such as bocce, horseshoes, shuffleboard, throws, basketball hot shots, poker and Wii bowling. There is a $15 registration fee for an unlimited number of events. New this year, is a registration deadline of Wednesday, June 14. All registrations must be postmarked by June 14. There are additional fees, payable at the event site, for some events. The Senior Games are organized by the York County Area Agency on Aging (YCAAA) in conjunction with the Senior Games Planning Committee, which is made up of community and business volunteers. Expenses for the Games are entirely underwritten by corporate sponsors, private donations and participant entry fees. Any York County resident 50 years of age or older as of Dec. 31, 2017, may participate. Age groups are 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, and 90+. Registration booklets are available at many locations throughout the county or can be obtained by contacting the York County Area Agency on Aging at (717) 771-9001 or 1 (800) 632-9073. Registration booklets and forms are also available at www.ycaaa.org on the ‘Forms and Documents’ page. The Opening Ceremony and Closing Celebration for the Games will be free and open to the public. The Opening Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at 8:15 a.m. in the Central York High School cafeteria at 601 Mundis Mill Road in Springettsbury Township. All participants and their families are encouraged to attend the ceremony, which will feature a color guard, parade of athletes and official torch ceremony. The closing celebration will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23 at the Central York High School cafeteria. This event will celebrate the week of activities, recognize triathlon medal winners and be a special time of sharing.