MARGATE, FL – (January 16, 2014) – The City of Margate is proud to announce the 35th Annual Margate Senior Games, hosted by the Margate Parks and Recreation Department and the Northwest Focal Point Senior Center, to be held from March 10th – 14th, at various locations throughout the City.
This popular program, endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, boasts several hundred seniors participating annually and has a variety of events planned to appeal to everyone’s area of interest. Outdoor events include horseshoes, shuffleboard, golf putting, basketball, petanque and bocce. The games will also feature indoor events such as Wii Bowling, Wii Table Tennis, billiards and bowling. Additional events, new to 2014, may include pickleball and sand volleyball.
The City of Margate invites anyone 60 years of age or older to participate in the 2014 Senior Games. There is something for everyone wishing to "compete" individually or as a team. Entry applications, which include a full schedule of events, are available at the Parks and Recreation Department, 6199 NW 10th Street, and at the Northwest Focal Point Senior Center, 6009 NW 10th Street. The deadline for submitting entry forms is Wednesday, March 6th 2014.
Get your cameras ready as gold, silver and bronze medals will be presented to the winners at an awards ceremony to be held on Tuesday, March 18th, at the Northwest Focal Point Senior Center.
For more information go to www.margatefl.com or call 954-972-6458.