The City of Palm Coast has extended the deadline to Friday, Oct. 25, to sign up for the Ormond Beach Senior Games sports events to be held in Palm Coast and Bunnell. In addition, an online registration option has been added to make registration easy.
Archery, dance, horseshoes and powerlifting will be held in Flagler. The Seniors Games are open to men and women ages 50 and up, and will run Oct. 26 to Nov. 2. Registration is $10 and includes a T-shirt, opening ceremony admission (Oct. 25), and participation in one sports event; participation in each additional sports event is $5.
To register, go to http://apm.activecommunities.com/palmcoastrec and click on “Activities,” then “Senior Games.” Participants may also sign up in person at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday).
Archery, Cha Cha and more Events hosted by Palm Coast include:
• Archery – 900 American Round: Oct. 26, 8 a.m., Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast; additional competition equipment fee of $5 must be paid at time of event.
• Dance (4 Events) – Cha Cha, Waltz, East Coast Swing, Rumba: Oct. 30, 6 p.m., Flagler Auditorium – 5500 E. Hwy 100, Palm Coast.
• Horseshoes (Singles): Oct. 31, 9 a.m., Old Dixie Community Park – 1250 S. Dixie Hwy., Bunnell.
• Powerlifting (Bench Press, Squat, Deadlift): Nov. 2, 8 a.m., Matanzas High School 3535 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast.
The opening ceremony will be at noon Oct. 25 at the Ormond Beach Senior Center, 351 Andrews St., Ormond Beach. The Florida Sports Foundation sanctions the Ormond Beach Senior Games and other local games in Florida each year.
The local games event may serve as a qualifier for the state championships or national championships. Qualifying criteria varies from event to event. Events may also be held locally that are not part of the state- or national-level competition.
For more information, call event coordinator Casey Ryan at 386-986-2525.