Start Date: Jun. 13, 2013 End Date: Jun. 16, 2013 Time: 8:00 AM
Sign up today to compete, make friends and more at this year’s Iowa Senior Olympics, which will be held this summer in the Des Moines area.
A variety of sports including golf, tennis, track and field, bowling, swimming, racquetball, Pickleball®, horseshoes and basketball will be available for participants. One of the highlights will be the annual Granny Basketball® tournament, in which players wearing vintage uniforms play basketball games following the rules for six-on-six basketball. The games are open to anyone who will be age fifty and up at the end of this year calendar year.
You can register online at www.iowaseniorolympics.com, via mail to 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50265 or as a walk-in to the West Des Moines Community School District’s temporary offices at 815 8th Street, West Des Moines (just south of Grand Avenue and north of the Valley Junction area).
The registration fee up to May 18 is $35 per person, after which it goes up to $40. There are additional fees for those participating in bowling or golf. Registrations which are mailed in must be postmarked no later than June 3. The deadline for on-line registration is 6 p.m. June 7.
For more information about the games, please call the office at 515-633-5011 or visit the Iowa Senior Olympics website at www.iowaseniorolympics.com.