Be an Olympian by taking part in the Senior Games in Kannapolis

Be an Olympian by taking part in the Senior Games in Kannapolis
(Source: Cabarrus County)

KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) - How can you experience medal-winning glory without going to a foreign country?  By taking part in the Senior Games in Cabarrus County.

On Tuesday, March 13,from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Village Park, learn more about how to become a Cabarrus County Senior Game Champion. The meeting is free and open to Kannapolis residents. Lunch will be provided. Village Park is located at 700 West C. Street.

Senior Games is a celebration of the human spirit. This year-round program of sports and arts includes archery, corn hole, cycling, golf, horseshoes, pickle ball, race walking, racquetball, shuffleboard, swimming, tennis and track & field. Art categories include cheerleading, heritage, literary, performing and visual. There is truly something for everyone in Senior Games.

Requirements to participate in the Cabarrus County Senior Games are to:

o   Be age 50 or older as of December 31 of the program year

o   Be a NC resident at least three consecutive months per year

o   Reside in Cabarrus County

o   Do not participate in the same sport/ event in another local games during the year.

Senior Games are sponsored by Cabarrus County Active Living and Parks, the Parks & Recreation Departments of Harrisburg, the City of Kannapolis, and the City of Concord.

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