. . . Qualifying Site of California State Championships
Last year William Jackson took first place in the 25-yard men's backstroke in the 80-84 year-old division and Karen Vaughn won the women's high jump in the 50-54 year-old division.
Now is the time for active seniors to begin training and setting goals for the 2014 Pasadena Senior Games.
With more than 30 competitive athletic events from archery to volleyball, the Pasadena Senior Games will take place from May 24 to June 29. This is the Southern California qualifying site for the California Senior Games Championships. The National Senior Games are scheduled for summer 2015 in Minnesota.
Registration is now open for any U.S. athletes ages 50 and older who want to compete in the Pasadena Senior Games. Registration is fee-based.
The schedule is as follows:
May 24 – Men's doubles pickleball, women's singles pickleball
May 25 – Women's doubles pickleball, men's singles pickleball
May 26 – Mixed doubles pickleball
May 30 and 31 – Coed softball
May 31 – Singles bowling
May 31 and June 1 – Soccer
June 1 – Badminton, doubles bowling, mixed doubles bowling, power lifting
June 5 – Singles shuffleboard
June 6 – Doubles shuffleboard
June 7 – 300 round archery, 1500 meter power walking, 1500 meter race walk, 5000 meter race walk, track and field
June 8 – 900 round archery, men's basketball, men's 3x3 basketball, rope climb, pull ups, strength challenge
June 14 – Billiards, lawn bowling, pushups, table tennis
June 17 – 5K cycling time trials, 40K cycling road race
June 18 – 10K cycling time trials, 20K cycling road race
June 21 – Women's basketball, disc golf, extreme strength and fitness, horseshoes, singles racquetball, doubles tennis, mixed doubles tennis
June 21 and 22 – Women's 3x3 basketball, softball
June 22 – Doubles racquetball, mixed doubles racquetball, advanced swimming, novice swimming, singles tennis
June 23 – 5K power walking, 10K power walking
June 28 – 5K road race, 10K road race, women's volleyball
June 29 – 5K fun walk, 5K race walk, 10K race walk, men's volleyball
All competitions will take place in Pasadena and some other cities in Los Angeles County. There is no charge for spectators of all ages to watch sporting events. Volunteers are needed!
To register and for more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org or call (626) 685-6724(626) 685-6724. The National Senior Games are scheduled for summer 2015 in Minnesota.
The Pasadena Senior Games are organized through the Pasadena Senior Center. Results of the 2013 Pasadena Senior Games as well as images are available here.
The National Senior Games Association is a nonprofit member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and governs the National Senior Games, the largest multisport event in the world for seniors.
[Founded in 1959, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and over in a friendly environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.]