Olympia, WA – (June 27, 2012) – The Washington Senior Games, now in its 16th year of running the largest Olympic-style multi-sport event in Washington, will be hosted by the Puget Sound Senior Games from July 7 to August 5, 2012 in the South Puget Sound area. Athletes must be 50 years of age or older and need to submit an application by July 16, 2012 (July 9, 2012 softball). There is a registration fee of $33 with a sport event fee of $9 (except golf) and the forms can be found atwww.pugetsoundgames.com. If you have questions you can call the Puget Sound Senior Games Information Line at (360) 413-0148.
Events for the 2012 Washington State Senior Games include archery (July 21), basketball, badminton (August 5), bowling, cowboy action shooting, cycling (July 7), dance (July 7), golf (July 19), pickleball, pool/8-Ball, race walking, racquetball, 5 & 10K runs, shuffleboard, soccer (August 4-5), softball (July 14, 15, 21 and 22), swimming, table tennis, tennis, track & field (July 26-29) and volleyball.
The Puget Sound Senior Games is an all-volunteer 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing a forum that initiates and encourages camaraderie through athletic competition and the Olympic spirit. The event assists in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and promotes positive healthy activities for the participants, their families and the communities where they live.