The Yukon Parks and Recreation Department is proud to promote the 17th Annual Yukon Senior Games, The Games will be held April 6th through 15th.
If you’re over 50 and like competition, Yukon Senior Games may be for you! Sponsored by Yukon Parks and Recreation, Senior Games is looking for active persons 50 years and older to compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Yukon’s Senior Games is an Olympic-style sports event designed to promote healthy lifestyles for seniors through fitness, sports, active lifestyle and athletic competition.
Participants compete according to age brackets: 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 79; 80 – 84, 85 - 89 and 90 and up. Age is determined as of December 31, 2018. Medals are awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category.
Events included in the Yukon Senior Games are: Archery 900 Round (Barebow Recurve, Compound Fingers, Compound Release, Compound Barebow and Olympic Recurve), Archery 20 yard Indoor (Traditional and Compound), Basketball (Free Throw, Three Pointers, Hot Shot, 3 on 3 and Timed Dribbling), Bowling (Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles), Cornhole, Golf, Horseshoes, Pickleball (Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles), Pool (8 Ball), Table Tennis (Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles), Team Softball, Track (50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m Racewalk, 1500m) and Field (Discus, Hammer Throw, Shot Put, Javelin, High Jump, Running Long Jump, Standing Long Jump, Triple Jump and Pole Vault), Washer Pitching, and Weightlifting (Arm Curl, Bench Press, Leg Press, Push Ups and Sit Ups).
Registration fee is $25.00. You may enter up to four events for the $25 fee, any additional events after four will cost an additional $5 each. Track and Field participants will be limited to 6 events within that sport. Golf and Bowling will require an additional facility fee. Golf will require green fees and 1/2 cart (approx $25 per player). Bowling will require a lane fee per event (approx $8 per bowling event). All facility fees will be paid the day of that event!
Event details and schedule
Friday April 6, 2018
5:00 p.m. Opening Gala Dale Robertson Center
Saturday April 7, 2018
8:00 a.m. Track and Field Yukon Middle School Track
Monday April 9, 2018
1:00 p.m. Pool-8 ball Spanish Cove
6:00 p.m. Horseshoes, Washers and Cornhole Yukon City Park
Tuesday April 10, 2018
8:00 a.m. Pickleball-Doubles Jackie Cooper Gym
1:00 p.m. Weightlifting Valir Fitness Plus
Wednesday April 11, 2018
8:00 a.m. Pickleball-Mixed Jackie Cooper Gym
9:00 a.m. Golf Lake Hefner Golf Club-North
3:00 p.m. Bowling-Singles Heritage Lanes (OKC)
Thursday April 12, 2018
8:00 a.m. Pickleball-Singles Jackie Cooper Gym
1:00 p.m. Bowling-Doubles Heritage Lanes (OKC)
3:00 p.m. Bowling-Mixed Heritage Lanes (OKC)
Friday April 13, 2018
8:30 a.m. BKB-Free Throws and Dribbling Jackie Cooper Gym
10:00 a.m. BKB-Three Pointers and Hot Shot Jackie Cooper Gym
11:00 a.m. BKB-3 on 3 Half Court Jackie Cooper Gym
Saturday April 14, 2018
9:00 a.m. Archery-900 Round Lakeview Elem. School
9:00 a.m. Softball Hilcrest Park
10:00 a.m. Table Tennis-Singles Jackie Cooper Gym
12:00 p.m. Table Tennis-Doubles Jackie Cooper Gym
1:00 p.m. Archery-20 yard indoor Traditions Archery
2:00 p.m. Table Tennis-Mixed Jackie Cooper Gym
Sunday April 8, 2018
9:00 a.m. Softball Hilcrest Park
Please keep these competition times in mind when registering for your events.
Events will not start late to accommodate late arriving athletes.
Yukon Parks and Recreation