Opportunity knocks for sporty seniors

  • May. 18, 2007 11:00 a.m.

Submitted by Fran Fowler-Attention seniors or those who are over 55 before September – if you want to participate in the BC Senior Games to be held in Naniamo, Sept. 12-15, please call so we can help you register, find accommodation and assist in travel!
There are many sports that you can take part in, and as we are an isolation booth we don’t have to go off-island to get on the “team”. New this year for golfers is a second category for those with an index over 33.3.
Sports: archery, badminton, bocce, bridge, carpet bowling, cribbage, cycling (novice and competitive), darts, floor curling, golf, horseshoes, ice hockey, lawn bowling, mountain biking, one act plays, slo-pitch, soccer, table tennis, tennis, swimming, track and field, whist, snooker, ice curling, chess, disc golf, dragon boat races. Most have men’s and women’s categories and many have different age classifications. Please call soon as the deadlines are around the corner – 559-4691.

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