For Immediate Release: Sept. 17, 2008
Contact: Nora Fascenelli – PIO
and Media Relations, City of Goodyear
623-882-7061, Cell 623-695-0846
Bocce, basketball and bridge
There’s something for everyone at the
West Valley Senior Games
GOODYEAR, ARIZ. – If you’re 50 years young and ready for fun, don’t
miss the inaugural West Valley Senior Games on Wednesday, November 5 at Friendship Park in Avondale.
All Senior Community Centers and Adult Living Communities throughout the valley are invited to
attend the event as part of their field trip offerings. A health and resource
fair will also be featured, along with booths offering materials of interest to
seniors. West Valley Senior Games is endorsed by Arizona Senior Olympics.
The games are
sponsored by the Luke West Valley Recreation Committee, a subcommittee of the
Luke West Valley Mayor’s Council. Goodyear and other West Valley cities are
members of the Council and have worked together to make the West Valley Senior
Games a reality.
Oct. 31 is
the deadline for registering to participate. Seniors can register individually,
and community centers and community field trips can be arranged by contacting Shawnte
Johnson at the City of Tolleson at 623-936-2705. Or visit www.westvalleyrecreation.com or call Ruth
Espinoza at 623-333-2413 or 602-291-0346.
events: Basketball 3on 3 Men’s Competitive
Bocce - Men, Women, Co Rec teams Competitive
Horseshoes – Men and Women singles, Co Rec Competitive only
Pickleball – Men’s and Women’s, Mixed Doubles, Competitive
5K Run – Competitive
Weightlifting – Men and Women, Competitive only
Bridge, Dominoes, Corn Hole – Tournaments
Tai Chi and Archery demonstrations - free
5K Fun Walk- free
Inaugural West Valley Senior Games
November 5, 2008
7:30 a.m. sign-in begins
Avondale Friendship park, 12325 W. McDowell Road
Costs: $5 per person per event
Free admission to the public. Cost for food, drinks.
registration deadline is October 31, 2008.