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NEWS RELEASE

City of Goodyear, Arizona

Public Information Office

For Immediate Release: Sept. 17, 2008

Contact:  Nora Fascenelli – PIO and Media Relations, City of Goodyear

Direct 623-882-7061, Cell 623-695-0846

nora.fascenelli@goodyearaz.gov

           

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.

 

List of 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

            Push/Press 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

            When:                          November 5, 2008

            Time:                           7:30 a.m. sign-in begins

            Where:                        Avondale Friendship park, 12325 W. McDowell Road

            Registration Costs:    $5 per person per event

            Cost:                           Free admission to the public. Cost for food, drinks.      

 

Remember, registration deadline is October 31, 2008.


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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749