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The mission of the York County Senior Games is to promote healthy lifestyles and fitness for York County men and women age 50 and over through competitive activities. The Senior Games are organized by the York County Area Agency on Aging in conjunction with the Senior Games Planning Committee, a membership of community and business volunteers.
Any York County resident, 50 years of age or older as of Dec. 31, 2019, may participate. Age groups are 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, and 90+. Medals will be awarded within each age group. Some events are open to men and women separately.
Registration has begun for the 2019 Games. There is a $15 registration fee for an unlimited number of events. Events will include annual favorites such as Cornhole, horseshoes, shuffleboard, throws, basketball hot shots, pinochle, Wii bowling and the seventh year of the triathlon. New for 2019 is Pickleball!
All registrations must be postmarked by the June 7 registration deadline. Registrations should be received as early as possible because of limited openings in some events. The registration fee is non-refundable. There are additional fees, payable at the event site, for some events.
Registration booklets will be available at many locations throughout the county, or can be obtained by contacting the York County Area Agency on Aging at (717) 771-9001 or 1(800) 632-9073. Registration booklets and forms are also available to download from this site.
The Opening Ceremony and Closing Celebration for the Games will be free and open to the public. The Opening Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 18 at 8:15 a.m. in the Central York High School cafeteria at 601 Mundis Mill Road in Springettsbury Township. All participants and their families are encouraged to attend the ceremony, which will feature a color guard, parade of athletes and official torch ceremony.
The closing celebration will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at the Central York High School cafeteria. This event will celebrate the week of activities, recognize triathlon medal winners and be a special time of sharing. Participants and their families are invited to enjoy some ice cream and fellowship.
Volunteers are also sought to help support the games. It’s a particularly great opportunity for adult civic organizations, church groups, high school and college students or businesses. All volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, call (717) 771-9001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer surveys can be downloaded at the links below.
The Senior Games are made possible by the financial support of local businesses, organizations and individuals. Many thanks to our wonderful 2019 sponsors! Sponsors and donations are always accepted, as they will continue to support the Games and ensure future success. Businesses and organizations that are interested in making financial contributions can contact the Senior Games at (717) 771-9001 or by email at email@example.com.
The primary focus of the York County Area Agency on Aging is to provide education, advocacy and coordination of community-based services to empower older adults to maximize their independence and quality of life.
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The York/Adams HealthChoices Management Unit (HCMU) was created in 2001 as one of the Human Services departments which oversees the drug and alcohol and mental health services funded through the Medicaid HealthChoices Program.
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