CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Adults 50 and up can register now through May 6 for Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s 50 Plus Games. The mission of the 50 Plus Games is to encourage participants to maintain an active lifestyle and continue participation in sports and recreational activities through friendly, low-impact competition.
This year’s events will be May 13-18 at venues across Clarksville, including Crow Recreation Center, Swan Lake Sports Complex, Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center, Austin Peay State University Foy Center, Ajax Turner Senior Center, D&D Black Light Mini Golf, Uffelman Estates, and Rossview High School track. Competitors will face off for bragging rights, as well as medals in 28 events, including horseshoes, table tennis, track & field, bowling, basketball free throw, pickleball, 3D black light mini golf, and cycling.
Participants who register before April 20 qualify for the early bird rate of $25. The fee to register April 20 to May 6 is $30. Registration fee includes a complimentary swag bag, dinner ticket, and event T-shirt. Registration for bowling is an additional $6.50 per person, per event, and registration for mini golf is an additional $4 per person. Additional t-shirts (sizes not guaranteed) are also available for purchase for $10 each, while supplies last.
50 Plus Games will begin with a reception at 10 a.m. Monday, May 13 at Uffelman Estates, 215 Uffelman Drive. A closing dinner and awards ceremony will feature a “Rock ‘n’ Roll through the Ages” theme and will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at William O. Beach Civic Hall. One ticket for the closing dinner is included in the registration cost for participants, but an additional ticket for a guest may be purchased for $10 each per participant.
Volunteer scorekeepers are needed for each day of competition. No experience is necessary.
To register, volunteer, or to receive more information, please visit www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec or contact the Clarksville Parks & Recreation at (931) 645-7476. As an alternative to online registration, hard copy registration forms are available at the Parks & Recreation office at 102 Public Square or any City of Clarksville recreation center.
50 Plus Games is presented by the Clarksville Parks & Recreation and sponsored by Uffelman Estates, Tiny Town Villages, F&M Bank, Allstate Insurance Morford Agency, Austin Peay State University, Cumberland Bank & Trust, Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center, D&D Black Light Mini Golf, and Montgomery County.