The 25th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games start today and will continue through Sunday at venues throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties, which partner yearly to host the event.
Table tennis is just one of the many events of the Gulf Coast Senior Games starting today.
The games promote and maintain health and wellness and enhance the quality of life for the counties' residents who are more than 50 years old, said Scott Jalwan, Sarasota County Parks and Recreation event coordinator.
Events include archery, basketball shooting, bocce, bowling, cribbage, cycling, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, racquetball, 5-kilometer road race, shuffleboard, swimming, table tennis, tennis, and track and field. For a complete listing of events and times, visit www.scgov.net/parksandrecreation.
The Gulf Coast Senior Games is a local qualifier for the 2014 Florida Senior Games State Championships — scheduled for Lee County Dec. 6 to Dec. 14.
For more information, contact the Sarasota County at 941-861-5000.
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