Register now for senior games

Published 9:31 am Thursday, March 1, 2018

By Jessica Smith

Health/Wellness Coordinator

Davie Senior Services

Remember that dream you had to be an athlete or artist?

Now is the time and Senior Games is the way. Davie County Senior Games is celebrating its 25th year. In recognition of the anniversary, here are 25 reasons to participate in Senior Games, all from Davie participants:

1. Keeps you young at heart.

2. Meet new people.

3. Challenge yourself to keep growing.

4. 50 is the new 30.

5. Stay active.

6. Fellowship.

7. Make your grandkids proud.

8. Express your creativity.

9. Break stereotypes of aging.

10. Inspire others.

11. Gets you off the couch.

12. Show off your talents.

13. Learn new things.

14. Get exercise.

15. Play is important at any age.

16. Stay healthy.

17. Be part of a community.

18. Benefits your body and mind.

19. Remain involved.

20. Have fun.

21. Get a great t-shirt.

22. Friendly competition.

23. Win a medal.

24. Represent Davie County.

25. Just do it.

Davie County Senior Games are open to any resident of Davie County who is 50 years of age or better. Athletes are invited to participate in one of the 64 events, including cornhole, pickleball, horseshoes, football throw, swimming, track and field events, and many more. Artists are encouraged to submit work for heritage, visual, literary, or performing arts.

Registration for the 2018 Davie County Senior Games is open. Pick up a form at Davie County Senior Services or find it at Registration forms must be returned to Senior Services by March 16.

For more information, contact Jessica Smith, local coordinator, at 336-753-6230 or