The Polk Senior Games provide an annual series of competitive athletic and recreational events for men and women 50 years and over. The Games offer something for everyone - the serious competitor, the fun at heart, the seasoned athlete, and the physically challenged.
This two-week series of Olympic-style competition is for men and women 50 and over as of December 31 of the competition year.
Most events are grouped by gender in five-year age increments. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are presented in each event and age division.
Polk County residency is not required.
Game Divisions Include:
Archery, Badminton, Bag Toss (Cornhole), Basketball Shooting, Basketball 3 on 3, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Ballroom and Social Dancing, Square Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, Golf 18 Hole Singles and Mixed Doubles, Golf Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass Kick,Racquetball, Road Race 5K, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Pistol, Rifle, Skeet, Sporting Clays and Trap Shooting, Shuffleboard, Softball, Sudoku, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track, and Walking
Locations vary throughout Polk County.
Visit polkseniorgames.org or call (863) 533-0055 for more information.