Seniors


THIS MORNING'S PIEDMONT PLUS SENIOR GAMES EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED TO MONDAY, MAY 8

(EVENT TIMES WILL REMAIN THE SAME)

Download entry forms [pdf/100kb/4p]

See the 2017 PPSG Schedule [pdf/80kb/2p]

REGISTER ONLINE

2017 SilverArts information packet [pdf/100kb/4p]

2017 SilverArts insert [pdf/20kb/2p]

2017 Senior Games Rule Book [pdf/200kb/62p]

SilverArts Guidelines [pdf/40kb/3p]

If you’re 50 or “better,” there’s no finer way to stay active than to participate in the Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Silver Arts.

The Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Silver Arts are a year-round wellness and education program. Every April the program culminates with athletic, art, craft and performance competitions that draw hundreds of participants.

The Piedmont Plus Senior Games offer 38 athletic and skill events, including traditional track and field events, team sports such as basketball and softball, recreational sports such as golf and bowling, and tests of skill such as football throwing and spin casting.

Competitions are organized by gender and by age: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, etc. Mixed pairs are allowed in select events, such as bowling, pickleball and tennis. Gold, silver and bronze medalists for each event qualify for the North Carolina Senior Games, held in Raleigh during September. Medal winners at the state games qualify for the national games held every other year.

For seniors not interested or physically able to compete in sports or games, Silver Arts competitions are offered in 32 categories of heritage, visual, performing and literary arts, including painting, singing, needlecrafts and photography. Silver Arts participants also compete for medals.

Winning a medal is exciting, but the Senior Game and Silver Arts offer much greater rewards for everyone who participates. The games promote an active lifestyle, fun, and fellowship!

Contact Chuck Vestal at 336-727-2325.

Video: 2017 Piedmont Plus Senior Games signups under way (via Winston-Salem Journal)

3rd Annual Grand Games               

25 Grandparents and their children made their way to the Miller Park Recreation Center on March 4 for the third annual Grand Games. Due to the time of year all events are scheduled to be indoors to eliminate weather as a factor. Each team participated in five events in an effort to amass more points than any other team. We had HUGE scores this year as Leon Haynes and his grandson Levi scored more than 340 points. In second place was Jerry Davis and his grandson Jackson. These two teams brought home gold and every other team bought home silver medals as a momento of this very special day together. Afterwards attendees won door prizes ranging from WFU baseball tickets, to exhibition hockey tickets, to bowling and ice skating passes. We look forward to the growth of this event over the next years and hope to see  you there soon.


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2016 Fall Games

Fall Games Shuffleboard Fall Games Table Tennis

2016 PPSG SilverArts photos

2016 Quilts          2016 Painting

PPSG MONTHLY NEWSLETTER [pdf/50kb/6p]

PPSG Informational Brochure [pdf/10kb/2p]

2016 Results for Doubles & Mixed Doubles [pdf/200kb/30p]

2016 Results for Singles [pdf/200kb/50p]

2015 Piedmont Plus Athletics Results [pdf/200kb/23p]

2015 Piedmont Plus Silver Arts Results [pdf/50kb/3p]

SENIOR DISCOUNT CARD AVAILABLE

Come by the Black Phillips Smith Government center (2301 N. Patterson Avenue) to get a senior discount card. You must be 60 years of age or better, present a valid photo ID and pay $.35 if you want your senior card laminated. See where local discounts are available.

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Senior Games

CONTACT US
If you have questions regarding
Senior Games, please contact Chuck Vestal at 336-727-2325

The Senior Games Office is located in the Black-Phillips Smith Government Center at 2301 N. Patterson Ave.

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