18th annual Western Colorado Senior Games: Aug 19-25th

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Grand Junction Parks and Recreation is hosting the 18th annual Western Colorado Senior Games August 19 through August 25.

This week-long competition is designed to bring the 50+ community together for friendly athletic competition. New events this year include disc golf and indoor cycling.

Monday's events kick off with bocce ball at 8:30 a.m. Followed by billiards 8 ball, table tennis, and disc golf.

There are several other events throughout the week including swimming, bowling, golf, and darts.

Full list below.

Monday, August 19:
-Bocce Ball at 8:00 a.m., Hawthorne Park, 400 Gunnison Ave.

-Billiards 8 Ball at 9:00 a.m., Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

-Table Tennis at 2:00 p.m., Bookcliff Activity Center, 540 ½ 29 ¼ Rd.

-Disc Golf at 5:30 p.m., Watson Island, 729 Struthers Ave.

Tuesday, August 20:
-5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m., Canyon View Park: Baseball Shelter, 730 24 Rd. (east side)

-Cornhole at 9:00 a.m., Canyon View: Liberty Cap, 730 24 Rd.

-Golf: 2 Person Scramble at 3:00 p.m., Lincoln Park Golf Course, 800 Mantlo Cr.

Wednesday, August 21:
-Longest Drive at 7:30 a.m., Lincoln Park Club House (9th Fairway), 800 Mantlo Cr.

-Golf Chip/Putt at 9:00 a.m., Lincoln Park Golf Course, 800 Mantlo Cr.

-Basketball Shoot at 1:00 p.m., Bookcliff Activity Center, 540 ½ 29 ¼ Rd.

-Cribbage at 2:00 p.m., Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

Thursday, August 22:
-Swimming at 7:30 a.m., Orchard Mesa Pool, 2736 Unaweep Ave.

-Horseshoes at 9:00 a.m., Canyon View Horseshoe Pits, 730 24 Rd. (northeast side)

-Billiards 9 Ball at 9:00 a.m., Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

-Bowling at 1:00 p.m., Orchard Mesa Lanes, 295 27 Rd.

Friday, August 23:
-Field Events Shot/Discus at 7:00 a.m., Lincoln Park Sports Complex, 910 No. 12th St.

-Other Field Events at 7:30 a.m., Lincoln Park Sports Complex, 910 No. 12th St.

-Track Events at 9:00 a.m., Lincoln Park Sports Complex, 910 No. 12th St.

-Pinochle at 1:00 p.m., Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

-Steel Tip Darts at 1:00 p.m., Eagle Aerie, 1674 US 50

Saturday, August 24:
-Pickleball at 9:00 a.m., Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts, 1340 Gunnison Ave.

Sunday, August 25:
-Pickleball at 9:00 a.m., Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts, 1340 Gunnison Ave.



 
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