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Sullivan County's Senior Games Welcomes Players and Volunteers

Senior Games Walk competitors

Monticello, NY – Let the fun begin! Sullivan County’s Senior Games are returning to Monticello this month, and if you’re 55 or older, you can join in, either as a competitor or a volunteer!

Sponsored by the Sullivan County Office for the Aging and the Monticello Parks & Recreation Department, a bevy of friendly competitive sports will be on tap at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center in Monticello, starting with the opening ceremony and breakfast at 8 a.m. Monday, September 24.

  • Monday, September 24: 1-Mile Walk (around the Sullivan County Government Center), Co-Ed Corn Hole/Ladder Toss, Men’s Horseshoes, Tai Chi, Women’s Ping-Pong, Co-Ed Bowling, Women’s Shuffleboard and Co-Ed Air Hockey
  • Tuesday, September 25: Men’s Bocci, Co-Ed Shuffleboard Doubles, Co-Ed Golf Putting, Men’s Darts, Co-Ed Football Throw, Mahjong, Co-Ed Cup Throw, Women’s Horseshoes and Co-Ed Football Throw
  • Wednesday, September 26: Women’s Bocci, Tai Chi, Men’s Shuffleboard, Co-Ed Cup Throw, Women’s Darts, Co-Ed Bowling, Co-Ed Basketball Shooting, Co-Ed Corn Hole/Ladder Toss
  • Thursday, September 27: Co-Ed Pinochle, Mahjong and Scrabble

A celebratory luncheon and bingo will close out the Games on September 27. Medals will be given to the top three contenders in each category.

Volunteers are welcome and needed to organize and operate the Games. But if you want to compete, only 115 paid registrants can be accommodated, so sign up today! Send your name, gender, phone number, and email address to Monticello Senior Games, c/o Nellie Culligan, 19 Stackhouse Road, Monticello, NY 12701. Please include a $7 registration fee made out to “Sullivan County Senior Games,” which will entitle you to a t-shirt, the breakfast and luncheon, the opening and closing ceremonies, and bingo and door prizes.

For more information, contact the Office for the Aging at 845-807-0241.