Persons 40 years and over are being encouraged to ???Get Ready!’ for this year’s National Senior Games.

Athletes will have the opportunity, once again, to compete in basketball, archery, cycling, table tennis, tennis and netball. They may also display their athletic prowess at the track and field meet which will culminate the games on Saturday, April 21, at the National Stadium, Waterford, St. Michael.

Registration forms will be available from February 1, at the National Assistance Board, Murrell House, Country Road, St. Michael; the National Sports Council, Welches, St. Michael; Sports and Games Limited, Corner of Roebuck and James Street, St. Michael; and the Barbados Olympic Association, Garfield Sobers Complex, Wildey, St. Michael.

Persons who are interested in participating in table tennis and basketball should register by Friday, March 16, while cyclists should register by Saturday, March 24. Athletes registering for track and field events and the road race should do so by Monday, March 26 and persons desirous of competing in tennis and netball should register by Thursday, March 29. Archers may register before Wednesday, April 11.

Further information on the National Senior Games may be obtained by contacting the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development at 310-1600/1610/1809.


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