The City of Destin will host the Destin-Emerald Coast Senior Olympic Games 2015 beginning in February. These Olympic-style games are a series qualifier for the Florida Senior Games held in Clearwater, Fla., December 5-13, 2015. The games are open to Florida residents and non-residents.
Fourteen events are scheduled to take place in and around Destin with the first event beginning Feb. 6 at the Destin Community Center. All seniors age 50 and older can participate. Age divisions have been set for all events. The registration deadline is four days prior to each event. The cost is $10 for the first event and $5 for each additional event.
Participants can register online, in person at the Community Center or download the registration packet from the website and mail the forms to the Community Center.
The 2015 Games include:
Basketball-Free ThrowBasketball-Spot Shooting
TennisTrack & Field
For more information about the Destin-Emerald Coast Senior Olympics, including dates, locations and times of the events, visit the city’s website and click “Senior Olympic Games 2015!” on the left-hand side of the home page or call the Community Center at (850) 654-5184.