Seniors can register today for North Fulton Golden Games

Olympics-style event for seniors kicks off May 1 in Johns Creek

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Johns Creek is looking for competitors 50 years old or older to represent the city in the 19th annual North Fulton Golden Games, an Olympics-style series of games, May 1-23. Registration ends April 19.

The month-long competition, which starts May 1, includes sports such as swimming, track and field and even rock-climbing. It also includes a middle range of athletics, such as bowling, washer toss, horseshoes, shuffleboard and basketball free-throws.

The Golden Games also offers low-impact activities such as billiards, bridge, poker and bocce ball. Many events will be staged in Johns Creek’s Newtown Park, which is hosting the opening ceremony Wednesday, May 1.

Registration for the Golden Games costs $15. The registration fee includes a T-shirt, lunch and entry into several Golden Games competitions. Some sports, such as golf and tennis, carry additional fees.

To register or view the list of sports and schedules, visit http://www.roswellslc.org/ramblers/golden_games_2012.htm. For more information, call 770-667-5030.