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Fulton Golden Games kick off April 29

March 11, 2015

Fulton Golden GamesJohns Creek is looking for competitors 50 years old or older to represent the City in the 21st annual Fulton Golden Games, an Olympic-style series of events and activities, April 29 – May 21.

Participants compete in track and field events, a tennis tournament, a golf tournament, bocce ball competition, Wii bowling, swimming and more. The Opening Ceremonies will be held Wednesday, April 29 at the Alpharetta Community Center in Wills Park.

The Golden Games also offer low-impact activities such as billiards, bridge, nature hikes and more.
Several events will be hosted by Park Place at Newtown School, including:
  • Poker Tournament, May 1, 1 p.m., light refreshments included
  • Tailgate Games, May 11, 10 a.m. (includes lawn games, ladder golf, horseshoes and lunch)
  • Autrey Mill Nature Hike, May 12, 10 a.m., lunch included (at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve)
  •  Canasta Tournament, May 14, 1 p.m. , light refreshments included
Registration for the Golden Games, sponsored by Johns Creek and other cities in Fulton County, costs $15 and includes participation to all the games, a T-shirt, the dance and awards ceremony lunch. There are additional costs for golf, bowling, and bocce ball tournaments. 
 
Entry forms and additional information are available at Park Place at Newtown School or you can download registration forms and check the schedule of events.
 
A luncheon and awards ceremony will be held Thursday, May 21at the Harriet G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Complex in Atlanta.
 
The final event will be a health and wellness expo on Wednesday, May 27 at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell.
 
For questions or assistance, please call Park Place at Newtown School at 678-512-3430.
What: Fulton Golden Games
Who: Adults age 50 and older
When: April 29 – May 21
Where: Various locations across Fulton County
Cost: $15 registration fee, includes T-shirt and Opening Ceremonies picnic lunch