SALISBURY, MD---Everyone grows older. Some just find different ways to enjoy it.
With help from Salisbury University, seniors on the Delmarva Peninsula are celebrating their age during the seventh annual Eastern Shore Senior Games, scheduled Thursday-Sunday, May 4-7.
Participants compete in a variety of athletic activities, both individual and team. Events include aquatics, badminton, bowling, floor and foul basketball shooting, golf, tennis, table tennis, and track and field. Team events include softball and volleyball.
Participants also are sought for a non-competitive line dancing exhibition in connection with the opening reception at noon Friday, May 5, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center.
The games are open to men and women age 50 and over. The registration fee is $25 before Wednesday, March 15, $30 from March 16-30 and $50 after on a space-available basis. Registration deadline is midnight Friday, March 31. There is no on-site registration.
Participation is open to residents of Maryland, Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Virginia. A current Motor Vehicle Administration ID is required as proof of eligibility. Age for competition is determined by the participant’s age as of December 31, 2006.
The games are made possible through the support of the SU Department of Health, Physical Education and Human Performance; Phi Epsilon Kappa physical education honors fraternity, Salisbury University Foundation; Sea Gull Century; Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates, PA; Deer Run Golf Course, Cherokee Lanes and Wicomico County Recreation, Parks and Tourism.
For a registration booklet or more information, call Dr. Carol Wood at 410-548-3256 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu. "