Senior Olympics under way
5/16/2014, 6 a.m.
DeKalb baby boomers and golden agers are showing off their skills at the Senior Olympics now under way through May 23 at venues across the county.
The Games, presented by the DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs, kicked off May 16 at Agnes Scott College in Decatur. They feature individual events and team sports in track and field, billiards, Wii bowling, bowling, golf, basketball free throw, basketball 3-on-3, singles and doubles tennis, table tennis and ballroom dancing.
On May 19, participants 50 and older will compete in swimming and water volleyball from 10 a.m. to noon at Beulah Baptist Family Life Center, 2340 Clifton Springs Road in Decatur. Country western dancing takes place 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell Drive in Decatur.
A Health and Safety Information Expo takes place May 23 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive in Decatur. There also will be a line dance jamboree and closing event.
For a schedule of events, visit http://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/parks/pr-senior-olympics.html.