2015 Huntsman World Senior Games – St. George UT
It’s back again…the Huntsman World Senior Games. There’s no bigger adventure for our St. George UT seniors to enjoy. If you are a man or woman ages 55 or above, get ready for the time of your life. The Huntsman World Senior Games began in 1987 and have been going strong ever since. The games were founded by John and Daisy Morgan with a vision of an international event that all seniors could enjoy. So, now is the time when your golden years can be a bit better during this event. It helps promote physical fitness and good health for a better way of life.
The Huntsman World Senior Games have been open to all men and women who are ages 55 or above since the inception of the games. There is a small staff that works the organization year round and over 2,500 seasonal volunteers who help host the 27 athletic events over the two week period each October. The Huntsman World Senior Games have their headquarters located in Southern Utah; however, the event has become world renowned with athletes from Australia, Russia, Alaska, Japan and more that participate in the games each year. There are now tons of countries who participate in the Huntsman World Senior Games for friendly competition.
The games are not only about the athletic events, they also promote health and wellness by providing life saving screenings such as prostate and breast cancer screenings. They also screen for other serious health issues such as high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, glaucoma, loss of bone density and more. There are volunteer medical and nursing students who assist will all the screenings.
The Huntsman World Senior Games also has concerts and dances so you can enjoy more while at the event. And, there will be an awards ceremony where every participant will be acknowledged for their success in participation.
Huntsman World Senior Games Event Details
- Dates: October 5, 2015 through October 17, 2015
- The opening ceremony will be October 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm
- Times: Each event will have separate times, please check schedule below
- Location: Dixie State University
- Health Screenings: http://www.seniorgames.net/happenings/33/
- Concert & Celebration: http://www.seniorgames.net/happenings/30/
- Full Schedule: http://www.seniorgames.net/happenings/25/
- Registration: https://secure.seniorgames.net/registration/
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