Win­ter Games just around the cor­ner

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Get your win­ter sports gear ready for the Vogue Op­ti­cal Pro­vin­cial 55-Plus Win­ter Games Feb. 22 to 27 in Sum­mer­side.

Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line is Wed­nes­day, Feb. 10. No late reg­is­tra­tions will be ac­cepted.

Events in­clude hockey, curl­ing, stick curl­ing, pick­le­ball, bowl­ing, snow­shoe­ing, walk­ing, skat­ing, auc­tion 45s, swim­ming, crib­bage, con­tract bridge, squash, du­pli­cate bridge, 8-ball pool, darts, croki­nole, and Scrab­ble.

There will also be an open­ing cer­e­mony and a clos­ing cel­e­bra­tion ban­quet.

Peo­ple are en­cour­aged to par­tic­i­pate in the friendly com­pe­ti­tion.

Curl­ing and stick curl­ing take place at the Sil­ver Fox Curl­ing and Yacht club, with curl­ing (women’s open, men’s open, 55plus mixed, 65-plus mixed) go­ing Feb. 22 to 24, and two-per­son stick curl­ing (women’s and men’s open) tak­ing place Feb. 25 to 26.

En­try fee is $15 per per­son per event, plus a $5 per per­son ad­min­is­tra­tion fee. There is a $20 charge for the cel­e­bra­tion cer­e­mony and din­ner. En­try forms are avail­able at P.E.I. curl­ing fa­cil­i­ties.

There is no charge to at­tend the health and well­ness expo on Fri­day, Feb. 26.

Reg­is­ter on­line at www.pei55­plus­games­so­ci­ety.ca.

Pay­ments can be made via etrans­fer or by mail­ing (P.E.I. 55+ Games So­ci­ety, 203 - 40 En­man Cres­cent, Char­lot­te­town, PE, C1E 1E6) or drop­ping off a cheque or cash to Credit Union Place or the P.E.I. 55+ Games of­fice at 40 En­man Cres­cent in Char­lot­te­town. Reg­is­tra­tion is not com­plete un­til pay­ment is re­ceived.

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