Senior Regional Games 2020

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Join Upper Hutt City Council, Hutt City Council, Wellington City Council, Age Concern, Sport Wellington and other local partners on Tuesday 3 November for the 2020 Senior Regional Games.

Suitable for the active; less active than I used to be; only active if I get to see my mates; and those keen to come and watch others be active, this free event offers independent older adults the opportunity to participate in fun physical and social activities, meet new people, and learn more about what activities are regularly available in the community.

This event is about knocking down boundaries and challenging assumptions that the older you get, the fewer opportunities to stay active there are. From badminton to bowls to dancing, there will be something for everyone. So bring your friends and whānau to celebrate together, participate in friendly competition, and try something new!

All participants will need to register for the 2020 Senior Regional Games. There are no restrictions on who can come; however, the event is designed to celebrate older independent adults (60 years plus) in our communities.

Register now for Senior regional games 2020

Venue

Click here for more information about the ASB Sports Centre facility

Getting there 

There is a range of ways which you can travel to the ASB Sports Centre including:

Bring your own vehicle, there is plenty of free onsite parking. 

Come via public transport. The final stop is Rongotai Road at Troy Street which will get you within a 2 minute/200 metre walk of the ASB Sports Centre. Click here to find out which buses stop near the centre.

There is a free bus from the Hutt Valley that will be taking Senior Regional Games participants to and from the ASB Sports Centre. You’ll need to make your way to one of the bus departure locations below. Buses will be returning via the same stops at the completion of the games. 

  • Upper Hutt (H20 Xtream Pool carpark departing at 8:45 AM) and Lower Hutt (Lower Hutt Events Centre departing at 9:15 AM)
Activities

Other fun games and activities include:

Boccia, SpinPoi, Snag Golf, Hula hooping, Giant Jenga, Connect 4, Cornhole, board games and more! 

Clothing

Wear clothes you are comfortable to move around in, and shoes that are sturdy with a good grippy sole

 

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The day will start with an official opening at the ASB Sports Centre, followed by a range of sports/activities and will conclude with prizes and celebrations. 

Stay tuned for more information as we finalise what activities, entertainment, and special guests will be a part of the day. There will are a number of lead-in events across the wider Wellington region in the build-up to the 2020 Senior Regional Games. Find out more information about the lead-up events happening in your area:

Wellington  |   Lower Hutt   |   Upper Hutt

To never miss an update, make sure you’re following our Community Strength and Balance Facebook page.

We’ll be taking extra precautions with this event, in line with Government COVID-19 regulations, to keep all participants and staff safe. Read a summary of these actions. 

 

Senior Reg. Games 2020