To provide older adults (55+) with the opportunity to increase their physical
and mental well-being, as well as their social interaction with others through
the participation in recreational sports and activities.
The Municipality of Chatham-Kent successfully hosted the 2009 and the 2011 South
Western Regional Senior Games.
There were 743 athletes in 2009 and 850 athletes in 2011 that came from
Waterloo/Wellington, Bruce Grey Counties, Huron/Perth Middlesex, London,
Oxford/Elgin, Windsor/Essex, Lambton and Chatham-Kent Districts to participate
in the events held in Chatham-Kent.
Senior Games motto: FUN, FRIENDS, FITNESS!!!
“Man does not cease to play because he grows old…He grows old because he
ceases to play.”
- George Bernard Shaw