Senior ladies playing tennisMandate

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.

Recent History

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent successfully hosted the 2009 and the 2011 South Western Regional Senior Games.

Man golfing

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.

Motto

Senior Games motto: FUN, FRIENDS, FITNESS!!!

“Man does not cease to play because he grows old…He grows old because he ceases to play.”

Senior Games Ceremony
- George Bernard Shaw