Registration is underway for the 2013 Empire State Senior Games. The Empire State Senior Games is an planned sports and leisure program for those age 50 and older which provides recreational opportunities, encourages fitness as a life-long activity, promotes the positive image of seniors, combines sports and games with fitness, fun and fellowship, and advocates true competition in its purest form. Joe Robach has been a long time supporter of the Empire State Senior Games and believes the secret to longevity is to stay active throughout our lives.
This year, the Senior Games will fun from June 2-9, 2013 in Cortland, NY. Participants must be at least 50 years of age on or before December 31, 2013, and a New York State Resident. There are 9 age categories: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+. Joe Robach encourages not only his constituents who are seniors, but all seniors of Monroe County to register for this outstanding event. To register, log onto www.nyseniorgames.com or contact their main office at 1-800-859-2227.
Some of the events included in this years Empire State Senior Games include: The Triathalon, Golf, Pickleball, Shuffleboard, Badminton, Bowling, a 5k Road Race, Tennis, Archery, Raquetball, Cycling, and Ping Pong. There are currently two options for lodging while in Cortland. Participants my use the Residence Halls at Suny Cortland. The fee is $32.00 per night for a single room, or $27.00 per night for a double room. Participants also have the option of staying at the host hotel, Country Inn & Suites with a nightly cost of $109 per person. As someone who has been a longtime advocate for seniors in the Rochester community, Joe Robach has long admired seniors who prepare and train for these games. Joe Robach hopes someday he has the ability to partake in the Empire State Senior Games.