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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Delaware County Senior Games 2016

The 2016 Delaware County Senior Games were held from June 13-24 at venues across Delaware County. For two weeks, 643 athletes, age 50-100, participated in a variety of sporting events which included Bocce, Table Tennis, Golf, Wii Bowling, and more. Gold, silver, and bronze medals were awarded in each age group. The culminating event for the games is a Winners Circle Reception which was held July 6 at the Drexelbrook Events Center. Participants enjoyed a buffet lunch, highlights, and a slide show with photos from the games.

The 2016 Delaware County Senior Games opened with Bocce at Rose Tree Park in Media.

The 2016 Delaware County Senior Games opened with Bocce at Rose Tree Park in Media.

Johnny Walker takes his turn at Bocce.

Johnny Walker takes his turn at Bocce.

Executive Director, Marianne Grace, (left) with Senior Games athletes at Rose Tree Park

Executive Director, Marianne Grace, (left) with Senior Games athletes at Rose Tree Park

Linda Desiderio gives Bocce a try.

Linda Desiderio gives Bocce a try.

County Councilman Dave White,(second from left), poses with 9 Hole golfers at Clayton Park golf course.

County Councilman Dave White,(second from left), poses with 9 Hole golfers at Clayton Park golf course.

Mija Paek ready to take the shot.

Mija Paek ready to take the shot.

Dan Ramos pulls his cart along the course.

Dan Ramos pulls his cart along the course.

Medal time

Medal time

Shotgun start at Paxon Hollow for 18 Hole Golf

Shotgun start at Paxon Hollow for 18 Hole Golf

Getting ready for the putt

Getting ready for the putt

What a swing!

What a swing!

Brothers...and medal winners

Brothers...and medal winners

Sye Brandman, age 100, the Senior Games' oldest athlete, competes in Singles Bowling at Sproul Lanes.

Sye Brandman, age 100, the Senior Games' oldest athlete, competes in Singles Bowling at Sproul Lanes.

Strike!

Strike!

Trying for a spare

Trying for a spare

Proud medal winners

Proud medal winners

Discussing strategy

Discussing strategy

Matt Brady, 69, of Holmes takes a shot.

Matt Brady, 69, of Holmes takes a shot.

Stan Smith, 67, of Prospect Park, lines up a shot.

Stan Smith, 67, of Prospect Park, lines up a shot.

Smile, ladies

Smile, ladies

Keeping cool at Horseshoes

Keeping cool at Horseshoes

Nadine Atkinson, 63, of Springfield takes the throw.

Nadine Atkinson, 63, of Springfield takes the throw.

Francine Carter, 58, of Eddystone takes a snack break.

Francine Carter, 58, of Eddystone takes a snack break.

Medal winners

Medal winners

Putting on the 18th hole

Putting on the 18th hole

Elaine Caldwell, 82, of Aldan hopes for a hole in one.

Elaine Caldwell, 82, of Aldan hopes for a hole in one.

Waiting for the winners to be announced

Waiting for the winners to be announced

Medalists

Medalists

Pickleball Doubles

Pickleball Doubles

Pickleball Mixed Doubles

Pickleball Mixed Doubles

Bonnie Strang, 73, of Media is ready to play.

Bonnie Strang, 73, of Media is ready to play.

Barbara Lenzi, 68, of Media competes in Shuffleboard.

Barbara Lenzi, 68, of Media competes in Shuffleboard.

Looks like a good one!

Looks like a good one!

Enjoying the scenery at the Ridley Township Swim Club

Enjoying the scenery at the Ridley Township Swim Club

Jean Iannotti, 73, of Boothwyn, competes in Shuffleboard.

Jean Iannotti, 73, of Boothwyn, competes in Shuffleboard.

Jared Melson, 63, of Havertown serves.

Jared Melson, 63, of Havertown serves.

Women's Doubles

Women's Doubles

Men's Singles

Men's Singles

Medal winners

Medal winners

Long Jump

Long Jump

Football Toss

Football Toss

On your mark, get set, GO!

On your mark, get set, GO!

Waiting for medal results

Waiting for medal results

Hoping for a strike

Hoping for a strike

Wii Bowling

Wii Bowling

Waiting for a turn at Wii Bowling

Waiting for a turn at Wii Bowling

What form!

What form!

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The 2016 Delaware County Senior Games opened with Bocce at Rose Tree Park in Media. Johnny Walker takes his turn at Bocce. Executive Director, Marianne Grace, (left) with Senior Games athletes at Rose Tree Park Linda Desiderio gives Bocce a try. County Councilman Dave White,(second from left), poses with 9 Hole golfers at Clayton Park golf course. Mija Paek ready to take the shot. Dan Ramos pulls his cart along the course. Medal time Shotgun start at Paxon Hollow for 18 Hole Golf Getting ready for the putt What a swing! Brothers...and medal winners Sye Brandman, age 100, the Senior Games' oldest athlete, competes in Singles Bowling at Sproul Lanes. Strike! Trying for a spare Proud medal winners Discussing strategy Matt Brady, 69, of Holmes takes a shot. Stan Smith, 67, of Prospect Park, lines up a shot. Smile, ladies Keeping cool at Horseshoes Nadine Atkinson, 63, of Springfield takes the throw. Francine Carter, 58, of Eddystone takes a snack break. Medal winners Putting on the 18th hole Elaine Caldwell, 82, of Aldan hopes for a hole in one. Waiting for the winners to be announced Medalists Pickleball Doubles Pickleball Mixed Doubles Bonnie Strang, 73, of Media is ready to play. Barbara Lenzi, 68, of Media competes in Shuffleboard. Looks like a good one! Enjoying the scenery at the Ridley Township Swim Club Jean Iannotti, 73, of Boothwyn, competes in Shuffleboard. Jared Melson, 63, of Havertown serves. Women's Doubles Men's Singles Medal winners Long Jump Football Toss On your mark, get set, GO! Waiting for medal results Hoping for a strike Wii Bowling Waiting for a turn at Wii Bowling What form!