Active Aging Week: September 22 – 26


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News release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:

Active Aging Week: September 22 – 26

(September 19, 2014) — To celebrate Active Aging Week, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will offer opportunities for people age 50+ to participate in all drop-in activities at the Community Center for FREE! Bring a friend! Drop-in activities include: Billiards, Bingo, Bridge, Euchre, Mah Jongg, Pickleball, Table Tennis, Whamo, Wii Play, Stretch and Flex, Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Everyday Exercise.


Special events:

Cornhole Tournament
Monday, September 22, 10 am—No registration necessary.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.
Sponsored by Signature HealthCARE of Fort Wayne.

Pickleball Tournament
Monday, September 23, McMillen Park Community Center
Call 260-427-6460 to register by Monday.
9 am: Mixed doubles (if you don’t have a partner, one will be assigned to you.) Previous playing experience recommended.
1 pm: Beginners Tournament. No prior experience needed. Equipment provided.
Sponsored by Ossian and Englewood Health and Rehab.

Table Tennis Tournament
Wednesday, September 24, 10 am
Call 260-427-6460 by Tuesday to register.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.
Sponsored by Glenbrook and Bethlehem Woods.


Active Aging Week, organized by the International Council on Active Aging®, is a weeklong observance that celebrates adults ages 50 and older as fully participating members of society and promotes the benefits of leading an active and engaged lifestyle. It also highlights the ability of older adults to live well, regardless of age or health conditions.


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