Ontario Senior Games Association

Site: Chatham-Kent 55+ Games District 33A

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Record #: CHK3805 Last Modified: 19 Oct 2014 Last Full Update: 20 Aug 2014
Contact Information
Office PhoneOffice: cell 226 881-2453 (local Chatham number)
Primary ContactDon Hector, District 33A Coordinator, Chatham-Kent Senior Games Association; Phone: 226-881-2453; Email: ckseniorgames@hotmail.ca
Alternate ContactBarb Ferren, Chatham-Kent Senior Games; Phone: 519-355-8689; Email: district33a_alternate@ontarioseniorgames.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)The Chatham-Kent Senior Games Association offers 35 to 40 events that are hosted across the Municipality throughout the year. These included most types of card games, (duplicate and contract bridge, echure , bid euchre, 6 handed pepper ) ,cribbage, scrabble, crokinole, shuffleboard, 5 and 10 pin bowling, carpet bowling , lawn bowling, prediction sports ( walking, nordic walking, swimming, skating, triathlon), pickleball,golf, tennis, table tennis, badminton, hockey, curling, volleyball, slopitch, pool (9 ball), horseshoes, cycling, and bocce. Winners of these events qualify to go on to Regional and Provincial events for the respective spring and fall games.
DatesEach year District 55+ Summer Games are held between April and June, to qualify for Regional games in odd numbered years and Provincial games during even numbered years. During October and November each year District 55+ Winter Games are held. Qualifying events are held during even numbered years for Provincial games that take place in odd numbered years.
MeetingsThe Chatham-Kent Senior Games Committee meets 6 to 7 times per year. This committee is represented by 11 senior centres across Chatham-Kent plus members representing the various events that we offer and host throughout the year. We are always looking for new and creative ways to reach out to 55+ adults in our community.
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityAges: 55 year(s) and up 
Adults 55 yrs plus
ApplicationA schedule for Spring and Fall games are released in late January and late August respectively each year. Schedules and instructions for registering are available at all Senior Centres in Chatham-Kent . These are also available through the Chatham-Kent Senior Games web link: http://www.ontarioseniorgames.ca/district_page.asp?id=33 or contact Don Hector at ckseniorgames@hotmail.ca or phone 226 881-2453
FeesEvent fees vary depending on the event. The OSGA annual membership fee (April 1 to March 31 membership year ) is $8.00 this fee entitles participants to participate in all 35-40 events that are offered throughout the year. A nominal fee of $3.00 / event is the typical fee for each event with lunch offered at some events if the event starts in the morning.
Agency Information
FundingDonations ; Fees - Membership
Site Information
Located In CommunityChatham
Address & Map
Active Lifestyle Centre
20 Merritt Ave
Chatham, ON N7M 6G9
IntersectionMerritt Ave and Plantation Place
Mailing Addressc/o Don Hector c/o Active Lifestyle Centre 
20 Merritt Ave 
Chatham, ON N7M 6G9
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking; barrier-free entrance; accessible washrooms
Service CategoriesGeneral Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Older Adults ; Special Events ~ Older Adults ~ Sports/Recreation Issues