NEWPORT - The Newport Parks and Recreation Department will present the second annual Oregon Coast Geezer Games in Newport June 16 and 17. Athletes age 50 and older are invited to show off their athletic skills.

Events include swimming, ping pong, tennis, track and field, and basketball. On Sunday, there will be a 5K run.

Winners in all events will receive awards. Participants may sign up as an individual or as a team. Every participant will receive an Oregon Coast Geezer Games T-shirt.

Visit the Newport Senior Activity Center Web Site for more information and an entry form: or call (541) 265-9617. Anyone would like to become a sponsor and help promote senior health is asked to contact Peggy O'Callaghan at (541) 574-5459.


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