FUN COMPETITION

Wake County Senior Games are open to people ages 50 and up who live throughout the Triangle region. Wake County residency is not required to participate. All participants must be a North Carolina resident for three consecutive months of the year.

Individuals compete for awards in their own gender and age category within five year increments (50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+). Official 2022 North Carolina Senior Games Rules Book.

Wake County Senior Games will be in-person games in 2022. Details are subject to change.

2022 Athletic Event Schedule:

5K Run
Tues., April 5, 9 a.m. – noon – Green Hills County Park, Raleigh

Basketball Shooting / Basketball 3-on-3 Tournament
Fri., April 29, 6 p.m. – John Brown Community Center, Apex

Billiards
Wed., March 30, 3 p.m. (change from original time)- Buck’s Billiards – Raleigh

Bowling Singles
Mon., April 11, 10 a.m. – noon – Buffaloe Lanes North, Raleigh

Cornhole

Sun., April 24, 1 – 4 p.m. – Poole Family YMCA, Garner

Cycling
Tues., March 29, 9 a.m. – noon – Green Hills County Park, Raleigh

Golf Tournament
Wed., April 6, 9 a.m. shotgun start – Eagle Ridge Golf Club, Raleigh

Horseshoes
*Rain Reschedule* Mon., April 25, 9:30 a.m. – Athens Drive High School, Raleigh

Pickleball Singles
Tues., April 26, 9 a.m. – John Brown Community Center, Apex
Pickleball Singles format
2022 Pickleball Singles brackets- updated 4/18/2022

Pickleball Doubles
Thurs., April 21, 9 a.m. – Bond Park Community Center, Cary
Pickleball doubles brackets

Pickleball Mixed Doubles
Fri., April 22, 9 a.m. – Bond Park Community Center, Cary
Pickleball mixed doubles brackets

Shuffleboard
*Rain Reschedule* Mon., April 25, 9:30 a.m. – Athens High School, Raleigh

Swimming
Tues., April 19, 9:30 a.m. – Optimist Pool, Raleigh
Participants may enter a maximum of 6 swimming events
50 Yd./ 100 Yd. / 200 Yd. – Breaststroke
50 Yd. / 100 Yd. / 200 Yd. – Butterfly
50 Yd. / 100 Yd. / 200 Yd. – Freestyle
50 Yd. / 100 Yd. / 200 Yd. – Backstroke
100 Yd. / 200 Yd. – Individual Medley
500 Yd. Freestyle

Table Tennis
Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles
Thurs., April 7, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Impact Table Tennis, Cary

Tennis Flex Tournament
Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles
Late March-April
Players/Partners will schedule matches on their own with deadlines to report results. This new tournament style allows players flexibility to compete at a time, date and location that’s mutually convenient. An email address and phone number are required to participate.

Track and Field
Tues., April 12, 9 a.m. – Athens Drive High School, Raleigh
Rain date: Thus., April 14, 9 a.m. – Athens Drive High School, Raleigh

Track & Field schedule of events (updated 4/4/22):
9:00am-11:00am: Field events (must be done before 11:00)
9:30am: 1500M Race Walk / 1500M Power Walk (EXCEPT Men’s 90-94 PW)
10:00am: 800M Run
10:15am: 5K Race Walk / 5K Power Walk / Men’s 90-94 1500M Power Walk
11:00am: 400M Run
11:30am: 200M Run
11:45am: 100M Dash
12:30pm: 50M Dash
1:00pm: 1500M Run

*Reschedule and location change* – (held in conjunction with Johnston County Games)
Friday, April 22- 10:00am
Shot Put/Discus held at Clayton High School