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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Apr 11

The Virginia Senior Games Coming in May!

Posted on April 11, 2016 at 8:48 AM by Communications Department

The 2016 Virginia Senior Games are coming to Newport News 4-11 senior games Cycling_SCon May 18 – 21. Athletes age 50 and older from throughout Virginia will compete in 18 sports at various venues in the city. This is the fourth consecutive year that Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism has hosted the Virginia Senior Games. Unlike other competitions, the Senior Games do not require a qualifying score to compete. Medalists (except for Billiards and Softball) will qualify to compete in Birmingham, Alabama at the 2017 Summer National Senior Games.

The public is encouraged to attend the free events 4-11_senior_games_Track_GroupSCand cheer on seniors as they compete in archery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cycling, disc golf, golf, horseshoes, pickelball, racquetball, road race, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track & field, and Volleyball.

For information call 757-926-1400.