You are “Never too old for Gold” at the Reno-Tahoe Senior Summer Games. The Games feature a series of competitions loosely organized in Olympics fashion, with gold, silver, and bronze medals awarded to the top three finishers in each event. The Summer Games will run from August 4 through 26, 2017. The finale is a closing ceremonies luncheon at Idlewild Park in Reno. Participants compete by age group and must be 50+.

Registration is now open for both individuals and teams. The basic fee is $25, plus an additional fee for each event. Get more details about registering from “2017 Reno-Tahoe Senior Summer Games.” Registration closes on August 1, 2017. Here are the events…

  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Lunch / Closing Ceremony
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball Skills
  • Beanbag Baseball
  • Billiards/8-Ball
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling
  • Card/Chance/Games\
  • Climbing Wall
  • Croquet
  • Fly Casting
  • Go Karts
  • Golf
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Obstacle Course
  • Pickleball
  • Pictionary
  • Shuffleboard
  • Soccer Skills
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Walk Race

The goal of the Reno-Tahoe Senior Summer Games is to promote fitness programs and activities for Reno area seniors. Sponsors are the City of Reno Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services and the City of Reno Senior Advisory Committee.

Community education opportunities abound in the Reno area. Three institutions of higher education offer college credit, non-credit personal enrichment (recreation, creative) and professional development courses. These are Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), and Western Nevada College (WNC) in Carson City.

The largest selection of community education courses is offered by Workforce Development and Community Education (WDCE) at TMCC. There are a number of career certificate programs and a big selection of personal enrichment classes.

At UNR, Extended Studies offers professional development courses, certificate programs, online courses, and academic credit courses and programs. In addition, Extended Studies supports numerous programs that are of interest to the community at large. A couple of these are Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and the Fleischmann Planetarium.

Community / Continuing Education at Western Nevada College offers a wide variety of courses, including career development, self-improvement, and just fun.

Get more details about all of these programs from “Community Education in Reno.”

You are “Never too old for Gold” at the Reno-Tahoe Senior Winter Games. The Games feature a series of competitions organized in Olympics fashion, with gold, silver, and bronze medals awarded to the top three finishers in each event. The Winter Games will run from January 28 through February 14, 2017. The finale is a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance at the Eldorado Hotel Casino in Reno. Participants compete by age group and must be 50+.

Registration is now open for both individuals and teams. The basic fee is $25, plus $10 for most events. The Valentine’s Day party is included. There are additional fees with some events. Get more details about registering from “Reno-Tahoe Senior Winter Games.” Here are the events…

  • Opening Ceremonies at the Sands Regency – January 28, 2017
  • Archery
  • Basketball Skills
  • Beanbag Baseball
  • Bowling
  • Card Games (Cribbage, Poker, Minnesota)
  • Chance Games (Slot Tournament)
  • Cross Country Skiing / Snowshoeing
  • Fly Casting
  • Go Karts
  • Ice Hockey / Ice Skating
  • Pickleball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Ski / Snowboard Racing
  • Table Tennis
  • Valentine’s Day Dance at the Eldorado Hotel Casino – February 14, 2017

The goal of the Reno-Tahoe Senior Games is to promote fitness programs and activities for Reno area seniors. Sponsors are the City of Reno Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services, Senior Care Plus and the City of Reno Senior Advisory Committee.