Seniors face-off this weekend

The National Senior Games continue this Saturday and Sunday with basketball at the YMCA on Pinfold Street, St. Michael.

This tournament started last Sunday and culminates with the finals on April 13. All matches start at 5 p.m.

Table tennis then takes the spotlight on April 8 and continues on April 10 and 15 at the Table Tennis Centre on John Beckles Drive, St. Michael, starting at 7 p.m. each evening.

From April 8 to 19, the public can visit the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex to watch the athletes display their prowess in tennis. Matches will begin at 6 p.m. on weekdays, while on weekends they will be played from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Netball fans are encouraged to support the players from April 11 to 13 at the Netball Stadium from 6 p.m. daily, while archery will take place at the Archery Association Range, Belleview Road, Waterford, on April 13 from 2 p.m. and April 14, from 9 a.m.

On April 7 the cyclists will compete in the road race which will start on the Spring Garden Highway, opposite Weiser’s on the Bay, at 7:30 a.m.

The Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development is also encouraging persons who are interested in participating in any of the disciplines to collect registration forms from the National Sports Council, Blenheim, St. Michael, or any of the sporting associations. (SM/BGIS)††

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