LISTEN HERE: The HUB of New Mexico Christian Internet Radio Station www.thehubnm.com had Cecilia J. Acosta, Executive Director
NM Senior Olympics, to tell us all about the New Mexico Senior Olympics 2016.
New Mexico Senior Olympics Summer Games features over 107 events in 27+ different sports. There are 130+ communities and 28 Local Game Sites across the state encouraging a healthy lifestyle in mature adults 50+. New Mexico Senior Olympics offers State Team Tournaments in Basketball 3 on 3, Softball, and Volleyball, which are open to out-of-state teams.
New Mexico Senior Olympics is dedicated to provide adults 50+ with opportunities for a healthy active lifestyle. Our mission is to promote physical fitness for seniors statewide: provide year-round opportunities and motivation for adults 50+ to participate in local, state and national games.
How to get started: Get in contact with your Local Coordinator and compete with a sanctioned Local Game Site in your county (You can compete at any of the Local Game Sites outside of your county with the stipulation that an athlete must also qualify in a minimum of 1 event at the game site in the county he/she resides in). The events you compete in at Locals are the events you will be eligible to register for at State Games, all you need to do now is register for the State Summer Games via online or mail (please click on the following links to get registered for State Games, online registration or paper registration booklet). It’s just that easy!
Call 1-888-623-6676 or(575) 623-5777. Or go to nmseniorolympics.org to find out more info and to find the local qualifying games in your county.