The opening ceremony of Senior Games 2015 in Gorlice was held by the mayor of the city and other officials on 23.09.
The event was organised on PZU Pathway – a sport area recently built for the local community by the Polish Insurance Company – PZU.
The sport development officer, with the help of many volunteers from “Sport Makers” organisation, had organised multiple activities for the elderly athletes to participate in – a 4-kilometer Nordic walking race, speedminton, football, basketball, grass ring, grass volleyball, stone lifting and darts. The participants were also able to take part in a Zumba class, held by a professional Zumba trainer.
After the Medal Award Ceremony all participants along with their families joined the integration party – live music and barbeque.
Gorlice, Poland wants to encourage seniors to practice sport and to be physically active in their everyday life and make the Senior Games an annual tradition.
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