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Iowa Senior Olympics sign-up

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:01 p.m. CST

Registration is now open for the forthcoming Iowa Senior Olympics, which will be held this summer at various venues around the Des Moines area.

The games are open to all participants who will be 50 and older this year. Some of the events include basketball, bowling, track and field, shuffleboard, Pickleball, tennis, swimming, table tennis and golf.

A highlight of this year's event is the annual Granny Basketball Tournament, which features basketball being played by the traditional rules for six-on-six basketball by players in vintage uniforms.

People can register at or visit the Iowa Senior Olympics office at 815 8th St., West Des Moines, IA 50265.

The registration fee $40. Mail-in registrations must be postmarked no later than June 3 and online registrations will end 6 p.m. June 7.

For more information, call 515-633-5011 or visit

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