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    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

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    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

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    June 3-4

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    Yankton Missouri River

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    Missouri River Yankton

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    Meridian Bridge

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Senior Games

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2019 Senior Games

olympic_flag_ringsThe Center and the City of Yankton’s Recreation Department are hosting the 2019 Yankton Senior Games for Seniors 50 years and older from any community on August 2-3.  Participants 49 years old who turn 50 on or before December 31, 2019 are eligible to participate. 

Yankton Senior Games’ events will include 8 Ball Pool, Shuffleboard, Bean Bag Toss, Table Tennis, Horseshoes, and Disc Golf on Friday, August 2 and Track & Field and Basketball on Saturday, August 3.   

Registration forms may be picked up at The Center or the Summit Activities Center and participants are encouraged to pre-register in order to prevent cancellation of events.  There is a nonrefundable, $2 entry fee per event or a $5 entry fee for unlimited events.  For additional information, please call The Center at 605-665-4685.  Remember to follow the Yankton Department of Parks and Recreation on our Facebook Page. 


Friday, August 2 – The Center, 900 Whiting Drive:

 10:00-11:30 AM  Bean Bag Toss                                          
 11:30 AM-1:00 PM   8 Ball Pool 
 1:00-3:00 PM  Shuffleboard
 2:30-4:00 PM  Table Tennis


Friday, August 2 – Fantle Memorial Park, Intersection of 19th St and College St:

 5:30-7:00 PM  Horseshoes                             
 5:30-7:00 PM  Disc Golf

Saturday, August 3 – Summit Activities Center, 1801 Summit Street:

*Track and Field Events will be held at the Yankton High School Track located directly north of the Summit Activities Center. Basketball will be located in the Summit Activities Center Gym.

 8:30-10:30 AM 

 Throwing Events

  • Javelin
  • Shot Put
  • Hammer
  • Discus
  • Softball Throw
 9:30-11:10 AM

 Running Events

  • 800M and 1500M Runs (run at same time)
  • 50M Dash
  • 100M Dash
  • 1500M Walk
  • 400M Dash
  • 400M Walk
  • 200M Dash
 11:15 AM-12:00 PM

 Jumping Events

  • Long Jump
  • Standing Long Jump
 10:30 AM-12:30 PM  Basketball Free Throws and Spot-Shot


Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to prevent cancellation of events.

Please send pre-registration form and fee to:

Department of Parks and Recreation
Attn: Senior Games
416 Walnut St, P.O. Box 176
Yankton, SD 57078

Registration Form


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