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Rockingham County, N.C., March 9, 2022 — Reidsville Family YMCA and Eden Family YMCA, a part of the YMCA of Greensboro, will host the tennis and swimming events for Rockingham County’s North Carolina Senior Games on May 9 and 11. The Rockingham County Participant registration is open until March 31.  

The North Carolina Senior Games began in 1983 with a vision to create a year-round health promotion and wellness education program for adults 50 years of age and better. Senior Games is a local event that is sponsored statewide by the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services. Participants can compete to attend the North Carolina State Games held in Raleigh, North Carolina before moving on to the national games in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

“We are thrilled to host the Rockingham County North Carolina Senior Games again this year,” said Heather Whitsett, group vice president of Rockingham County YMCAs. “The Y strives to provide excellent services and opportunities for the active older adult community in Rockingham County and this partnership with the NC Senior Games is a great example of that commitment.”  

The Rockingham County YMCAs offer robust amenities and facilities for the community, including the community’s senior population. Eden Family YMCA features three outdoor tennis courts, four baseball fields, indoor swimming pool, basketball gym, wellness center, two racquetball courts, and group exercise studios. Reidsville Family YMCA features an indoor swimming pool, basketball gym, wellness center, sauna, steam room and group exercise studios.  

Participants can register before March 18 for $10 or register between March 19 and March 31 for $12. Spectators are welcome for all events. For more information, or to register for the North Carolina Senior Games, visit ncseniorgames.org/Rockingham. To learn more about the YMCA’s Active Older Adult classes, visit ymcagreensboro.org/AOA.  

About the YMCA of Greensboro 
The YMCA of Greensboro was founded in 1889 with a mission to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Through its eight branches and YMCA Camp Weaver, the YMCA of Greensboro is strengthening the foundations of our community by offering a warm and friendly environment where people of all ages, races, faiths, beliefs, and physical and financial abilities participate in programs and experiences that make a positive difference in their lives. For more information on the YMCA of Greensboro, visit ymcagreensboro.org