The Heart of the Lakes Senior Games was a success for over 100 athletes representing 22 communities over the weekend in Madison. All events including horseshoes, track and field, pickle ball, and bowling saw numerous competitors ranging from age 50 to over 90 years old. Event organizer Bernie Schuurmans was happy to see the vast range of athletes from all over.
Schuurmans also saw increased participation in multiple indoor events and cycling.
The Heart of the Lakes Senior Games in 2019 will take place a week after the Fourth of July weekend. Those who qualified for the State Senior Games will complete September 6-9th in Sioux Falls.