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The City of Laguna Niguel is proud to present its inaugural “Senior Games” to promote physical and mental health and fitness among Laguna Niguel senior citizens by encouraging them to maintain healthy lifestyles. "The excitement surrounding the upcoming Senior Games is a precursor to the thrill of competition that will be enjoyed by participants and spectators. Opportunities to engage in fun and healthy activities are why Laguna Niguel is such a great city to live," said Mayor Elaine Gennawey. Senior Games include: Pickleball, Billiards, Soccer, Swimming, Bocce Ball, and Table Tennis.
The official start of the Senior Games is the Opening Ceremony on Friday, March 9, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sea Country Senior and Community Center courtyard. We are pleased to announce that two-time French former Olympian swimmer, Yann de Fabrique, will be our Opening Ceremony keynote speaker. With an impressive swim record and passion for swimming, Mr. Fabrique will talk about the importance of staying connected and active in sports to promote good health.
Yann de Fabrique's Swimming Career:
* Participated in two Olympic Games in '92 and '96 (finalist at both Olympics)
* World Championships Finalist
* World University Games (two Gold, four Silver and two Bronze medals) - '93, '95 and '97
* World Cup (one Silver and three Bronze)
* European Championships (Bronze Medal)
* Five-Time US Open Champion
* Three-Time US National Champion
* Collegiate All-American at University of North Carolina
* Ranked in the "Top 10" World Rankings in numerous events over a ten-year period
Competitions will start on Saturday, March 10, and end on Sunday, March 11. At the conclusion of the games, a Closing Ceremony will be held to honor outstanding senior athletes.
The Senior Games are open to individuals age 55 and older. Participants must bring their own equipment for the sport they are registered. Preregistration is required. Laguna Niguel resident registration began on Monday, January 22 and is free. Non-resident registration began on Monday, February 5 and there is a $10 registration fee. Register at Crown Valley Park Registration Office or Sea Country Senior and Community Center. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (949) 425-5151.
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Press Release: Laguna Niguel Kicks Off Inaugural Senior Games
City of Laguna Niguel
30111 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Tel: (949) 362-4300
Fax: (949) 362-4340
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