PINEDALE, WYO – Now in it’s eleventh year, the Wyoming Senior Winter Games in Pinedale will take place February 7-9 and will feature a wide range of events including alpine and nordic skiing, skate skiing, swimming, pickleball and fat tire biking. The Games are open to all participants aged fifty and over.
Pinedale boasts some of the finest Nordic Ski trails in the Rocky Mountain west, plenty of Alpine trails at White Pine Ski Resort, perfectly groomed ice at the Sublette County Ice Arena, and an 82,000 sq. ft. recreation center in the Pinedale Aquatic Center (swim/pickleball venue).
In addition to the competition, this year’s Games will also feature a kickoff concert on Thursday night at the Pinedale Auditorium headlined by John McEuen, a founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
A closing night banquet on Saturday, Feb. 9 will allow participants and their guests to enjoy happy hour, a slideshow of all events, dinner and music. Banquet guest speaker is Miekka Zanders, Executive Director of Legacy Lodge in Jackson Hole, who will speak on the importance of psychological and relationship health as a priority in total wellness. On Friday, White Pine Ski Resort is hosting a French Meal as part of their International Dinner Club ($45/person, reservations required).
For registration, discounted lodging rates, and a full schedule of events please visit WYSeniorOlympics.com. Also, check out the Facebook Event page. The $50 registration fee covers all competitions and banquet. Additional banquet tickets for guests as well as tickets to the John McEuen concert and White Pine International dinner must be purchased separately.
For area information, check out VisitPinedale.org.