16th Annual UF Health Gainesville Senior Games

16th Annual UF Health Gainesville Senior Games

September 23–October 1, 2016


Various Locations

Suggested Accommodations



The 16th Annual UF Health Gainesville Senior Games will take place at different locations stretched across Alachua County from September 23 - October 1.

Final Results:

Cycling 5K - Click Here

Cycling 10K - Click Here

Track & Field / 5K - Click Here


Age Groups

50+ (Divided by 5 year increments) with all doubles and team competitors will be determined by the youngest player.

Entry Fee

$15 for first event ($5 per additional event up to six) Additional one-time facility fees required Archery: $5, Cycling: $5, Swimming: $5 Track & Field: $5


When completing the official entry form please consider the following:

  • Include total payment (Do not send cash)
  • Make checks payable to Gainesville Sports Commission.
  • Return form prior to DEADLINE of One Week Prior to Your First Event.
  • Entry confirmation and detailed event information will be mailed or emailed as soon as registration form and fees are received. If you do not receive confirmation letter within 10 business days, please call 352.338.9300.
  • Entry forms will not be processed until fees are received.
  • Mailing Address: Gainesville Sports Commission, 300 E University Avenue Ste. 100, Gainesville, FL 32601


You may enter as many sports or events as you desire (except Swimming: up to 6 events).

It is the responsibility of the athlete to make sure there are no schedule conflicts (Suggestion: do not register for more than one event per day, unless at the same facility).

Doubles partners must each fill out an entry form.

Each athlete must complete the wavier on page 9 of the registration booklet and return with entry.


Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each event with all registered participants receiving an official 2016 Senior Games Commemorative T-shirt and goodie bag.


Qualifying Information: State Championships in Clearwater, Florida (December 3-11, 2016) Top 5 in each age group for each sport will qualify, except for open competitors



  • Compund Finger, Compound Release, Recurve, Barebow Compound, Barebow Recurve


  • Free throw Shooting, Spot Field Goal Shooting, Timed Field Goal Shooting, 3v3 Half Court


  • Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles


  • 5k Time Trial, 10K Time Trial


  • 18 Hole Scratch

Pickleball - In Conjunction with Gator Country Pickleball & Pickleball Central

  • Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles
  • In need of some pickleball gear?  You can order yours at www.PickleballCentral.com and get it in plenty of time for the start of our games! 


  • 50 Yard, Butterfly, 50 Yard Freestyle, 50 Yard Breaststroke, 50 Yard Backstroke, 100 Yard Individual Medley, 100 Yard Backstroke, 100 Yard Butterfly, 100 Yard Freestyle, 100 Yard Breaststroke, 200 Yard Freestyle, 200 Yard Backstroke, 200 Yard Breaststroke, 200 Yard Individual Medley, 500 Yard Freestyle 

Table Tennis 

  • Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles

5k Race and Track & FieldPresented by Capital City Bank

  • 5K Road Race, Long Jump, Discus, Triple Jump, Javelin, Shot Put, Softball Toss, 50 Meter, 100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 1500 Meter Race Walk





Archery (Saturday Oct. 1)

  • Gator Bowmen Archery Range
  • 5830 SW 105th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608

Basketball Shooting and Basketball 3v3 Half Court (Saturday, Oct 1)

  • Santa Fe College Gymnasium
  • 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606

Bowling (Friday, Sept. 23)

  • Alley Gators Bowling Center
  • 2606 NE Waldo Rd., Gainesville, FL 32609

Cycling (Friday, Sept. 23)

  • Gainesville Auto-Plus Raceway
  • 11211 N Co Rd 225, Gainesville, FL 32609

Golf (Friday, Sept. 23)

  • Ironwood Golf Course
  • 2100 Northeast 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609

Pickleball (Saturday, Oct. 1) - In Conjunction with Gator Country Pickleball & Pickleball Central

  • Northside Park
  • 5701 NW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • In need of some pickleball gear?  You can order yours at www.PickleballCentral.com and get it in plenty of time for the start of our games! 

Swimming (Sunday, Sept. 25)

  • Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool
  • 1100 NE 14th St., Gainesville, FL 32601

Table Tennis (Saturday, Sept. 24)

  • Lincoln Middle School
  • 1001 Southeast 12th Street | Gainesville, FL. 32641

5k Race and Track & Field (Saturday, Sept. 24) - Presented by Capital City Bank

  • Fred Cone Park
  • 2841 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32641


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SEPT. 23

Bowling: Competition will start at 9:00AM (Alley Gatorz Bowling Center)

Cycling: Competition will start at 10:00AM (Gainesville Auto-Plus Raceway)

Golf: Competiton will start at 9:00AM (Ironwood Golf Course)


Sept. 24

Table Tennis: Competition will start at 9:00AM (Lincoln Middle School)

Track & Field: Competition will start at 9:00AM (Fred Cone Park)

5k Race: Competition will start at 8:30AM (Fred Cone Parl)


Sept. 25

Swimming: Competition will start at 9:00AM (MLK Northeast Pool)


Oct. 1

Archery: Competition will start at 9:00AM (Gator Bowmen Archery Range)

Basketball Shooting: Competition will start at 2:00PM (Santa Fe College Gymnasium)

Basketball 3v3: Competition will start at 3:30PM (Santa Fe College Gymnasium)

Pickleball: Competition will start at 9:00AM (Northside Park)


Rules and regulations will vary depending on each individual sport.  For rules and regualtions on a particular sport, please visit their appropriate governing body website or the Florida Sports Foundation website for more information.

View Registration Booklet

Each participant must have proof of insurance and is responsible for their own information. In case of an emergency, injury or illness, medical assistance will be on site or on call