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Beaufort Jasper Active Adult Challenge kicks off for 50-plus crowd

The Beaufort County Seniors Games have a new name this year but will still offer all the same Olympic-style events to Beaufort and Jasper county residents over the age of 50.

The Beaufort Jasper Active Adult Challenge starts today and runs through Nov. 5.

Athletes can sign up for 8-ball, 14-points croquet, basketball free throw, bocce, bowling, contract bridge, cycling, disc golf, dominoes, field events, golf croquet, golf, horseshoes, kayak race, pickleball, poker fitness walk, race walk, Sun City Challenge, softball swimming, table tennis, tennis, track events, volleyball and waterwalking. Volunteers are needed.

What: Beaufort Jasper Active Adult Challenge

When: Today through Nov. 5

Where: Venues are in Beaufort and Jasper counties

Registration/Information: Go to www.BJAAC.org or call Cherie Bronsky at 705-4021.

Schedule:

Today

  • 9 a.m., softball, Oscar J. Frazier Park
  • 1-4 p.m., Participants pick up bags at Pinckney Hall or Sun City
  • Tuesday, Oct. 26

  • 8:30 a.m., tennis doubles, women, Berkeley Hall
  • 9 a.m., tennis doubles, men, Oldfield
  • Wednesday, Oct. 27

  • 8:30 a.m., tennis singles, men and women, Belfair
  • 9 a.m., softball, Oscar J. Frazier Park
  • Thursday, Oct. 28

  • 9 a.m., tennis, mixed doubles, Oldfield
  • Friday, Oct. 29

  • 9 a.m., softball, Oscar J. Frazier Park
  • 1 p.m., Sun City Challenge Day athletes briefing, Sun City Pavilion
  • Saturday, Oct. 30

  • 8 a.m., Cycling, geared, 10 miles, Sun City Town Square
  • 9 a.m., Cycling, non-geared, three miles, Sun City Town Square
  • 9:30 a.m., 3-mile run, Sun City Town Square
  • 10:15 a.m., 3-mile walk, Sun City Town Square
  • 11:30 a.m., 1/4-mile swim, Sun City pool
  • 4 p.m., opening ceremonies, Sun City Pavilion
  • Sunday, Oct. 31

  • 11:30 a.m., poker fitness walk, Hardeeville High School track
  • 1 p.m., track and field events, Hardeeville High School track
  • Monday, Nov. 1

  • 8 a.m., mixed doubles pickleball, New River Sports Park
  • 8 a.m., dominoes, Yemassee Craft Center game room
  • 9 a.m., disc golf, Sgt. Jasper Park
  • Tuesday, Nov. 2

  • 8 a.m., golf croquet, Palmetto Bluff
  • 8 a.m., men's doubles pickleball, The Haven at New Riverside
  • 9:15 a.m., swimming events, Bluffton indoor pool
  • 1 p.m., horseshoes, New River Sports Park
  • Wednesday, Nov. 3

  • 8 a.m., women's doubles pickleball, The Haven at New Riverside
  • 8:30 a.m., contract bridge, Yemassee Craft Center game room
  • 9 a.m., bocce, Sun City Town Square
  • 9 a.m., 14-points croquet, Sun City Town Square
  • 1 p.m., 8-ball doubles, Yemassee Craft Center game room
  • 1 p.m., putting, Sun City Town Square
  • 1 p.m., scratch bowling, AMF Ribaut Lanes
  • Thursday, Nov. 4

  • 8 a.m., golf, The Legends at Parris Island
  • 9 a.m., water walk, Sun City pool
  • 9 a.m., co-ed volleyball, Bluffton Boys and Girls Club
  • 11 a.m., basketball free throw, Hilton Head Boys and Girls Club
  • 1 p.m., 8-ball singles, Yemassee Craft Center game room
  • 1 p.m., table tennis singles, Yemassee Craft Center game room
  • 1 p.m., table tennis doubles, Yemassee Craft Center game room
  • Friday, Nov. 5

  • 9 a.m., kayak race, Sgt. Jasper Park
  • 1 p.m., closing celebration
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