Heartland Games for Active Adults

The Heartland Games for Active Adults are open to men and women 50 years and older competing against others of the same gender and age group. The Heartland Games are sanctioned by the Florida Sports Foundation and serve as a qualifying event for the Florida State Games for residents of DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands and surrounding counties. The games are held each spring.

The Heartland Games promote physical fitness, good health, and a competitive spirit among those seniors who live active lifestyles and inspires those who may not. For more information, email Community Education or call 784-7388.

The 2018 Heartland Games are tentatively scheduled as follows:

  • Friday, Feb. 2: Bridge
  • Saturday, Feb. 3: Golf
  • Monday, Feb. 5: Swimming
  • Tuesday, Feb. 6: Shuffleboard
  • Thursday, Feb. 8: Euchre
  • Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10 and 11: Pickleball
  • Tuesday, Feb. 13: Go Kart Racing
  • Monday, Feb. 12 and 19: Bowling
  • Thursday, Feb. 15: Table Tennis
  • Friday, Feb. 16: Mah Jongg
  • Saturday, Feb. 17: Cycling
  • Saturday, Feb. 24: Track and Field
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 27: Tennis
  • Thursday, March 1: Tennis

2017 Results

The 2017 Heartland Games took place in February and March in Highlands County. Results are as follows:

Event Date Time Location
Table Tennis
Results
Feb. 8 1 p.m. Crystal lake Club/The Clubhouse
533 E. Crystal Lake Drive, Avon Park
Mah Jongg Feb. 17 9:30 a.m. Tanglewood Club House
US Hwy 27, 1/2 mile north of Sebring Walmart
Track and Field
Results
Feb. 18 9 a.m. Sebring High School
3514 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring
5K Run*
Results
Feb. 18 8 a.m. Highlands Hammock State Park
5931 Hammock Road, Sebring

Bowling
Singles Results
Doubles Results

Feb. 20 9 a.m. Heartland Bowl
6800 US Hwy 27 North, Sebring
Go Cart Racing Feb. 21 11 a.m. Sebring Kart Racing
6800 US Hwy 27 North, Sebring
Euchre Feb. 23 9:30 a.m. Tanglewood Club House
US Hwy 27, 1/2 mile north of Sebring Walmart
Cycling
Results
Feb. 25 9 a.m. Intersection of Sun ‘N Lake Blvd. and Balboa Blvd.
(Near The Preserve of Sun ‘N Lake)
Look for signs
Bowling
Mixed Doubles Results
Feb. 27 9 a.m. Heartland Bowl
6800 US Hwy 27 North, Sebring

Tennis
Results (Singles,
Doubles, Mixed Doubles)

Feb. 28 11 a.m. Highlands County Tennis Association
4860 Haw Branch Road, Sebring
Tennis March 1 11 a.m. Highlands County Tennis Association
4860 Haw Branch Road, Sebring
Tennis March 2 11 a.m. Highlands County Tennis Association
4860 Haw Branch Road, Sebring
Bridge March 3 9:30 a.m. Tanglewood Club House
US Hwy 27, 1/2 mile north of Sebring Walmart
Golf
Results
March 4 8 a.m. Sebring Golf Course
3118 Golfview Road, Sebring
Shuffleboard
Singles Results
Doubles Results
March 7 9 a.m. Reflections on Silver Lake
1850 US Hwy 27 S., Avon Park
Pickleball
Doubles Results
March 11 8 a.m. Tanglewood Pickleball Courts
US Hwy 27, 1/2 mile north of Sebring Walmart
Pickleball
Pickleball Mixed Doubles Results
March 12 8 a.m. Tanglewood Pickleball Courts
US Hwy 27, 1/2 mile north of Sebring Walmart
Swimming
Results
March 13 1 p.m. Highlands County Family YMCA
100 YMCA Lane, Sebring

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