AVON PARK, Fla.–March 4, 2015–The Heartland Games for Active Adults is sanctioned by the Florida Sports Foundation. The games were created to encourage and promote healthy lifestyles for anyone over 50 years old and to provide them an opportunity to compete at the local, state, and national levels. 

Events will be held throughout Highlands County in cycling, swimming, shuffleboard, bowling, pickleball, golf, tennis, table tennis, volleyball, and track and field. Medals are awarded for first, second, and third place, male and female, in each sport and age category.  

Register in Building B, on the SFSC Highlands Campus, or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact Lauren Reddick, Community Education, at 863-784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu, or visit http://www.southflorida.edu/community/community-education/heartland-games-active-adults.