NEW BRITAIN - The 38th annual Connecticut Mastersâ€™ Games will kick off its May events today and Sunday. Nearly 1,000 older athletes will compete in five sports.
The Connecticut Mastersâ€™ Games offer a variety of competitions throughout the spring and early summer. This weekendâ€™s events will feature pickleball, tennis, 3-on-3 basketball, track and field, and swimming.
â€śOur goal at the Connecticut Mastersâ€™ Games is to give adults in the Northeast an opportunity to improve their quality of life through the love of sport and living an active lifestyle.â€ť said Executive Director Patrick Fisher.
The womenâ€™s 3-on-3 basketball tournament will take place today, while the men will play on Sunday. Games will begin at 9 a.m. both days at New Britain High School.
The track and field meet begins at 9:30 this morning at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The tennis tournament will take place today at New Britain High School. Athletes will compete in singles, doubles, and mixed, starting at 9 a.m.
The swim meet will take place on Sunday at the Jack Suydam Natatorium in Kaiser Hall at Central Connecticut State University. The event begins at noon.
Pickleball Tournament will be played today and Sunday at Wesleyan Universityâ€™s Freeman Athletic Center in Middletown. Athletes will compete in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles, starting at 8 a.m. both days.
The Connecticut Mastersâ€™ Games is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the National Senior Games Association as the official senior games of Connecticut.
For more information on the tournament, visit the website: ctmastersgames.org.