JR. OLYMPICS 2017
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Sts. Constantine and Helen, Palos Hills

ASCENSION IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING ATHLETES AND COACHES.  TEAMS ARE ASSEMBLING! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND FILL OUT A RECRUITMENT FORM AND DROP IT OFF IN THE CHURCH OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ESTHER TEGEL AT: etegel2@gmail.com  

Link to Official Jr. Olympics Website

Junior Olympics encourages athletic competition and fellowship on a Metropolis-wide scale. The program has the participation of over 35 Parishes on average with over 2,000 participants each year and consists of three days of sporting, social, and spiritual events. The Olympics are held in Chicago on Memorial Day Weekend. (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Athletic events are available for ages 7-18 and include Track and Field; Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball Chess, Checkers, Backgammon (Tavli), Tennis, Bowling, Table Tennis, Softball, Wrestlng and Soccer.  A 10K Run is also taking place for people between the ages of 19-100.  Events for Special Olympians will also take place.

JOIN THE FUN! 

Click Here to view photos from 2016 of Ascension's Athletes partcipating in this great day of fellowship and friendly competition. 

 

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