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2024 National Veteran Golden Age Games

Nearly 1000 Veteran athletes will converge on Salt Lake City for the 2024 National Veteran Golden Age Games. Celebrating its 38th year, the National Veterans Golden Age Games offer sports and recreational competitive events designed to improve the quality of life for all older Veterans, aged 55 years and over. The Games serve as a showcase for the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Americans.

Through its “Fitness for Life” motto, the Golden Age Games offers sports competitions and health education sessions to demonstrate the value that sports, wellness, and fitness provide to assist senior Veterans live an active and healthy lifestyle. The National Veterans Golden Age Games is a qualifying event for the National Senior Games.

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To participate, a Veteran must a be 55 years and over and enrolled in VA health care. 

For Veterans within the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System interested in participating in the games, we are holding an informational meeting on January 3.  Details can be found at VA Salt Lake City Health Care | National Veteran Golden Age Games Informational Meeting | Veterans Affairs


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The National Veteran Golden Ages are presented by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and nationally sponsored by the Veterans Canteen Service. We are looking for additional sponsor for this year’s game. For more on information on becoming a sponsor, please download our sponsorship booklet.


Volunteers are vital for a successful game.