RICHMOND, IN – LifeStream Services, Reid Health Alliance Medicare, The Leland Legacy, and Richmond Senior Community Center are bringing back JOY (Just Older Youth) Games for the second year. The event, previously known as Area 9 Senior Games, features three days of fun-filled activities for adults over the age of 55 to enjoy.

The JOY Games will be held on September 22, 23, and 24 at various locations throughout Richmond including Jack Elstro Plaza, Clear Creek Park, Highland Lake Golf Course, and Richmond Senior Community Center.

Day 1 of JOY Games will offer food trucks at Jack Elstro Plaza. Food trucks will be open to the public to enjoy and JOY Games participants will receive a voucher to redeem at the food trucks for lunch.

Those who are 55 and older can participate in activities including pickleball, corn hole, fitness classes, bingo, chair volleyball, golf scramble, fishing tournament and much more. The cost to participate is just $10 and includes as many activities that you’d like to participate in, as well as the opportunity to enjoy lunch, awards, and a t-shirt. There is an additional $25 fee for those who plan to participate in the golf scramble.

For more information on registration or sponsorship, please contact Micole Leverette, Community Services Assistant, at 765-759-1121 or Registration and sponsorship is also available online at

COVID-19 Statement

The health and safety of our community is our highest priority. Keeping this in mind, we have set in place certain guidelines for our upcoming JOY Games in Richmond and Muncie/Yorktown. The following guidelines will be in place:

  • Social distancing and masks will be required.
  • Sanitizing stations will be available at each event.
  • There will be a max capacity for participants per game.
  • Day 1 and 2 of the events will be held outdoors with safe distancing.
  • Some events are subject to cancellation depending on the case number and phase that the state of Indiana is in.

Those with questions regarding the practices in place at the JOY Games events may contact Beth Evans, Director of Community Services, by calling 765-759-1121 or email

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