Laurel Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Lew Minkler ​+1
​Silver: ​Marjory Fairbridge ​+2
​Bronze:​Irene Watmough ​+3​
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Harvey Tebbutt​210
​Silver: ​Ruben Friedenburg ​180
​Bronze:​Tage Anderson ​140
At Laurel Heights, Golfers hit to the course, while 18 athletes competed in Shuffleboard. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 3 golfers with scores under par! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Mr. T. “Puzzler” knocked out all shuffle-boarders with great throws and hits. Things have been getting a little heated with the level of competition here at Laurel Heights so our own Mrs. G. or “Gavani” volunteered as our head of security. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Ariel Keibler from the Edmonton Public Library. “With the warm weather here we could have had our golf practice on a real course.” Observed competitor Mrs. W.

Rutherford Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Larry Massey​+2 ​
​Silver: ​Pam Barnett​+4​ ​
​Bronze:​Marian Nelson​+11 ​
Crib:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Frank Mihiliwisz​ ​
​Silver: ​Hazel Irving ​
​Bronze:​Fred Miller ​
Supportive Living Care Floor: Bean Bag Toss
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Esther Lohrer​ ​
​Silver: ​Wendy Cheung ​
​Bronze:​Nancy McLaughlin
At Rutherford Heights, 12 Golfers took to the links, while 8 card players competed in crib. The morning got off to an excellent start as shots were made, other missed, some sliced other hooked but in the end the Round Robin produced 12 golfers with scores under par! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Ida from Pharmacare who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. “Who ever said you have to retire from golf when you move into a residence, look at me” said a proud gold medalist Larry Massey.

Auburn Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Rae Giffin​1 ​
​Silver: ​Don Medhurst​2 ​
​Bronze:​Alvina Rempel​6 ​
Memory Care Bean Bag Toss
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​ Peggie Neill​7700 ​ ​
​Silver: Elizabeth Pithers​6400 ​
​Bronze:​ Alice Wilson​5500 ​
At Auburn Heights 6 Independent Wii Golfers took to the links while 12 Memory Care competed in Lane Golf. The morning got off to an excellent start as were very impressed by Mrs. R.’s skill and talent! Many have heard the stories before perhaps you have even witnessed them yourself; A 83 year old man hit a tree on the 3 hole stating “I could have won this game but somehow a tree ended up in front of me.” Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Auburn Heights Executive Director, Dorothy Britten, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Silver Medalist Don Medurst exclaimed: “Chip It!! Never in my life have I chipped anything; and now at 92 I am chipping flag poles in golf!!”

Lewis Estates Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​ Ken Jolin​+0 ​
​Silver: ​ Ione Scabar​+3​
​Bronze:​ James Adomaitis +8
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​
​Gold: ​Irene Walker ​
​Silver: ​Milton Miller​
​Bronze:​Raynell Cormin ​
At Lewis Estates retirement residence the morning was nice and slow and steady. We had some last minute entries in both Wii Golf and Shuffleboard. The residents did very well on both games and encouraged one another as they competed. The small pucks that are used for shuffle board are actually called weights. After a very long afternoon of shuffleboard we finally got the playoffs where Irene won gold. She did very well and really enjoyed herself. The residents had a long but very enjoyable day. Our silver medalist kept saying “I’ve never played the Wii Golf, before?” But yet she got the silver medal.

Summerwood Village Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Calvin Beinnert​+2​
​Silver: ​Ollie Robertson​+7
​Bronze:​Mary Petryshen ​+12

Floor Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Doreen Semeniuk​120 ​
​Silver: ​Inger Johnson ​90​
​Bronze:​Pat Eldridge​70 ​

At Summerwood Village, the morning got off to an excellent start as shots were made, other missed, some sliced other hooked but in the end the Round Robin produced 4 golfers and 4 shuffleboard players for the playoffs. Doreen was a last minute addition to our shuffleboard competition as we had a last minute drop out, she had never played the game before and still managed to take home the gold. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Ron and Melody for Parkinson’s Alberta who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Calvin – Gold Medalist observed “we should stick to real golf”.

Preston Park I Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Betty Blair -2
​Silver: ​Clint Dalshaug -1
​Bronze: ​Edie Randall +1 ​

Shuffleboard:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Marie Slinkard ​70
​Silver: ​Metro Tiechko ​50
​Bronze: ​Vera Elliott ​30
At Preston Park Retirement Residence, our morning got off to a great start with a detailed golf demonstration for the audience. Following the demonstration, we had an intense game of golf where all the athletes shook hands and hugged in congratulating each other. Mr. T. joined Shuffleboard last minute and took almost everyone else out and ended up winning Silver! Mrs. R. After getting her first Birdie “You sure won’t see that again” followed by a second Birdie and a big grin came across her face. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by the Saskatoon Open Door Society, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Mr. D. “Congratulations – another one to add to the collection” on winning another golf medal this year.

Preston Park II Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​​Score:
​Gold: ​Ruth Bristow​​ -1 ​
​Silver: ​Tom Wright ​​ 0 ​
​Bronze:​Bob Hurd ​​+3
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​​Score:
​Gold: ​ Lloyd Coffin​​60 ​
​Silver: ​ Len Hart​​40 ​
​Bronze:​ Norm Reidt ​​30
At Preston Park II, 11 Golfers took to the links. While 18 athletes competed in Shuffleboard. We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Mr. Coffin knocked out all shuffleboarders with great throws and hits… Ruth Bristow teared up when she said “Oh my god I won.” Being the first women at Preston Park II to win a medal this year (Gold for Golf). Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Carl Melnyk, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Gold Medalist Lloyd Coffin exclaimed: “That was down to the wire”

College Park I Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Chris Oehler -2
​Silver: Bernice Moon -1
​Bronze: Kathleen Gallaugher 0
Shuffleboard:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name:
​Gold: ​Bill Yakobovich
​Silver: ​Chris Oehler
​Bronze: ​Lillian Jardine
At College Park Retirement Residence 5 Golfers took to the links. While 29 athletes competed in Shuffleboard. The morning got off to an excellent start as shots were made – a near hole in one, other missed, some sliced other hooked but in the end the Round Robin produced 4 golfers with scores under par! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! The Games Room was packed with shuffleboard players, eager for their name to be drawn for the next match. The well-organized round robin was executed seamlessly, with much anticipation in the room! The finals drew several spectators who were on the edge of their seats with 3 points separating first and second!

College Park II Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Conrad Bechard ​-2​
​Silver: ​Ernie Rossnagel ​+4​
​Bronze:​Ivor Brown​+4
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Vern Becker​14 ​
​Silver: ​Ivor Brown​13 ​
​Bronze:​Marjorie Frison​17​
At College Park II six golfers took to the links, while eight athletes competed in Shuffleboard. Mr. B. knocked everyone out of the park with his under 2 par playoff game to take home the gold medal! His practice has paid off! Hoping for a national medal win! Our spectators have been amazing! So many have come out to support their friend’s battle it out for the gold medal! Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Darell from the SaskTel Pioneers who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Having developed some great relationships this week and seeing everyone participate caused Yvonne to express, “I am very sad to see these games come to an end tomorrow, how we can do something like this every week!!”

Victoria Landing Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Charlie Simpson​-4 ​ ​
​Silver: ​Alice Wesley​-1 ​ ​
​Bronze:​Mel Cable​Par​ ​
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Susan Morden​60
​Silver: ​Cecil Bayes​30 ​ ​
​Bronze:​Alice Wesley ​60 ​
At Victoria Landing Mrs. W. moved her opponent’s disks over to make her shot in floor shuffleboard, Mrs. P. teasingly sang “I’ll do it my way.” “Who ever said Golf was a good walk spoiled, has not participated in the ASC Seniors Games! Today at Victoria Landing our foursome teed off amid perfect weather conditions and went low with many rounds under par… ” Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Kerry Smyth from the Canadian Cancer Society, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Shuffleboard Gold Medalist Mrs. Susan Morden exclaimed: “This is my game!”

Sturgeon Creek I Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Ray Davis ​+1
​Silver: Phyllis Hunt ​+2
​Bronze: Eileen Waithman​+4
​Roy Finnen ​+4
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:
​Gold: ​Therese Lavallee & June Kellington
​Silver: ​Tom Erskine & Rose Swidinsky
​Bronze: ​Lloyd & Alice Brown
At Sturgeon Creek 1, 12 Golfers took to the links. While 20 athletes competed in Shuffleboard. Our Shuffleboard tournament was a great success with 103 year old Lloyd Brown and his wife Alice taking home medals again this year. They secured the bronze medal. It was a close match for Gold and Silver but in the end a weight by the opposing team bumped up the other team to give them a hanger and secure the win. Wii Golf had a great turnout this year with lots of athletes out early on the course. Ray Davis had a -2 in the morning round causing lots of excitement. The finals proved a bit more challenging, he was still able to secure the win with a +1. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by The Osteoporosis Society, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances.

Sturgeon Creek II Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​ George Guest​+2 ​
​Silver: ​ Sandra Nickerson​+4 ​
​Bronze:​ Joan Wilson​+1 ​
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​
​Gold: ​ Joan Wilson ​
​Silver: ​ Doreen Trottier ​
​Bronze:​ Keith Dyson ​

At SC II, the golf tournament, it lasted well over 2 hours. To get to the medals, we played 5 tie breakers to determine winners. In shuffleboard, only the medal rounds were left to play and with a huge gathering of on lookers, two nail biting games were played. The gold medal game came down to the very last shot, as the score was tied at the beginning of the end. In the silver medal game, Keith caught up to Doreen in one end when he threw a triple take out. But, alas, it was Doreen that pulled it out and won the game!!! The hush that has fallen over the games room during the shuffleboard tournament has been very noticeable. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Donalda Johnson from the Canadian Celiac Association, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Several comments about the balls in the golf tournament were overheard. They have become “little devils”, “dirty dogs” and “balls with minds of their own”, among others things.

Seine River Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Kathleen Michener ​0
​Silver: Jeannie Kostick ​+1
​Bronze: ​Cathy VanLoon ​+3

Shuffleboard:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Tiny Douville ​4
​Silver: ​Jack Kostick ​3
​Bronze: ​Jeannie Kostick ​2
At Seine River Retirement Residence this morning Wii golf started out bright and early! Our lovely ladies fought it out and cheered each other on, producing some great scores! Playoffs went on in the afternoon, they contained tons of laughs as we had many tie breakers, where we finally had to play a sudden death hole, as they could have gone on forever! Shuffleboard was SO much fun! We had so many tenants cheering each other on, and even convinced a few to try who have never played before. Because we had it in the front lobby, people couldn’t help themselves but stop to watch as we sounded like we were having so much fun (even THE Purolator delivery driver and pharmacy delivery driver took an extra moment to take in the excitement!) Our preliminary round of golf was a riot! Tenants were doing quite well, and the very last hole, 2 of our ladies got an eagle and a birdie with some AMAZING shots! We’ve never heard our tenants so loud, so early in the morning! Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. “Ties, ties and more ties! We are going to spend all day playing tie breakers! Just call me the Tie Breaker Queen!

River Ridge Retirement residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Joyce Anderson ​-2
​Silver: ​Chuck Reynolds ​-1
​Bronze: ​Helga Cychmistruk 0
Shuffleboard:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Ken Cook ​270
​Silver: Amy Gooding ​240
​Bronze: Mindy Bogach ​210
At River Ridge took to the links. While 22 athletes competed in Shuffleboard, a cool breeze greeted golfers first thing in the morning! The links were kind to the first round duffers, but as the day progressed, the traps and bunkers claimed more and more victims. In front of a packed gallery, Joyce A. cruised through the course like a pro, chipping in from the edge of the green for a double birdie! On the flipside at floor shuffleboard, discs went flying as takeout shots rang through the full house! A special surprise visit from Edmonton Eskimo, Eddie Steele, saw him showing off his athletic prowess and amazing personality as he played and chatted with residents! Golf Finals had a full gallery and had to escalate to Expert level to break the tie between 2 of the competitors! So many first timers! And so many first time medallists! As newcomers, Mr. and Mrs. G., husband and wife for 73 years played against each other in a nail-biting session. Tensions ran high as shot after shot rang out- Mr. G. was heard muttering, “That’s going to cost me later” as he took out his wife’s shot. Retaliation flew in both directions and when lining up his final shot against his wife, he declared “This means war”. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Karen Gilmour and Wayne Buchanan from Parkinson Canada who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Silver medallist Mr. R. kept everyone in stitches as he lost track of which Mii was his – andwhen fellow competitor Mr. H. made a shot, Chuck piped up “Yeah, that’s ok Ed, I set that up for you!”

Shaftesbury Park Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
​Gold: ​Ms. Bancroft ​-1 ​
​Gold:​Mrs. Rabkin​-1 ​
​Gold:​Dr. Thorlakson​-1
Silver:​Mr. Leggett​+1 ​
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​
​Gold: ​Mr. Slusky ​
​Silver: ​Mr. Silver ​
​Bronze: ​Mr. Hawkins ​
At Shaftesbury Park, the morning got off to a competitive start when Chef du Mission, Ms. B. led the pack out of the gates in our Wii Golf round robin with a -2! In Shuffleboard things got tense right away as shot after shot got knocked out of the circle in a fierce battle! 50 that he threw the stick down after it!! Athletes were joined at the award ceremony by Roberta Malam from the Stay Young Club at the Rady Centre. During Wii Golf this morning Mrs. C. decided to give it a go for the first time. After she finished her three holes she exclaimed, “Well I guess I know why there’s been practices for this all year. I just got my butt kicked!” She reassured us we’d be seeing her at Wii Golfing from now on.

Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Esther Gettler​+2 ​
​Silver: ​Dennis Bezzant​+3 ​
​Bronze:​Alice MacPherson​+5 ​
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Sharron Cheesman ​330
​Dave Norrie
​Silver: ​Dennis Bazzant​290
​Diane Keane ​
​Bronze:​Esther Gettler​220
​Steve Koch ​
We had so much fun spending the morning on the green at Cedarcroft Place. Athletes stated that they wouldn’t have minded a later tee time and agreed that they should all have a drink and steak at the club house. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Yvonne Monk, Assistant Director, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Gold Medalist for Shuffle board Sharron Cheesman stated “This was the most fun I have had during a competition…winning the gold helps with that.”

McCarthy Place Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Jean Hodgins​+/- 0 ​ ​
​Silver: ​Yvonne Tinning​+5 ​
​Bronze:​Dorothy Talbot​+8 ​
Shuffleboard:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Marilyn Kreuter​30 ​ ​
​Silver: ​Marilynne Richards​10 ​
​Bronze:​ Jean Hodgins​70 ​
At McCarthy Place 21 golfers took to the links, while 15 athletes competed in Shuffleboard. Residents enjoyed the beautiful sunny weather while golfing, and even visited the sandy beach (sand trap). Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Diabetes Group who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. “Ladies, this is shuffleboard, not curling!” “Come on now, sweep! Hurry hard!”

Beacon Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Don Price​0 ​
​Silver: ​Florence Synnet​2 ​
​Bronze:​Gisèle VanTassel ​4 ​
Mini-Putt:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​
​Gold: ​Jessie Butler​ ​
​Silver: ​Pat Mepham​ ​
​Bronze:​Gordon butler​ ​
This morning at BH we had a mini-putt tournament. We had 3 teams of 4 players. The assistant Mr. L. announce the teams and the tournament started. A few residents scored hole in one… Mrs. M. who has poor visual functions was able to shoot 2 holes in one… way to go!!! Wii Golf was also really exciting, Mrs. S. was the first player to get a birdie and a few minutes later Mr. P. followed suit. Carole and Aneta from Classic Care gave a presentation about their services. Again it was valuable information for the residents. Mr. B. was responsible for marking the points for his team. When he heard that his wife played better than him in the Mini-putt game his reaction was: “Oh!! I must have made an error when adding scores”! Don hugged Aneta, the medal presenter for a picture. After the photo was taken, he smiled at her, leaned closer and said “Want to stay longer??” Made everyone laugh!!

Chapel Hill Retirement Residence
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Patricia Garland ​+5
​Silver: ​Kenneth Wright ​+7
​Bronze: ​Raymond Ball ​+12

Shuffleboard:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name:
​Gold: ​Patricia Garland
​Silver: ​Raymond Ball
​Bronze: ​Marion Kelly
At Chapel Hill, we had 3 golfers step up to the Tee. While 12 athletes competed in Shuffleboard. Wii Golf got off to an interesting start with only one player being an expert and two amateurs! As for our table shuffle board crew we have discovered that it is a fan favorite here at CH. Residents want to run the tournament at least once a month! Shuffle Board Newbies discovered their newfound talents for this fun and exciting game! Winners were joined by Stephanie from the Humane Society who presented them with their medals! “It never rains on the golf course!” –Anonymous!

Residence de la Gappe – Phase 1
Wii Golf:
​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Monsieur Gérard Trépanier​+1
​Silver: Madame Yvonne Boucher ​+7
​Bronze: Madame Gisèle Lapensée ​+12
Sandbags

​Medal: ​Athletes Name: ​Score:
​Gold: ​Madame Yvonne Boucher ​5100
​Silver: ​Madame Claire Gagnon ​2775
​Bronze: ​Madame Gisèle Lapensée ​1675
At Résidence de la Gappe Phase I, 4 Golfers took to the links… and 12 at the sand bags competition. It was Mrs. L.’s very first time to play golf she entered at the last minute and won the bronze medal, DOUBLE WOW. We had a good show between Mr. T. and Mrs. B. who are brother and sister. We had 5 Residents from our 4th care floor who participate in Sand Bag throw and they gave their best. Gérard Trépanier won the National medal a few years ago it was still eager to play this year. Mrs C. (care floor) was growling like a tiger to give her strength to throw the sand bag. It was hilarious. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Heart and Stroke foundation, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Mrs. B. who is 97 years old and at the top of her 4’8” won with a score of 5100… FANTASTIC!

Residence de la Gappe – Phase 2
Target Ball:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
Gold: ​Mrs Marie-Ange Chartrand (2e) ​ 770
​Silver: ​Mrs Annette Lachapelle (3e) 670
​Bronze:​Mr. Yvon Duval (2e) 640
This morning at Residence de la Gappe, phase 2 was the wonderful active walk on the 3th and 4th floor with our mission chief Roch and the assistant Valerie L. During the walk this morning Mrs. L. who was really active in participating to all activities this week said to the group: « I wish so much to win a medal this afternoon, following the walk 39 players took to the links. During our competition for the event the Target ball the Resident was so enthusiasm and energetic to play this game, they were working hard for the last medal to be won. During the march the residents were banging the thunder sticks everywhere and yelling let’s go march faster. Medals ceremonies with our ED Suzie Clavet, Chief of mission Roch St-Amour and the assistant of the day Valerie Laporte. Since it was the last day, looking at the Residence it was really emotional for everyone. It was a wonderful week.

Residence de la Gappe – Phase 3 & 4
Wii Golf:
​Medal:​Athletes Name:​Score:
​Gold: ​Germaine Mireault ​-1
​Silver: ​Joseph Beaudoin ​+1
​Bronze:​Hermyl Clavet ​+4
At Residence de la Gappe Phases III & IV, Golfers took to the links and the morning got off to an excellent start as shots were made, other missed, some sliced other hooked but in the end the Round Robin produced 9 golfers with scores under par! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Who said Golf was a good walk spoiled has never participated in the ASC Seniors Games! Today at Residence de la Gappe our foursome teed off amid perfect weather conditions and went low with many rounds under par. Gold Medalist Germaine Mireault, exclaimed… Finally I won the gold medal, I’ve been waiting for this for so long!!!”

Chateau Symmes
Wii Golf:
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: ​Mme Elizabeth Babin ​+3
Silver: Mme Claire Radclif +5
Bronze: ​Mr Harry Judge score ​+6

At chateau Symmes, 10 Golfers took to the links. The morning got off to an excellent start as shots were made, other missed, some sliced other hooked but in the end the Round Robin produced 0 golfers with scores under par! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Marie Andrée, our Executive Director, had to receive a crash course about golf scoring as she had never played it. Residents thought it was very funny. Competitors were joined at the award ceremony by Marie Andrée Malette, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Mme Babin: “this was so fun