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Remember, Life - LIVING BEGINS at 50!

IMPORTANT!
- INFORMATION SHOWN BELOW IS FOR THE 2017 EVENT.  THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED FOR 2018 EVENT AS SOON 2018 INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE!

 
HORSESHOES
WAGGAMAN HORSESHOE PITS

THE GLENN CAMARDELLE MEMORIAL BALLPARK PLAYGROUND
(formerly known as Waggaman Playground)

515 Dandelion Dr
Waggaman, LA 70064
Facility Phone (504) 626-7997

Click THIS LINK for a MAP to WAGGAMAN HORSESHOE PITS

Click THIS LINE for WEATHER INFORMATION
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Check-in and Start Times by Age Group as Follows:
55+, 65+, 75+, 80+, 90+; Check-in 9:00 AM, Start 9:30 AM
50+, 60+, 70+, 80+; Check-in 12:30 PM, Start 1:00 PM
 
Landry Camardelle
Landry Camardelle
Horseshoes Co-Coordinator

(504) 402-0066


Jenny Camardelle
Jenny
Horseshoes Co-Coordinator
(504) 402-0066
 
 
   
 
 
 

Landry&Jenny
Horseshoes Coordinators Jenny and Landry Camardelle shown under a tribute to their late son Glenn Camardelle for, whom the park has been re-named

Details:
Horseshoes is a game that is now universally enjoyed and epitomizes Americana, although the game is NOT unique to America ( a game similar to Horseshoes was played by Roman soldiers in 100 BC, according to Landry.) The amount of skill required to achieve a competitive level in this sport is unbelievable. The Greater New Orleans Senior Olympics event is held in West Jefferson - in Waggaman, at the public horseshoe pitch affiliated with Thomas Jefferson Park. GNOSO Event

Coordinator Landry Camardelle has been pitching horseshoes since the Andrew Jackson defeated the British at English Turn. Co-coordinator Jenny Camardelle has considerably less experience and roughly equivalent skill.

Four Ladies from the 75-79 Age Group, pitching Horseshoes (note the blue horseshoes in mid-air, while an audience including Landry on the right, watches from behind.  (Jenny is just left of center.)
4 LadiesLeft-to-right, Anna Thibideaux, Geraldine Palisi, Nova Dee Carbo, Joyce Plaisance

A scene so uniquely Americana - Americana
Appropriately clad in blue jeans, workshirt and LSU hat, pitching horseshoes - in a schoolyard - with Old Glory flying. What could be more Americana?  Lionel Guise awaits his turn, intent upon the Game. Photos by Mattie Whitney at the 2013 GNOSO Horseshoes Event.

Remember, Life - LIVING BEGINS at 50!

MISSION: GNOSO's Mission is to provide seniors over the age of 50, quality venues to participate in a variety of athletic, recreational and social activities, all of which promote wellness and an active lifestyle.

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Page last updated: 04-Aug-2017 10:13 PM