Athletic activities are a vital part of SNPJ life as they contribute to friendship, personal growth and the development of positive mental attitudes with respect to leadership, teamwork and sportsmanship. Historically, the Slovenian culture emphasized the value of good health, paying attention to the development of both sound moral character and physical fitness. Keeping in mind the saying “health is the greatest wealth,” we continue to promote and nurture member well-being through individual and team athletic competition.

SNPJ offers a variety of Society-sponsored athletic events, including golf, bowling, horseshoes and balina. All athletic activities are made available through and subsidized by SNPJ. Members can participate in numerous local tournaments arranged at various times throughout the year, and national tournaments as well.

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SNPJ offers the following athletic tournaments for Society members:

Bowling — February, late April or early May, and October
Golf — various times throughout the summer season (guests welcome to participate in guest divisions)
Balina — Labor Day weekend
Bean Bag Toss — Labor Day weekend

View the current athletics tournament schedule for times, entries and results.