Get in the Games at the Michigan Senior Olympics

Registration for the 2015 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games is now open until January 12, 2015.  The events will take place throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties on February 7-12, 2015. Events include: badminton, billiards, bocce ball, Dancesport, ice hockey, pickleball, powerlifting, racquetball, and table tennis. The Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) are open to anyone age 50-plus.

Michigan Senior Olympics 2015 Winter Schedule

Michigan Senior Olympics 2015 Winter Schedule

Michigan Senior Olympics is a nonprofit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing state games, sports competitions, health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness programs for the over 50 population in the State of Michigan. MSO looks forward to an exciting time of competition and camaraderie. Many people participate for the competition while others play to just have fun!

If you are not an athlete we encourage you to check out the winter events. They are all free to watch (with the exception of the Dancesport event). The DanceSport Competition is held at the Royal Park Hotel on February 8, 2015 where professional and amateur dancers compete on the dance floor. The evening will include a cash bar, buffet dinner, silent auction, and social dancing. Please contact the MSO office at 248-608-0252 for more information.

Another highlight of the Winter Games is the annual Ice Hockey Tournament held at the Troy Sports Center on February 9-11, 2015 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day. The honorary chairperson for this event is Detroit Red Wings, hockey Hall of Fame member, Ted Lindsay. We will also be hosting the 2nd Annual Women’s Ice Hockey Tournament at the Onyx, February 28-March 1. For a complete listing of the games schedule visit www.MichiganSeniorOlympics.org.

The press release also stated that the MSO is looking for sponsors and volunteers for both the upcoming winter games and the summer games (taking place in August). We have many great opportunities available including exhibit tables and event sponsorships.

There are many ways to be involved with Michigan Senior Olympics. You can be an athlete, a member, sponsor, volunteer, or spectator. For more information please call Becky Ridky at 248-608-0252 or email [email protected]

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