Michigan Senior Olympics Calls for Registrants

Sign up now to become a part of the 36th Michigan Senior Olympic Summer Games!

Seniors Go for the Gold
Calling all athletes! Registration is now open for the Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) Summer Games. The games will take place Friday, August 7 through Friday, August 14 and Sunday, August 23, 2015 at various locations throughout Oakland County. Registration deadline is Friday, July 17. The Michigan Senior Olympics is a nonprofit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing state games, sports competitions, and health, fitness, nutrition and wellness programs for active people age 50 and over.

MSO FLYERApproximately 1,000 athletes ages 50+ will compete in events including: archery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bocce ball, bowling, cycling, dancesport, disc golf, golf, horseshoes, 5K, 10K, Pickleball, racewalk, racquetball, shuffleboard, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, powerlifting, and track & field. For more information on specific event please visit our website at MichiganSeniorOlympics.org.

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Friday, August 7 at 6 p.m. in the Rochester Municipal Park. This free event is open to the public. The event will include free Kona Ice, food, music (The Windbreakers), face painters, balloon artists, and so much more! Bring the family and come support the athletes.

Volunteers are needed to help run the games and there are many positions that need to be filled. There are also sponsorship opportunities that can be customized to best suit your needs. Contact the MSO Office to find out more about sponsoring the summer games. Current major sponsors include Boulevard Health Center, Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network of Michigan, Meridian Health Plan, Oakland University, and the Older Persons’ Commission.

It is never too late to start exercising or taking up a sport. Take responsibility for leading a healthy lifestyle and staying fit.

Visit MichiganSeniorOlympics.org or call 248-608-0252 to learn more about the organization, to register, or volunteer for the upcoming games!

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