Michigan Senior Olympics Opening Ceremony

Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) Summer Games kick-off this weekend in Oakland County. Approximately 1,500 athletes from all over Michigan will come and compete in the Senior Olympics over the next couple weeks. The events begin with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, August 12, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills. This is a FREE event, open to the public. We will have FREE food from Detroit BBQ, Live Music by the Grooving Violation, inflatables for kids, our torch lighting ceremony, and much more. No need to RSVP, just show up and bring friends and family.

The Games are scheduled to take place August 12-21 and September 10-11. Events will take place throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties.

Michigan Senior Olympics is a non-profit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing state games, sports competitions and health, fitness, and wellness programs for active individuals 50 years and older. The Olympic Games take place every summer and winter and our vision is to provide all individuals 50 years plus with programs to enjoy healthy and active lifestyles.

Events include Archery, Badminton, 3v3 Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Cornhole, Cycling, Disc Golf, Free Throw and 3 Point Contest, Golf, Pickleball, Powerlifting, 5K & 10K, Powerwalk, Racewalk, Shuffleboard, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball.

MSO is in need of volunteers to help at the upcoming Summer Games. We have many volunteer opportunities available including working check-in tables, scorekeeping, and directing athletes where to go on the courses. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. If interested in sponsorship or volunteer opportunities call 248-608-0250 or email becky@michiganseniorolympics.org

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