MICHIGAN SENIOR OLYMPICS, AGES 50+
Registration for the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games is now open. The events will take place at various locations throughout Southeast Michigan February 8-13, 2017. Events include: badminton, billiards, bocce ball, basketball skills competition, dancesport, ice hockey, pickleball, powerlifting, racquetball, table tennis, and co-ed volleyball (NEW). In addition to the Winter Games we have partnered with the Krazy Klassic Cross Country Ski Race presented by Epic Racing on Sunday, January 15th at Huron Meadows MetroPark in Brighton. The event features an 8K and 12K race. The Michigan Senior Olympics will also host a 50+ Women’s Ice Hockey Tournament April 21-23 at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube. The Michigan Senior Olympics are open to anyone age 50+. Athletes compete in 5 year age groups.
Michigan Senior Olympics is a non-profit 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 19, 2017 where professional and amateur dancers compete on the dance floor. The evening will include a cash bar, buffet dinner, raffles, 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 8-10, 2017 from 9:00am-1:00pm each day. The honorary chairperson for this event is Detroit Red Wings, hockey Hall of Fame member, Ted Lindsay. For a complete listing of the games schedule visit www.michiganseniorolympics.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org