Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games

Registration is now open for the 2018 Michigan Senior Olympic (MSO) Winter Games. The events are beginning on Wednesday, February 7 and will run until Monday, February 12 (exception of DanceSport February 18). We have 500 athletes from all over the state participating in the games. The Michigan Senior Olympics are open to anyone age 50+. Athletes compete in 5-year age groups.

Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games Official Poster with name, dates, and events.

Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games

Schedule of Events 

  • Extra Event – Cross Country Skiing – Saturday, January 14
  • Free Clinic – Wednesday, February 7 – Platform Tennis at Waterford Oaks
  • Ice Hockey (Men’s 60+ & 70+ Divisions) – Wednesday-Friday, February 7-9 at Troy Sports Center
  • Bocce Ball – Wednesday, February 7 at Palazzo di Bocce
  • Basketball (Free Throw & 3-Point Contest) – Friday, February 9 at Older Person’s Commission (OPC) Senior Center
  • Badminton – Friday, February 9 at OPC Senior Center
  • Billiards – Friday, February 9 at OPC Senior Center
  • Pickleball – Saturday-Monday, February 10-12 at OPC Senior Center
  • Volleyball (Co-Ed) – Sunday, February 11 at Elite Sportsplex
  • Powerlifting – Monday, February 12 at CrossFit Deviate
  • DanceSport – Sunday, February 18 at Royal Park Hotel
  • Save the Date – Women’s 50+ Ice Hockey – April 20-22
  • Save the Date – Summer Games, August 10-19

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 have fun.

Not an athlete, they still 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 18, 2018 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 to purchase tickets or for more information.

Another highlight of the Winter Games is the annual Ice Hockey Tournament held at the Troy Sports Center on February 7-12 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. each day. The Michigan Senior Olympics are proud to announce the addition of a Men’s Ages 70+ division.

There are many ways to be involved with Michigan Senior Olympics – seeking athletes, members, sponsors, volunteers, and spectators. This event is made possible by the support of our major sponsors including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Home Instead Senior Care, Oakland County Parks, Bellbrook, Waltonwood, Heartland-Oakland, Stonecrest of Rochester Hills, KBTV, Boulevard Health Center, Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center, American House, and Native Stem Cell. We still have many more opportunities and events available for sponsorship. For more information, please call Becky Ridky at 248-608-0252 or email info@michiganseniorolympics.org.

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