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Michigan Senior Olympics 2021 Summer Games

Registration Now Open to Compete, Sponsor or Volunteer

Natural Awakenings News: Registration Now Open to Compete, Sponsor or Volunteer
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Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) are excited to announce that registration is now open for the MSO Summer Games. Over 1,000 senior athletes will come from all over Michigan to participate in games taking place August 6 through 16 & August 22 in Oakland and Macomb counties, with a couple team sports scheduled in September.

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.

Events will 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, Triathlon, and Volleyball.

The Opening Ceremony is scheduled to take place Friday, August 6 at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This free event that includes the torch arrival ceremony, music by The Sheila Landis Trio (Blues/Jazz), FREE food from Detroit BBQ Company, vendor tables, carnival games and much more.

Celebration of Athletes Dinner will be held Monday, August 16 at the San Marino Club, with guest speaker Detroit Lions Alumni, Lomas Brown. This event is open to the public, but tickets must be purchased in advance through the MSO office.

On Saturday, October 15, a bowling fundraiser will be held at Classic Lanes and November Winter Games to be announced in the future.

Many volunteer opportunities are available–including working check-in tables, scorekeeping, and directing athletes where to go on the courses. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt.

There are also sponsorship opportunities available. Current major sponsors include; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Oakland County Parks, HAP and American House Senior Living Communities.

The deadline to register for the summer games is Friday, July 16, 2021. For more information, to register, sponsor or volunteer, call visit, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 248-608-0250.

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