Downriver Senior Olympics
Residents 50 years and older can play!
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Let the Games Begin...
We passed out about 450 medals in 2018. Register for one of the 27 events, come and compete, meet some new friends and enjoy the week!
Games:  
Baking Contest, Basketball Shoot, 
Bean Bag Toss, Billiards, 
Bocce Ball (both Men & Women divisions), 
Bridge, 
Bowling,        Car Show,   Chili Cook-off,
Darts, 
Dance Contest, Double-Deck Pinochle, Euchre, 
Football Throw, Frisbee Toss,   
Golf, Horseshoes, Hockey Shoot-Out, 
Paddle & Peddle,
One Mile Run, Pickle Ball,  
Ping Pong, Pinochle, 
Shuffleboard, Soccer Kick, 
Softball Throw, Spelling Bee, Swimming and Tennis (Co-Ed).

About Us


ONLY RESIDENTS OF THE 18 PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES ARE ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER.
Those communities are:  ALLEN PARK, ECORSE, BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, FLAT ROCK, GIBRALTAR, GROSSE ILE, HURON TOWNSHIP, LINCOLN PARK, MELVINDALE, RIVER ROUGE, RIVERVIEW, ROCKWOODK, ROMULUS, SOUGHGATE, TAYLOR, TRENTON, WOODHAVEN and WYANDOTTE.

The City of Southgate is hosting this years Event. Dates are from July 22nd-26th. The Unity Banquet on July 26 will be held at Crystal Gardens in Southgate.
Most equipment is provide for each event.  Tennis players must bring their own racquet and balls. Golfers must bring their own clubs and balls, Bowlers may bring their own ball or Cue stick in Billiards.

The Chili cookers will have to bring their product in the crock pot they cooked it in. They must also bring the list of ingredients! This new event will go along with the Car Show on Tuesday evening. 
AGE DIVISIONS
The age divisions are as follows:
"A"  50 - 59 years
"B" 60 - 69 years
"C" 70 - 79 years
"D"  80 - 84 years
"E" 85 years and Older
All rules are provided in the Rule book, that each registered participant receives.  The Downriver Senor Olympic Committee has update the rules and provided each participant with the most complete rules for their game.  Any questions about those rules may be directed to your Senior Coordinator prior to the games.
There may be changes to the Rule book as well as additions.  Please check the attached PDF message for those updates to your event and print them for your records and information.