Maryland Senior Olympics

Montgomery County Recreation is the host agency for the Maryland Senior Olympics (MSO), with many of the events happening right here in Montgomery County.

To compete in MSO, you do not have to be a seasoned athlete or champion in training. You only have to be age 50+ and willing to participate. In fact, MSO's motto is, "To Participate is to Win!"

For more information, including registration information and event schedules, visit Maryland Senior Olympics, follow MSO on social media or call 240-777-4930.

seniors at lunch

With an amazing joint effort of local and state commissions, plus a wide band of loyal volunteers, Maryland became a leader in the field of program development for active seniors. MSO's mission of promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for seniors is a perfect fit for Montgomery County Recreation, which provides recreational programming throughout the year.

MSO Sports:


  • Air Gun
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball (3 on 3 competition)
  • Billards
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Croquet
  • Cycling (5k and 10k time trials)
  • Disc Golf
  • Diving
  • Road Race (5k and 10k)
  • Golf




  • Horseshoes
  • Lawn Bowling
  • Pickleball
  • Racquetball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball


Senior Playing Golf

Senior playing basketball

Senior Jumping in air