Senior Games is a year-round health promotion program for adults ages 50 plus. Activities include sports and games competitions/tournaments, social activities, and the SilverArts - including visual, heritage (wood working, basket weaving, ceramic glass and etc), as well as local and state competitions.
For more information about the Orange County Senior Games, contact Myra Austin, Orange County Senior Games Coordinator, at 919-245-2020.
The W(Heel) To Hill – Cycling Event!
Orange County Senior Games will host a 12. 5 mi. /25 mi./50 mi. bicycle ride between the two Orange County Department on Aging Senior Centers: The Seymour Center in Chapel Hill and the Passmore Center in Hillsborough (and back), to raise awareness and funds for the year round Senior Games program.
This is a casual bike ride to support Orange County Senior Games, it is not a race.
The event will begin and end at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.
Download the W(Heel) to Hill registration form or pick one up at the Passmore Center, Seymour Center, Carrboro Recreation & Parks, Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation, and Orange County Parks & Recreation.
Fee: $15 for preregistered riders / $20 for day of
Sun, Oct 27, 1 pm (check in 12 noon - 1 pm)
2020 Orange County Senior Games
The 2020 Orange County Senior Games schedule and registration have not been finalized. Please check back at a later date.
For more information and/or to volunteer please call or email: Myra Austin, 919-245-2020; or Lee Schimmelfing, 919-606-2598. For information about SilverArts, including the cheerleaders, call Cydnee Sims at 919-245-4250.
Orange County Senior Games are coordinated by Orange County Department on Aging and the Recreation and Parks Departments of Carrboro and Chapel Hill. They are part of the National Senior Games, a year-round health promotion program for adults ages 50 plus. Each spring, thousands of North Carolinians compete at local events. Winners of local events move on to compete at the state-level and those winners then go on to compete nationally. For more information about NC games, visit North Carolina Senior Games.
National Senior Health and Fitness Day Celebration: Every year, on the last Wednesday in May, the Department on Aging hosts activities in honor of National Senior Health and Fitness Day.