The Arizona Senior Olympics (ASO), Arizona’s
premier competition for seniors, was founded by the City of Phoenix
Arizona Senior Olympics is a program
of the Arizona Lifelong Fitness Foundation, a nonprofit organization
dedicated to promoting and implementing fitness programs and activities
for people fifty years and over.
The Games are open to anyone over
fifty, regardless of residency, and are held in venues throughout
the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
Annually, thousands of competitors
converge from around the state to participate in one of the largest,
most successful Senior Olympic events in the nation.
The 35th Annual edition of the Arizona state games
will be held in Phoenix. For more information call the ASO office
The National Senior
Games Association (NSGA) was originally formed in 1985 as the U.
S. National Senior Sports Organization. The
NSGA is the nation’s leading organization for fitness and
sports for seniors.
The first U. S. National Senior Sports Classic took
place in 1987, and has continued on a biennial basis ever since.
To participate in the 2017 Senior Games, you must first
qualify through a NSGA State Qualifying Games in 2016.
2017 National Senior Games will be held in Birmingham,
Alabama, June 2-15, 2017.