• Medals!
  • Check in
  • Patron Booth
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Torch Bearers
  • Photographers
  • Spectators

Mission Statement

Living Healthy Longer: The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) promotes health, fitness and psychological well-being for senior adults by providing opportunities for participation, competition, self-improvement and fellowship through various athletic and recreational events.


The NVSO was organized in 1982 working with local Northern Virginia parks and recreation departments and other agencies. It has enjoyed continuing success for over 40 years.

Sponsoring Jurisdictions

You must be a resident of one of these jurisdictions to participate:

NVSO Executive Committee for 2024

Riley Geary, Chair
Mike Coleman, Vice Chair
Mike Coleman, Treasurer
Maria Zlotnick, Assistant Treasurer
Carol Mackela, Secretary
Lydia Patrick, Librarian/Historian
Co-Coordinators: Tracy Browand and Taacha Brown-Drummond


Here are the current Northern Virginia Senior Olympics By-Laws, as approved June 11, 2019.


Please refer to the NVSO policies page for information concerning Americans with Disabilities Act, medals, cancellation of events, and refunds.