Tuesday, July 11, 2023
three men running in track event



Let the games begin as athletes from across the region gather in Fargo this summer to compete in the annual North Dakota Senior Games. This three-day event, taking place August 16-18 is the largest regional multi-sport event for ages 50 and better. 

Registration is open until Monday, July 24 at ndseniorgames.com. The event is an opportunity to showcase the benefits of making physical activity and competition a lifelong pursuit. As part of the National Senior Games Association, the North Dakota Senior Games is open to both participants from North Dakota and out of state. National Senior Games Association is a non-profit organization with a vision to motivate active adults to lead a healthy lifestyle through education, fitness and sport.

“We are incredibly proud and excited to host the North Dakota Senior games here in Fargo once again,” says Stephanie D’Ambrosio, Fargo Park District Events Manager. “We look forward to welcoming athletes from North Dakota and across the country to our community this summer. We hope that events like this one encourage physical activity and sport no matter your age.”  

The multi-day, multi-sport event is designed for individuals ages 50+. Participants take on a variety of individual and team competitive events. This year’s competitions will include golf, pickleball, swimming, track and field, power walk and a 5k road race. New to this year's competition is a fitness challenge. Compete in a variety of fitness challenges including timed plank, bench press, jump rope and more. The full slate of events will take place at venues across the Fargo community.

The 2023 North Dakota Senior Games is made possible by close partnership between the Fargo Park District, Courts Plus Community Fitness, Valley Senior Services, Fargo-Moorhead Visitor and Convention Bureau and support from the entire Fargo-Moorhead community. Numerous volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are available for those interested. For more information, visit ndseniorgames.com or email pmaier@fargoparks.com.

Paid registration for athletes is required, but all events are free and open to spectators. Registration will close Monday, July 24. 

Visit ndseniorgames.com for more information, a full list of events and to register.