Senior Games & SilverArts

Cabarrus Senior Games began in 1985 as part of a statewide health and wellness promotion and education program for older adults. Since that time, our senior adults have been walking, running, throwing, pitching, swimming and swinging; drawing, knitting, weaving, painting and writing their way to better physical and mental health.

Held each year in the spring, Cabarrus Senior Games offers competition in a wide variety of sports, events, and the arts. To be eligible to participate, individuals must:

  • be 50 years of age or older on or before December 31 of competition year
  • be a resident of Cabarrus County (minimum 3 consecutive months annually)
  • live in a County where an event is not offered
  • not compete in the same event in any local games in the same year

Senior Games is sanctioned by:

and is coordinated by the:

For more information on Cabarrus Senior Games, call 704-920-3484, contact jsdonaldson@cabarruscounty.us or register online​.

Individual Sports include:

  • Archery
  • Basketball Shooting
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Football Throw
  • Softball Throw
  • Swimming
  • Track & Field

Tournament Sports include:

  • Badminton
  • Billiards
  • Bocce
  • Cornhole
  • Croquet
  • Disc Golf
  • Golf
  • Horseshoes​
  • Miniature Golf
  • Pickleball
  • Racquetball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis

Team Sports include:

  • 3-on-3 Basketball
  • Softball

SilverArts include:

  • Cheerleading
  • Heritage Arts
  • Literary Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts