The Countdown is On! The Games Return to the City of Champions July 7-18, 2023!
SportsPITTSBURGH is thrilled to welcome the more than 10,000 athletes competing in the 2023 National Senior Games presented by Humana July 7-18, 2023.
Whether you're competing, a family member or just a fan of The National Senior Games, we invite you to explore Pittsburgh's sights, tours, sporting events and more you can find Only In Pittsburgh.
All athletes that wish to participate in the 2023 National Senior Games in Pittsburgh must qualify at the State Games level. For detailed information on how to qualify for the 2023 National Senior Games, please click here. Qualifying results will be submitted to the National Senior Games office by staff from the NSGA sanctioned senior games where an athlete participates. After results are verified for accuracy, athletes will receive a qualification/registration notice from the NSGA.
As stated above, all athletes must qualify at the State Senior Games level. For more detailed information on the state games, click here. For a calendar of when each state competes throughout the year, please click here.
We know that our qualifiers for next year’s National Senior Games are eager to find more information on the schedule of events and venues on where you will be competing. The schedule and venues for each event are still being finalized. Alongside the NSGA, we hope to have that information ready to share this coming Fall. We can share that the David L. Lawrence Convention Center will serve as the ‘main hub’ for the 2023 Games. This is where Athlete Check-In, The Village, programming and a few sports will be housed.
Hotels are still being finalized, but a large portion of the Downtown hotels will be a part of the block and will provide the athletes and their supporters with a lot of convenience to key facilities and our Only in Pittsburgh attractions and experiences. To get a good perspective on how many hotels we have close to the Downtown corridor, please see the map below
Start your sightseeing off right with what makes Pittsburgh a must-see destination. Ride the historic Duquesne Incline and Monongahela Incline for breathtaking views of the city atop Mount Washington. Tour The Andy Warhol Museum, a sprawling seven-floor museum dedicated to the Pittsburgh pop art icon, or get hands-on with the art at The Mattress Factory, an innovative contemporary gallery.
Looking for some last-minute training? Our urban oasis features nearly 450 bridges to cross, 24 miles of riverfront trails to hike and three rivers to kayak. Book a Free Pittsburgh Walking Tour or rent from Golden Triangle Bike and pedal alongside the mighty Monongahela, then ride into the city for cocktails and dining.
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Hundreds of champions will be awarded medals across 50+ sports at the 2023 National Senior Games in Pittsburgh. That puts them in good company with our winning sports teams, and a huge reason why porting News magazine awarded Pittsburgh the coveted “Best Sports City” title.
In July, raise the Jolly Roger with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, consistently named one of the best ballparks in the league. Cheer on the Pittsburgh Riverhounds soccer club at Highmark Stadium as the city skyline lights up behind the pitch.
For sports buffs, we recommend diving into Pittsburgh's past at must-see museums featuring our sports heritage. Tour The Clemente Museum, the largest collection of Roberto Clemente memorabilia in the world. The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum not only spotlights hundreds of years of Steelers, Pirates and Penguins history, but also includes fascinating looks into high school sports and Pittsburgh legends of racing, boxing, golf and more.