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.
The 2023 National Senior Games succeeds because of volunteers like YOU! Be a part of this amazing event by volunteering your time and energy to help Pittsburgh and the Senior Games!
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.
Need to know more? Read our top five reasons to participate in the National Senior Games.
Learn more about the 2023 National Senior Games General Competition Schedule here. Learn more about the schedule of events in our latest press release.
Flame Arrival Ceremony
Rooftop of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Saturday, July 8
Celebration of Athletes
PNC Park | Friday, July 14
The Celebration of Athletes will take place on Friday, July 14 at PNC Park. A pre-game parade of athletes on the field will kick off the festivities followed by a ceremonial first pitch, passing of the torch and much more! For more details click here.
Book your hotel accommodations now
A large portion of the Downtown hotels are part of the hotel 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.
Find more Only In Pittsburgh things to do.
Hundreds of champions will be awarded medals in 20 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 Sporting 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 decades of Steelers, Pirates and Penguins history, but also includes fascinating looks into high school sports and Pittsburgh legends of racing, boxing, golf and more.