senior olympics volunteering

Thank you volunteers for making the 2019 NVSO a success!

The 2020 NVSO has been scheduled to take place September 12 through September 27, 2020, with opening day scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, in Arlington.

Please stay tuned to and for more details. If you are interested on serving on the NVSO planning committee, please contact RSVP at 703-403-5360.

To view a gallery of photos from the NVSO’s 2019 Opening Day ceremony and events taken by members of the RSVP Volunteer Photography Corps, please visit  2019 NVSO Open Day Volunteer Photography. 

senior volunteer at NVSO

RSVP – Northern Virginia is again the  official volunteer partner of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO), the largest annual competition for those over 50 in our area. Each September the NVSO depends on more than 100 volunteers to ensure that the games go smoothly.

109 year old Senior Olympian Doris WoodringRead about one of the NVSO’s inspirational competitors, former longtime Fairfax County resident Doris Woodring,  who turned 109-years-old in June. Last year she was the NVSO’s oldest competitor and oldest gold medal winner at 108. She is currently honing her game to repeat her gold medal performance in Mexican Train Dominoes, September 19th, in Falls Church.  To read Doris’ story, please click Prepare to be Inspired

Enjoy this NVSO promotional video that features our volunteers and photos taken by RSVP volunteers

More about the NVSO

The NVSO is a nonprofit started in 1982, organized and operated by volunteers and sponsored by local county and city park authorities, recreation and senior agencies. The NVSO is funded through donations from local businesses and through a nominal $15 registration fee participants pay at sign up.

NVSO Volunteers are Healthy

Volunteers fill a wide scope of duties from acting as timers and greeters at events to being part of the NVSO board of directors.  RSVP is proud to be part of this great event, whose motto is “Living Healthy Longer.”