Special Olympics provides year-round

sports training and athletic competition in a

variety of Olympic-type sports for persons 8

years of age and older with intellectual

disabilities, giving them the continuing

opportunities to develop physical fitness,

demonstrate courage, experience joy and

participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and

friendship with their families, other Special

Olympics athletes and their community.

Did You Know?

  • Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for our athletes.


  • Special Olympics is completely free for athletes.


  • Special Olympics athletes are ages 8 & older.


  • Our "Young Athletes" program provides developmentally appropriate play for children with intellectual disibilities ages 2 through 7.


  • Special Olympics volunteers come from all different walks of life, have a different levels of experience with sports and varying levels of interest.