Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to compete in Olympic-style, coached sports. To stay active for life. To achieve goals at local and international contests. And to taste victory and overcome defeat.

Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to compete in Olympic-style, coached sports. To stay active for life. To achieve goals at local and international contests. And to taste victory and overcome defeat.

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2019 Summer Games

From June 14-15, 2019, more than 1,500 athletes and coaches will travel from around the state to compete in eight Olympics-style summer sports in Dutchess County.
From June 14-15, 2019, more than 1,500 athletes and coaches will travel from around the state to compete in eight Olympics-style summer sports in Dutchess County.
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Thrilling Competition

From training to the state games and beyond, athletes work hard to qualify at every level and to beat the field in every sport.
From training to the state games and beyond, athletes work hard to qualify at every level and to beat the field in every sport.
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A Vibrant Community

Leadership skills and healthy living benefit athletes long after any game, so lessons of inclusivity and wellness radiate across the state.

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