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 Winter Games

They train year-round for this, the Special Olympics New York Winter Games. Join us in Rochester February 22-23 as 1,000 athletes and coaches compete in six winter sports.
They train year-round for this, the Special Olympics New York Winter Games. Join us in Rochester February 22-23 as 1,000 athletes and coaches compete in six winter sports.
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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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Curious about activities near you? Learn about sports, events and ways to get involved in each of our nine regions.