Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to discover and unleash the champion within. Our athletes experience the thrill of competing in authentic sports. They overcome defeat, taste victory and stay active for life.

Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to discover and unleash the champion within. Our athletes experience the thrill of competing in authentic sports. They overcome defeat, taste victory and stay active for life.

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We're matching all donations for Giving Tuesday ā€” and kicking off our matching opportunity a day early so you don't miss out!
We're matching all donations for Giving Tuesday ā€” and kicking off our matching opportunity a day early so you don't miss out!
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If you don't have this in your school, you should!

Every child deserves to play! Unified Sports promotes inclusion by bringing students with and without intellectual disabilities together as teammates.
Every child deserves to play! Unified Sports promotes inclusion by bringing students with and without intellectual disabilities together as teammates.
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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.
POLAR PLUNGE

Join us and help support the athletes of Special Olympics New York and then splash into the frigid waters of New York.

All money raised helps provide year-round sports training and competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities in your community.