June 12 @ 8:00 AM - June 13 @ 5:00 PM EDT
1,500 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2020 Summer Games in Dutchess County, featuring competitions in Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics, Basketball, Bowling, Powerlifting, Gymnastics, Tennis and Volleyball. Vassar College will host our athletes along with Dutchess Community College, Fishkill Bowl, and Mr.Todd’s Gymnastics also serving as competition sites.
The Summer Games are one of two annual state games and one of more than 5,000 total competitive experiences held each year throughout New York. All events are free and open to the public.
Opening Ceremonies: Friday, June 12th at 8 PM at Vassar College, featuring the Parade of Athletes, entertainment and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.
Athletic Competition: Saturday, June 13th, in eight Olympic-style sports.
Service Volunteers and Fans in the Stands are needed at Opening Ceremonies and all competitions! Visit this page in March 2020 for volunteer registration.