Special Olympics Florida
More than 500 athletes and Unified partners competed in 19 sports at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games!
Making a difference in Florida
It takes all of us to create a world of inclusion — athletes, volunteers, families, sponsors, coaches, the general public — who are willing to open our minds and hearts and provide new opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.
Number of lives changed? Every one of them!
Drive Awareness to our Mission
Special Olympics Florida's specialty license plate is a great way to show your support and be part of the inclusion revolution.
Need assistance in receiving a sports physical?
For current or prospective Special Olympics Florida athletes, who are in need of assistance in obtaining a sports physical — a requirement for participation in our program — we can help!
Join the Inclusion Revolution
It's a celebration that culminates with a series of race events across Florida via running, swimming, golfing, or paddling. The time is now to help us build a world of inclusion and acceptance.
Learn more about your local program!
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Running with the USF Bulls
2023 State Stand Up Paddle
More than 150 athletes traveled to Nathan Benderson Park for a great day of competition, featuring short and long-distance races in both individual and relay formats.
Hanging Out with the Pros
The Tampa Bay Bucs and Miami Dolphins recently invited Special Olympics Florida athletes to preseason training camps.
A Night of Celebration
Special Olympics Florida gathered recently at Flemings on Brickell Avenue to express our gratitude to our sponsors and partners and to celebrate the courage and contributions of all people with intellectual disabilities.
Orlando Health’s World-Class Care
Orlando Health – the Official Central Florida Health Home of Special Olympics Florida – recently opened the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute and invited two of our Athlete Leaders on an exclusive tour of this state-of-the-art facility.
Celebrating a Longtime Champion
For 22 years, Orlando journalist Jim Payne has been our champion. Special Olympics Florida honored him with a retirement celebration in Winter Park.