Special Olympics Florida

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Building Unified Communities

By playing and leading together, we are creating an inclusive and welcoming world for all! Be part of a powerful new generation that celebrates ALL abilities -- in sports, in schools, in health!

Athletes

Athletes are the heart of our movement. We offer year-round sports training and competition for all abilities and at no cost to the athlete or their families!

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.

Participants

83,383

Volunteers

38,721

Athletes

58,424

Competitions

515

Number of lives changed?  Every one of them!

Features

Game Changers

The impact of inclusion in sports, organizations, and culture.

Polar Plunge

Take the plunge and be a part of the coolest events of the year! Join the fun, help raise funds and win prizes.

Virtual Programs and Resources

We have many on-going online programs to keep us all active and healthy.

Get more information for your local program!

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Stay In Touch



News, updates and stories!

Chris Nikic Wants to Be the First Ironman Finisher With Down Syndrome

The 21-year-old is shattering expectations while chasing his goal.

Announcing our Family Action Network

A new initiative to connect families and athletes across the state.

An Advocate For Others

Krystal has become a vocal advocate for others with disabilities.

Older Athletes Are Cautious

Some Special Olympic athletes are taking extra precautions with COVID-19, because they fall into a category which makes them or their family more vulnerable to the infection.

Thank You Publix

We are so proud of the Publix associates who are also part of our Special Olympics Florida family.

COVID-19 Update

The health and safety of our athletes will always be our top priority.