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

58,466

Competitions

515

Number of lives changed?  Every one of them!

Features

New Plate Now Available

Special Olympics Florida's specialty license plate is a great way to show your support of our mission.

Need assistance in receiving a sports physical?

If you are in the Central Florida area, we invite you to request an appointment through our Central Florida Health Home partner, Orlando Health.

Virtual Programs and Resources

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

Learn more about your local program!

 

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News, updates and stories!

Athletes Complete New York City Marathon

Special Olympics Florida athletes Chris Nikic and Samantha Rodriguez delivered stellar performances on one of the biggest stages in the sporting world.

Race for Inclusion Updates

We held our first two events in Orlando and Pensacola.

Torch Run(ning) for our Athletes

The Law Enforcement Torch Run was back in Clermont, kicking off from Special Olympics Florida headquarters. 

A wonderful night at Champions Gala

Some 400 guests turned out for the event at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, as we honored our award winners.

Chris Nikic Completes Boston Marathon

He continues to show the world that athletes with intellectual disabilities can do remarkable things, if they’re just given the chance.

A Great Day at Sunshine Bowl

This year’s event featured a flag football tournament, Punt, Pass & Kick contest, a cheer clinic and the Jack in the Club blackjack tournament.