Special Olympics Florida


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 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.









Number of lives changed?  Every one of them!


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.

Learn more about your local program!


Stay In Touch

News, updates and stories!

Theme Announced for Spread the Word Campaign

At the very root of inclusion is the crucial need for connection.

Florida Triathlon Team

First athletes announced to represent Team Florida at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

Local Hero Award Recipient

Chris Nikic is honored for his tireless work to create a more accepting and inclusive world for people with intellectual disabilities.

Chris Nikic Shatters Stereotypes

He makes history as the first Special Olympics athlete and person with Down syndrome to be an IRONMAN.

Broward County Sheriff's Office and Duffy’s Sports Grill Deliver Lunch

A team effort in supporting athletes in Broward County.

Tajha Talks Teamwork

Unified Talks bring the #UnifiedGeneration together in this virtual world!