We've updated our Return to Activities Sports Plan. For more information visit our Return to Activities Information and Resources Page.
After a successful Fall season, the Fitness Combine is back with a newly improved Winter season. The eight week program is designed with flexibility in mind.
Our largest fundraiser is back!
This year, we want you to take Plunge into your own hands.
And don't worry, we won't judge. 2021 is your year.
 When Special Olympics Virginia athlete Richard Cuevas surrounded himself with people who saw him for him, his life flourished. Read and watch the story of Richard's amazing life.
An eight-week training program designed with flexibility in mind for grades 3rd-12th.
We’re offering age-appropriate videos promoting inclusion of people with differences. Picture books and student profiles highlight how people turned their experiences with isolation into inclusive opportunities.
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    About Us
    Special Olympics is a movement built on inclusion, where every person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability. We are helping make the world a better, healthier and more joyful place through the power of sport.
    Whether your interest is competitive or social in nature, we want you on our team. Through sports, athletes find joy, acceptance and success.
    Volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics movement. They bring out the champion in every Special Olympics athlete.
    Our coaches work closely with athletes and Unified partners to provide top-notch athletic instruction and serve as leaders, mentors, and role models.
Special Olympics Virginia is made up of 32 Area programs, organized into nine regions. Connect with your local program to get involved.
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In every corner of the state, Special Olympics Virginia is changing lives.
Special Olympics and Publix join forces to raise funds for thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities
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Our favorite stories from the year.
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Athlete Richard Cuevas wants a life just like yours.
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22,982
Athletes
2,500
Competitions
12,012
Volunteers
82
Athlete Leaders
5,247
Youth Leaders
527
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