Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia program provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults in Philadelphia with intellectual disabilities.

The program, however, is about more than just sports. Through work in health, education, community building and sports, Special Olympics is addressing inactivity, injustice, intolerance and social isolation by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities.

News & Events
2015 Polar Plunge – Speedos, Policemen and Fox29 – OH MY!
January 22, 2015

On Wednesday, January 21, Quincy and Chris O’Connell of Fox29 met up at Neshaminy State Park to pre-plunge in anticipation of the big East Plunge taking place this Saturday!Supporters of Special Olympics joined in this pre-event dip wearing anything from itsy bitsy speedos, to full on police uniforms! FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV Think […]

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The 2015 Polar Plunge
January 6, 2015

Happy New Year, Everyone! It’s going to be an incredible 2015 for Special Olympics Philadelphia and what better way to start off a new year than by Freezin’ for a Reason AT THE ANNUAL POLAR BEAR PLUNGE – THE OFFICIAL EVENT OF WINTER! This 7 year tradition is taking place at Neshaminy State Park on Saturday, January 24th […]

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