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 Bowling Sectional
March 23, 2015

Athletes to compete in Eastern Bowling Sectional Sunday, March 29  WHO: 26 of our Philadelphia athletes and 11 coaches will be attending the 2015 Eastern Bowling Sectional on March 29th. Athletes will be competing in Bowling Singles. WHAT: The 2015 Eastern Bowling Sectional brings 325 athletes, 150 coaches and 75 families from 18 different counties together […]

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Spread the Word to End the Word!
March 4, 2015

Wednesday, March 4 is the Annual Day of Awareness! WHAT: Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies and our supporters to inspire respect and acceptance through raising the consciousness of society about the R-word – ‘retard(ed)’ – and how hurtful words and disrespect can be toward people […]

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