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

The program, however, is about more than just sports. Through work in health, education, community building, and sports, Special Olympics addresses inactivity, injustice, intolerance, and social isolation by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities. We give our participants skills they can use at home, in school, and at work.

Special Olympics PA –  Philadelphia envisions a world where people with intellectual disabilities lead healthy, vibrant lives grounded in ongoing sports and physical activities, sound nutrition, and a deeply held commitment to improve, compete, achieve and demonstrate their personal bests to themselves and their communities. 

Special Olympics PA –  Philadelphia envisions a world where people with intellectual disabilities – and their families — know the best ways to optimize their health and well-being. We want to make sure that accessible information, resources, systems, and policies exist at the individual, community, national and global levels that support them in realizing healthy and productive lives.

Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia envisions a world in which people with intellectual disabilities are leaders in engendering and sustaining acceptance and respect within schools and communities. We do this through Special Olympics’ inclusive sports, fitness, and youth activation programs.

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2023 Philadelphia Spring Games “Fans in the Stands” and Olympic Village Partners
March 22, 2023

Come Celebrate the Power of Sports and the Joy of Competition at the 45th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games on Saturday, April 29th, 2023 at William Penn Charter School Friends, fans and supporters of Special Olympics PA athletes are welcome to join us at the 2023 Special Olympics PA Philadelphia Spring Games, presented by NJM Insurance, on […]

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Fall Sports Season Sign-Up’s
September 29, 2022

         Fall Sports Sign-ups   May 15 – June 15, 2023                  SIGN UP NOW CLICK HERE!     Step 1:  Select your Region & Sport Select the Region where you live and browse the list of sports available to take the next step in your Special Olympics journey. Philadelphia […]

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