Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported the recent 2020 Special Olympics Oregon Fall Virtual Games presented by Providence Health & Services. This was …Learn More »
Where Sport Means More
Special Olympics Oregon uses sports training and competition to grow acceptance and inclusion of children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
It’s all for the athletes.
Special Olympics Oregon brings year-round sports training and competition to children and adults with
intellectual disabilities. Through the challenges and triumphs of real competition, we serve Oregon’s largest disability
population by celebrating their abilities. And by competing, athletes experience life-changing opportunities to improve
physical fitness, learn everyday life skills and connect more closely to their communities.
Here are three ways you can get involved:
All programs are free to the athletes
Through the power and joy of sport, we focus on and appreciate all that our athletes can do. When that happens, attention to their disabilities fades away. They become more involved in their communities. And they explore new ways to show who they really are.
I want to thank you for being a part of the Special Olympics Oregon family. This year has challenged us, there’s no question about it. …Learn More »
It may seem that 2020 has shown us how to be brave in the attempt, as virtually (excuse the pun) nothing has unfolded how we …Learn More »