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Polar Plunge Registration Open Now!

Registration is open now for the first-ever virtual Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan! Instead of hitting the water at a traditional Plunge location, now the choice is up to you on where, when and how you want to get bold and cold for the athletes of Special Olympics Michigan. You can also sign up to run in the first-ever Frozen 5K.

2020 SOMI Car Raffle Winners Drawn

Find out which three lucky winners were drawn for the 2020 SOMI Car Raffle!

Return to Play Information

Get all the information and resources you need regarding Special Olympics Michigan's return to play/practice process.

What We Do

Special Olympics Michigan provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Athletes develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy while participating in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship among their families, Special Olympics athletes and the community. The athletes achieve their dreams with the support of caring volunteers, coaches, family members and staff. Donations from Michigan citizens and businesses provide funding for the program.

  • 22,777 Participants
  • 24 Sports
  • 2,954 Active Certified Coaches
  • 23,216 Volunteers

SOMI Programs

Special Olympics Michigan has a variety of programs that promote awareness, inclusion, unity, health, and more.

Special Olympics Health

SO College

Young Athletes™

Unified Champion Schools (UCS)

Our Partners