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Revealing the champion in all of us

Michigan Unified flag football teams take their place among Ford Field champions

Six Unified high school flag football teams competed at Ford Field on November 30 with teams comprised of Special Olympics Michigan athletes and high school students.

Special Olympics Michigan transforming former school into world's largest Special Olympics facility

Special Olympics Michigan has purchased the former South Christian High School campus in Byron Township and will transform the former Grand Rapids area school into the Special Olympics Michigan Unified Sports & Inclusion Center. 

Inclusion Blend Coffee available now!

Special Olympics Michigan is proud to partner with Schuil Coffee to offer the Inclusion Blend. For every bag of coffee purchased, Schuil Coffee will donate $1.00 to support Special Olympics Michigan athletes and programming. Get your bag today!

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
  • 3,278 Active Certified Coaches
  • 32,867 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

Our Partners