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Sports Paused Through April 25, Summer Games Delayed

Following guidance from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the State of Michigan, Special Olympics Michigan is enacting a two-week pause of all in-person sports effective through Sunday, April 25. The 2021 State Summer Games is also delayed from its previously-proposed date of Friday, June 4.

Return to Play Information

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

Volunteers Needed All Across Michigan

As Special Olympics Michigan gears-up to return to action, local programs near you are in need of volunteers. From helping at practices to coaching, being a chaperone and other positions, there's a great need all across the state.

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.

  • 23,807 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