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Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. 

Spring Sports Programs start in April.
 
Come out for one or more of the programs to help you get in shape and enjoy life to the fullest. Bowling starts on Friday, April 1 at 6 pm. Sunday, April 3 the three other programs began. Softball is at Hickory Middle School from 1:30 to 3:30. Track and Field is from 1:30 to 3 and Tennis is from 3 to 4:30 at Oscar Smith High School. Check out the full schedules on the schedule page or on the Facebook site.
 
Save the Date!
 
Friday, June 24 will be the date for the end of the season Dinner, Awards Ceremony & Dance at Traditions in Chesapeake. Invitations will go out in mid-April. Be sure to send your response card and check back to reserve a space for you and your family. Seating is limited so respond quickly.
 
Polar Plunge 2016 was held on Saturday, February 6 at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront  
 
We are so proud of all of our athletes, parents and friends who stepped up this year and took that cold plunge into the wintery, cold Atlantic. We were "Freezing for a Reason" helping to raise the funds to support our Special Olympics Chesapeake Sports Program. You looked great in your plunge t-shirts and everyone had a great time.
 
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There are two new volunteer forms on the
Volunteer tab of this web site. The links are also below.
 
 


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