Register for the 2023 Polar Plunge

Registration for the 2023 Polar Plunge is now open! Make a splash for Special Olympics Nevada athletes in Las Vegas, South Lake Tahoe or Elko. 

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Raiders Surprise Special Olympics Athlete with Super Bowl Tickets

The Las Vegas Raiders surprised a Special Olympics Nevada athlete with tickets, travel and accommodations to next month's Super Bowl! This act of kindness was made possible by Raiders 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year AJ Cole.

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Nevada Athlete Selected for 2023 World Games

Brandy Goodson of Fernley will join Special Olympics USA to compete at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. Brandy will compete in track & field this summer along with a select group of athletes from other states.

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WHAT WE DO

We pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of services to our athletes. Our sports training and competition opportunities provide athletes of all ability levels the chance to play and be part of a team. Skills like being a good teammate, winning with grace, and encouraging others are all skills that carry over into their every day lives. We're in our schools!  Through sports, we are bringing special education students and general education students on the same playing field, promoting acceptance and respect for all.   

Sports
We offer year-round training and competitions in 10 sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The skills our athletes gain on the playing field carries over to the playing field of life.
Education
The Schools Partnership Program is a unique education program in K-12 schools. It unifies students with and without disabilities through sports, promoting acceptance and respect.
Healthy Athletes
We believe that promoting regular health care to our athletes and encouraging a healthy lifestyle is vital for helping our athletes feel good about themselves.

What You Can Do

Become an Athlete

Train and
compete in
year-round sports

Volunteer

Give and
receive the
gift of joy

Attend a fundraiser

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