Through the Young Athletes program, children between the ages of 2-7 are introduced to the world of sport, with the goal of preparing them for Special Olympics training and competition when they get older.

Comprehensive Young Athletes Activity Guide:  English (PDF)  |   Spanish (PDF)



Development of motor skills and eye-hand coordination at the athletes’ skill and ability level

Inclusive interactions that leads to friendships based on respect and acceptance

Provides families a vehicle to empower one another to see their children’s potential




Please check out Our Unified Champion Schools Programs list to find a school based program near you.


For more information about our Young Athletes Program please contact:

Northern Nevada – Kevin:

Southern Nevada – Dominique: