Nevada

Special Olympics Nevada is dedicated to providing free sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with developmental disabilities. We exist to give our athletes year-round opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and share gifts, skills and friendships.  Sports training and competitions are offered in several areas in Nevada with 12 sports offered.
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Our sports trainings are geared toward the ability level of our athletes and our competitions are designed so that athletes compete against athletes of the same approximate ability level.

We offer the several programs for athletes that meet a range of ability levels and needs. 

Our  community-based training and competition is one of our more well-known programs as it offers 12 individual and team sports for athletes of all ages with a range of disabilities. Trainings and competitions take place in the evenings and weekends. 

Our  Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) is specifically for athletes with severe disabilities, with an emphasis on skill building and participation rather than competition. 

Our Unified Sports® Program is  characterized by  an equal numbers of athletes with and without developmental disabilities of similar age and ability competing on teams together.

Our Schools Partnership Program is  a sports training and competition program integrated into the regular school day for special education students. This program offers three sports during the school year: soccer, basketball and track & field. 

At-a-Glance:

  • We offer 12 sanctioned community sports and five school-based sports in the Clark County School district.
  • We offer more than 22 school-based, local and state competition opportunities each year.
  • More than 25 special events are held each year to raise both awareness and funding for our growing program.

Our Impact:

  • Our athletes often experience improved physical fitness, greater self-confidence and a more positive self-image.
  • Our athletes and volunteers discover new abilities and talents and grow intellectually and socially.
  • Our program increases community engagement and social participation among disabled children and adults and non-disabled community alike.

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Nevada Contact Info

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5670 Wynn Road, Suite H
Las Vegas, NV 89118

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+1 (702) 474-0690

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Upcoming Events

  • juil.
    21
    Chipotle Dine to Donate
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    ven. juil. 21, 2017
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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    Reno
    Nevada
    USA

    Chipotle Dine to Donate

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    ven. juil. 21, 2017
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    Chipotle Mexican Grill wants to donate 50% of the proceeds from their sales All DAY. to Special Olympics!   Instead of cooking dinner on July 21, stop by one of the two Chipotle locations and mention Special Olympics when you pay and they will dentate 50% of the proceeds from your sale to Special Olympics.  You'll enjoy a great meal and be supporting Special Olympics at the same time!


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    Chipotle
    6395 S. McCarren Blvd. A
    Reno, Nevada
    USA
  • juil.
    23
    2nd Annual Warm Springs Correctional Golf Tournament
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    dim. juil. 23, 2017
    08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
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    Carson City
    Nevada
    USA

    2nd Annual Warm Springs Correctional Golf Tournament

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    dim. juil. 23, 2017
    08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

    Enjoy a great day of golf at the beautiful Eagle Valley Golf Course and support Special Olympics at the same time,  Located in the foothills of Carson City, you'll enjoy 18 holes of golf at the desert links-style course that any true golfer will appreciate.  Registration is only $50 per person and includes lunch. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Nevada.


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    Eagle Valley Golf West Course
    3999 Centennial Park Drive
    Carson City, Nevada
    USA
  • oct.
    14
    North Las Vegas Police & First Responders Memorial Basketball
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    sam. oct. 14, 2017
    08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
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    North Las Vegas
    Nevada
    USA

    North Las Vegas Police & First Responders Memorial Basketball

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    sam. oct. 14, 2017
    08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    It will be the battle of the badges when Law Enforcement, First Responders and the community take to the basketball courts to earn bragging rights as the best basketball team in all of Las Vegas!  Teams are  limited to 3 - 5 players and registration is only $30 per person.  Teams are encouraged to raise additional funds and those who raise a minimum of $1,000 will have a Special Olympics athlete play on their team. Spectators are welcome and will be asked to make a donation at the door.


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    Legacy High School
    150 W Deer Springs
    North Las Vegas, Nevada
    USA
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  • mars 14 - mars 21
    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games
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    jeu. mars 14 - jeu. mars 21, 2019
     
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    Zayed Sports City
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

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    jeu. mars 14 - jeu. mars 21, 2019
     

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will be the host of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The Games will be held 14 to 21 March in 2019. The Games will span seven days of competition. About 7,000 athletes from more than 170 countries are invited to attend. The Games will feature competition in 24 sports.


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    Opening Ceremony

    Zayed Sports City Stadium
    Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
    Zayed Sports City Stadium, is an iconic multi-purpose stadium located in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is the largest stadium in the UAE with more than 43,000 seats.

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