Michigan

Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. Since the establishment of Special Olympics in 1968, the number of people with and without intellectual disabilities who are involved with the organization has been growing, but the unmet need to reach more people with intellectual disabilities is staggering.
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More than 20,679 athletes participate in Special Olympics Michigan programs. Michigan has one of the largest programs in the U.S., but we're always looking for more athletes! Special Olympics Athletes are young and old. They have different backgrounds and hometowns. Some are gifted athletes; others must work very hard just to reach the finish line.

Athelete Development
Although sports is the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities. Through Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and prove their own capabilities. Special Olympics Michigan is not just training for sports--it's training for life!

Training and Competition
Special Olympics helps children and adults with intellectual disabilities improve their fitness, learn sports skills, and experience the joy of winning through regular training and competition. It's a year-round program and athletes can train for many different sports. It enables families to train together, to have common goals and to become part of the sports world of Special Olympics. Through Special Olympics, athletes gain self-esteem and discipline, which carry over into school, home and the workplace.

Michigan Contact Info

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East Campus Drive
Mt. Pleasant, MI,  48859

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+1 (989) 774-3911

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Upcoming Events

  • ذو القعدة 06 - ذو القعدة 07
    Coaches Weekend
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    السبت ذو القعدة 6 - الأحد ذو القعدة 07, 1438
     
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    Grand Rapids
    Michigan
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    Coaches Weekend

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    السبت ذو القعدة 6 - الأحد ذو القعدة 07, 1438
     

    2017 Coaches Weekend is coming soon to Oakland County, Area 15! This year features a new location at Calvin College, and the event promises to deliver opportunities to network, train, and learn from some of the most experienced coaches. During the weekend you will have the opportunity to obtain two sport certifications, enjoy an appreciation dinner & social event, attend breakout sessions, and network with other coaches.

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    2017 Coaches Weekend
    Calvin Coolidge College
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    USA
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    LETR SODA Classic
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    الجمعة ذو القعدة 26, 1438
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
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    Mt. Pleasant
    Michigan
    USA

    LETR SODA Classic

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    الجمعة ذو القعدة 26, 1438
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Being brought back by popular demand...SODA Classic Golf outing! Join us by being a player or sponsor. 4 person scramble, $75 per person includes 18 holes, cart, lunch and dinner. Raffles, auction and fun hole contests. Contact Heather Fox for sponsor levels and to register to golf.

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    Riverwood Golf Course
    1313 East Broomfield
    Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
    USA
  • ذو القعدة
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    Run for the Hills
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    السبت ذو القعدة 27, 1438
    07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Farmington Hills
    Michigan
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    Run for the Hills

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    السبت ذو القعدة 27, 1438
    07:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Benefit for the 1200 plus Special Olympics Athletes of Oakland County. Race starts and finishes in beautiful Shiawassee Park in Farmington Hills. Runners and walkers can choose from the 5k or 10k run, 5k walk or 1k fun run for kids


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    Shiawassee Park
    32340 Shiawassee Rd, Farmington, MI 48336
    Farmington Hills, Michigan
    USA
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  • ذو القعدة 29 - ذو الحجة 03
    3rd Annual LETRide Superior
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    الإثنين ذو القعدة 29 - الجمعة ذو الحجة 03, 1438
     
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    Sault Ste Marie
    Michigan
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    3rd Annual LETRide Superior

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    الإثنين ذو القعدة 29 - الجمعة ذو الحجة 03, 1438
     

    An epic ride around Lake Superior in support of Special Olympics. Starts Aug. 21, 2017 and ends Aug. 25, 2017 in Sault Ste Marie, ON Canada.


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    Ride Around Superior
    Various locations
    Sault Ste Marie, Michigan
    USA
    Ride goes around Lake Superior
  • ذو الحجة
    04
    No Olympian Left Behind
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    السبت ذو الحجة 04, 1438
    05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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    Port Huron
    Michigan
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    No Olympian Left Behind

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    السبت ذو الحجة 04, 1438
    05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    A dinner dance with a brown bag auction and 50/50 raffle will take place at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #3702 in Port Huron.

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    Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #3702
    2645 Howard Street
    Port Huron, Michigan
    USA
  • ذو الحجة
    04
    8th Annual 3D Archery Shoot
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    السبت ذو الحجة 04, 1438
    08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
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    Saginaw
    Michigan
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    8th Annual 3D Archery Shoot

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    السبت ذو الحجة 04, 1438
    08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    Join us for the 8th Annual Saginaw Field & Stream 3D Archery Shoot. $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. We are seeking auction items. If interested in donating, contact Mark Uribe at uribema84@gmail.com.

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    Saginaw Field & Stream
    1296 Gleaner Road
    Saginaw, Michigan
    USA
  • ذو الحجة
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    14th Annual Marshall Run
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    السبت ذو الحجة 11, 1438
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Newaygo
    Michigan
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    14th Annual Marshall Run

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    السبت ذو الحجة 11, 1438
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    This is a 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run in memory of our fallen comrade, Tpr Kevin M Marshall. The run takes place at Riverfront Park with registration taking place from 8-8:45 am. There are several age groups. Awards for top 3 finishers in each age group. T-shirts for all participants. Overall male and female awards. Overall Masters male and female (40 and over). Overall Police Officers male and female awards.


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    Riverfront Park
    Off Water St, off of M-37
    Newaygo, Michigan
    USA
    Off Water St, off of M-37 Near Wisner Canoe Rentals
  • محرم
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    Row Raiser
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    السبت محرم 10, 1439
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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    Holland
    Michigan
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    Row Raiser

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    السبت محرم 10, 1439
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Teams of 10 will work together to pull the distance of a marathon (26.2 miles) on a row machine. Teams compete for the fastest time, the most spirited team, and best fundraisers. Save the date! More details to come. **STAY TUNED FOR A REGISTRATION LINK**

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    Crossfit Lake Effect
    151 Coolidge Ave.
    Holland, Michigan
    USA
  • صفر
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    Oakland County Bowling Event
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    السبت صفر 29, 1439
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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    Waterford
    MI
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    Oakland County Bowling Event

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    السبت صفر 29, 1439
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Join us in November for our annual Special Olympics bowling event! We will have over 100 athletes converge on the 300 Bowl in Waterford for a number of events including Singles,Doubles, Team Bowling, Ramp bowling and more! Don't miss out!

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    300 Bowl
    100 S. Cass Lake Road
    Waterford, MI
    USA
  • رجب
    22
    2018 Oakland County Aquatics Event
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    الأحد رجب 22, 1439
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
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    Waterford
    MI
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    2018 Oakland County Aquatics Event

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    الأحد رجب 22, 1439
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    The Aquatics event offers athletes the opportunity to participate in a 10 yard, 15 yard, and/or 25 yard assisted races. In addition, athletes can participate in a flotation race of 15 yards, 25 yards, 25 yards back.

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    Waterford Mott High School
    1151 Scott Lake Road
    Waterford, MI
    USA
  • رجب 07 - رجب 14
    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games
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    الخميس رجب 7 - الخميس رجب 14, 1440
     
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    Zayed Sports City
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

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    الخميس رجب 7 - الخميس رجب 14, 1440
     

    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.

Sports Seasons

  • رمضان 20 - محرم 08
    Mt. Pleasant Softball Team
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    الخميس رمضان 20, 1438
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    Mt. Pleasant
    MI
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    Mt. Pleasant Softball Team

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    الخميس رمضان 20, 1438

    Practices will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6pm

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    Tribal Fields
    7498 East Broadway Road
    Mt. Pleasant, MI
    USA
    Softball Diamonds
  • شوال 02 - محرم 07
    Mt. Pleasant Soccer Teams
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    Mt. Pleasant
    MI
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    Mt. Pleasant Soccer Teams

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    الإثنين شوال 02, 1438

    Practices will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm. Parking is available in CMU Lot 65 (entrance off Broomfield just east of Crawford)(bathroom building available in parking lot) and there is a paved path to the soccer field.

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    CMU Soccer Club Field
    Corner of Broomfield and Crawford
    Mt. Pleasant, MI
    USA

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