Welcome to Special Olympics York County

volunteersSpecial Olympics York County (SOYC) provides year-round sports training and 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.

All training and competition opportunities are provided free of charge to the athletes and their families, enabling everyone to experience the benefits of Special Olympics that extend well beyond the playing field.

Special Olympics York County currently has 360 athletes participating in 15 sports programs. Our programs are supported by hundreds of volunteers, giving their time and talents and by the generous contributions from individuals, companies and organizations.

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SOYC is affiliated with Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) and Special Olympics International (SOI).

E-mail: info@specialolympicsyorkcounty.org