2021 Plunges

The 2021 Plunge offers many fun ways for you to get involved and support Special Olympics athletes. Registration is now open!

Learn More & Register


Health & Hoops @ Home

Health & Hoops @ Home is a six-week virtual training season open to all athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners. The season offers live fitness and basketball practices every week via Zoom, and culminates with a two-week virtual competition. Registration has closed.

check out our current virtual basketball season


Keep our Impact Going for 2021


Special Olympics Northern California needs your support. Please help us continue to provide programs and opportunities that impact thousands of families across Northern California. Make your tax-deductible gift today!

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Special Olympics Northern California enriches the lives of more than 26,218 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their communities in Northern California through sports, education, and athlete health.

All of our programs are at no cost to the participants.

We offer year-round training and competitions in 14 sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The skills our athletes gain on the playing field carries over to the playing field of life.
The Schools Partnership Program is a unique education program in PreK-Transition schools. It unifies students with and without disabilities through sports, promoting acceptance and respect.
Athlete Health
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


Give and
receive the
gift of joy

Attend a Fundraiser

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The ESPY Award Tribute to Eunice Kennedy Shriver

ESPY Video Tribute: Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver - ESPN Video

She wanted to be known as a hero of sports and tonight she got it!

- Tim Shriver

Chairman of Special Olympics

Thank You to Our Annual Partners

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