The 2021 Polar Plunges are Coming!

We are hard at work planning a Plunge season filled with the fun and inspiration you have come to expect, while providing a safe environment for all those who participate. Check back soon for more information or receive updates.


Fall Games @ Home

Athletes competed in live and off camera events as a part of Fall Games @ Home. Learn more at the Fall Games @ Home website. 

Fall Games @ Home

Watch the Awards Ceremony Monday, November 30.

Live Links:  Facebook  |  YouTube



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

An easy and fun way to support our athletes!


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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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