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special olympics

Special Olympics Florida-Palm Beach County (SOFL-PBC) provides year-round sports training and athletic 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 Olympic athletes and the community.  SOFL-PBC supports over 1,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities throughout Palm Beach County.

 
Volunteer and Coaching opportunities are available throughout the county, as well as training courses for those interested in becoming a Certified Special Olympics Coach. Interested in coaching, competing, volunteering or becoming a sponsor? Please contact Rich Fleming, County Director for more information at 561-966-7019.

 Special Olympics Florida-Palm Beach County

Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign

​Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies and other supporters to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the R-word and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word.

Featured Program

Young Athletes

A Special Olympics Program for Children ages 2-7

Young Athletes is a fun sports play program focusing on physical activities and social skills for young children with intellectual disabilities. Families play together in our Free community based program on Saturdays!
Schools and agencies can also run Special Olympics Young Athletes programs at their site with the free equipment, supplies and training we provide.

Please call Lisa Kuntzman to sign up and get the ball rolling, 561-966-7072

 

Contact Information


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Special Olympics
Florida-Palm Beach County

Therapeutic Recreation

2728 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth, FL 33461
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Ph:  561-966-7019


Rich Fleming
County Director

Dan Fawcett
Games Director

Lisa Kuntzman
Program Director

Ryan Gilbert
Sports Director