Special Olympics

Special Olympics is a winning combination of sports, sharing, and caring. Special Olympics Davidson County offer year-around training and competition in over 15 different Olympic style sports.


Special Olympics Davidson County offers local, state, and international competition is open to athletes eight years old and older. Special Olympics contributes to the athlete's physical abilities, but it also provides psychological and social development.

For more information about Special Olympics Davidson County please visit the Special Olympics website or call 336-242-2285.

Sports Offered

Spring Sports
  • Power Lifting
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Softball

Fall Sports

August through November
  • Basketball
  • Bocce
  • Tennis
  • Equestrian

Winter Sport

December through February
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Snowboarding

Local Spring Games

Local Winter Games
  • Each Winter Special Olympics Davidson County offers Local Winter Games.
  • Winter Games are held at the J. Smith YMCA.
  • Sports Offered at Winter Games: Bowling, Basketball, Motor Skills and Play Activities.
Spring Games
  • Each Spring Special Olympics Davidson County offers Local Spring Games.
  • 2020 Spring Games will be Friday, April 24 (Rain Date: May 8, at Central Davidson High School
  • Sports Offered at Spring Games: Softball Throw, 50 Meter Walk/Dash, 100 Meter Walk/Dash, and Standing/Running Long Jump.
  • If you would like to volunteer for Local Games please contact Monica Byerly at 336-242-2959.