Special Olympics Great Britain offers year-round sport training and competition opportunities and is open to all people with intellectual (learning) disabilities regardless of their ability.
Our programme is designed to allow athletes of all ages to learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports. Events are modified where necessary to give athletes with severe disabilities opportunities for meaningful participation.
Regular training with qualified coaches is essential for the development of sports skills. Special Olympics maintains that competition is the best means of testing those skills, measuring progress and providing incentives for personal growth.
Watch this video to get a flavour of what Special Olympics competitions are about!