Sports

Special Olympics Maryland Howard County offers year-round training and competition inĀ 19 olympic-type sports to all persons six years of age and older with an intellectual disability. Programs are designed to serve all ability levels, and there is no cost to participate.

No prior experience in a sport is necessary. Special Olympic athletes are grouped in competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender. Events for lower level ability athletes are offered in the form of basic skills. The development of these skills is necessary prior to advancing to the next level of competition.

Click on any of the sports links below to find out more information about a specific sport. For current Sports Information click here.

Click here to find out more information about how to become a Special Olympics athlete.

Fall Sports

Cross Country Running, Cycling, Flag Football, Golf, Power Lifting, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Winter Sports

Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing

Spring/Summer Sports

Aquatics, Athletics, Bocce, Cheerleading, Equestrian, MATP, Softball