Basketball players stretch for a game.


Gaining the Tools to Succeed

Special Olympics Southern California offers training and competition in 12 sports, divided into two sports seasons: Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter.

During the spring and summer, athletes compete in athletics (track and field), aquatics, basketball, bocce, golf, and gymnastics.

During the fall and winter, athletes compete in bowling, floor hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.

Join our team as an athlete, coach, or volunteer.


Information, forms, and guides for current athletes and how to become an athlete. More...


Resources and forms for coaches and how to become a coach or a sports official. More...

Sports Offered

Find out what sports are offered in Southern California and information on those sports. More...

Summer Games

Cheer on 1,100 athletes as they compete at the 2015 Summer Games on June 13 - 14 in Long Beach.

Fall Games

Cheer on 1,100 athletes as they compete at Fall Games on December 13 - 14 in Fountain Valley & Irvine.

World Games

Los Angeles will host the Special Olympics World Summer Games in July 2015. More...

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