Special Olympics

What is Special Olympics?

Special Olympics Mission Statement
Special Olympics Ohio is part of the global inclusion movement using sports, health education, and leadership programs to empower people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Ohio provides year-round sports training and competition in 18 different sports for nearly 22,000 children and adults 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 Olympics athletes, and the community. 

Muskingum County Special Olympics offers the following sports: 

Basketball Skills

Special Olympics


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