Sports and Competitions
All are welcome. Free admission. Join us for Opening Ceremonies on
Friday June 7th at Southern Connecticut State University's Jess Dow Field, 7:15 p.m. Cheer on our athletes at all venues throughout the weekend!
DATE AND TIME
Friday June 7: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday June 8: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday June 9: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2,500 Athletes and Unified Partners
Southern Connecticut State University
200 Wintergreen Avenue, New Haven
Swimming, Racewalking, Wheelchair Races, High Jump and Tennis
Yale Dewitt Cuyler Athletic Complex
252 Derby Avenue, West Haven
Athletics: Track and Field Events
Yale West Campus
100 West Campus Drive, Orange
Hamden Hall Country Day School Skiff Street Athletic Fields
225 Skiff Street, Hamden
Soccer, Developmental Swimming
Law Enforcement Torch Run- June 5-7
3 days...statewide...3,500+ Law Enforcement Officers, Volunteers, and Special Olympics Athletes running over 640 miles throughout 100 cities and towns
Opening Ceremonies: Friday June 7, Jess Dow Field, SCSU
Parade of Athletes, Ceremonial Lighting of the Olympic Flame & Entertainment
Olympic Town: Saturday and Sunday, June 8 & 9, SCSU
Educational, Cultural, Entertainment & Interactive Activities
Healthy Athletes Village: Saturday and Sunday, June 8 & 9, SCSU
Health Screenings with Special Smiles, Opening Eyes, Fun Fitness, Fit Feet,
Health Promotion, Healthy Hearing, Strong Minds and Massage Therapy
Victory Dance: Saturday night, June 8
Movie: Friday afternoon and Sunday evening
In addition to United Technologies, Sponsors include:
74 Local Programs • 26 Olympic-Type Sports • 4 State Games • Sports Training and Competitions All Year Round
Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. It also offers Special Olympics Unified Sports® which teams up athletes with intellectual disabilities and their peers without disabilities, known as Unified partners, to play sports. Participants train for 8 to 12 weeks prior to a state competition. This training is offered through our Local Programs.
Unified Sports® Fall Festival
Unified Sports® Holiday Classic