Special Olympics Florida
The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
The ultimate objective of Special Olympics Florida is to help people with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society at large, by offering them a fair opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills and talents through sports training and competition, and by increasing the public’s awareness of their capabilities and needs.
Special Olympics Florida, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Special Olympics Florida is committed to promoting unity and creating a community of belonging, inclusion, respect, growth and development by valuing, encouraging, celebrating and supporting our diverse athletes, staff, coaches, family members and volunteers. We embrace non-discriminatory practices and policies and provide equal access to opportunities for employment, advancement, volunteering, and athletic participation.