Welcome to Prince William Special Olympics

Prince William County Special Olympics provides recreational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the county. Currently there are 13 competitive sports events which involve 270 athletes (children and adults).

According to Changing Lives through Sports: A Report Card on the Impact of Special Olympics, the benefits are substantial. Research documents significant improvement in sense of self, social skills, and social interactions. Parents also see health critical health benefits. Reliable data also reflects a strong correlation between Special Olympics participation and the ability to be employed.

If you are new to Special Olympics Virginia, before mailing the form, please make sure the form is signed by a medical professional (a person licensed in Virginia to complete  physical examinations).

Call 703-680-6661 or email medical@pwsova.org  to request a registration package.  You can also download the form from the web site:


Mail your completed form to:

Prince William Special Olympics, PO Box 1073, Woodbridge, VA 22195


Polar Plunge

For many, Special Olympics is a place where they find an opportunity to participate in their communities, develop belief in themselves, and feel like champions. We are proud to offer a wide variety of sports and competitive events in: Alpine Skiing, Aquatics, Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Floor Hockey,  Powerlifting, Soccer, Tennis, and Track and Field.   Equipment and training are provided free of charge to the athletes.  

This year, we will be focusing on the Polar Plunge in February 2017 at Virginia Beach.  Please consider joining our team.

Click on link to join or donate: 

Area 23 Virginia Beach Polar Plunge

Thank you for your support of Greater Prince William Special Olympics 



ALPINE SKIING - Starts in December.  For more info, email AreaCoordinator@pwsova.org

BASKETBALL - East: Wednesday, November 16th at Saunders Middle School, Woodbridge. For more information, click here Basketball


BASKETBALL - West: Saturday, November 19th at GMU Freedom Aquatics and Fitness Center, Manassas. For more information, click here Basketball


BOWLING - MANASSAS: Saturday, March 4th at 12 Noon at Bowl America, Mathis Ave. For more information, click here, Bowling


BOWLING - WOODBRIDGE: Sunday, March 12th at 1:15 PM at Bowl America, Occoquan. For more information, click here, Bowling


FLOOR HOCKEY - Sunday, November 6th at GMU Freedom Aquatics and Fitness Center, Manassas. For more information, click here Floor Hockey


POWERLIFTING - Thursday, November 3rd at Potomac High School Weightroom. The workout goes from 7:30 to around 8:45 PM and consists of stretching, squats, bench press, and deadlift. Jerry Stanphill is the head coach and can be reached at (cell) 202-281-8804 for any questions. For more information, click here, Powerlifting


You may also view our calendar for all practice dates, times, and location details at http://pwsocalendar.azurewebsites.net/client/




Newsletters can now be found on the webpage "News and Events"





Council meeting on Saturday, January 10 at  9 AM as a teleconference. Meetings are open to the public.

Bowling starts on Sunday, October 19 at 2 PM at Dale City Lanes and Saturday, November 15 at 1 PM at Mathis Avenue Lanes.  Read more at Bowling 

Floor Hockey starts on Sunday, November 16, 5 PM at GMU Freedom Aquatics and Fitness Center.  Read more at Floor Hockey

Basketball starts on Wednesday, November 19, 7 PM at Saunders Middle School for full court and Ferlazzo building for half court and skills. The Gainesville program starts on Saturday, December 6, 4 - 5:30 PM at GMU Freedom Aquatics and Fitness Center.  Read more at Basketball