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:

http://specialolympicsva.org/sports/be-an-athlete

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.  

Even though the team has taken the dip, you can still help out with the Polar Plunge  held in February 2017 at Virginia Beach.  Click on link to donate: 

Area 23 Virginia Beach Polar Plunge


Thank you for your support of Greater Prince William Special Olympics 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOCCE - GAINESVILLE: Tuesday, April 11th at 7 PM at Heritage Hunt. For more information, click here, Bocce

TENNIS - WOODBRIDGE: Saturday, April 8th at 10 AM at Woodbridge High School. For more information, click here, Tennis

BOCCE - WOODBRIDGE: Thursday, April 6th at 6:30 PM at Minnieville Elementary School. For more information, click here, Bocce

TENNIS - GAINESVILLE: Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30 PM at Heritage Hunt.  For more information, click here, Tennis

TRACK AND FIELD (ATHLETICS) - WOODBRIDGE: Wednesday, March 29th at 6:45 PM at Woodbridge Middle School.  For more information, click here, Track and Field

TRACK AND FIELD (ATHLETICS) - MANASSAS: Saturdays, at 10 AM at Marstellar Middle School. First meeting on Saturday, March 25th will be at Bowl America on Mathis Avenue at 12 Noon.  For more information, click here,  Track and Field

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

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

AQUATICS - Friday, February 24, 2017.  For the eastern side, at the new Prince William County Aquatics Center located in Colgan High School from 7 – 8 PM (CLOSED)  and for the western side, Central Park Aquatics located at 10371 Central Park Dr, Manassas, VA 20110 from 8:15 – 9:15 PM. 


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/

UPCOMING SPORTS:

 

NEWSLETTERS:

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