Special Olympics

About Special Olympics

Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment -- on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.

Special Olympics Southern California is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is accredited by Special Olympics Inc. as one of 52 Special Olympics Chapter Programs in the United States. The Inland Empire Region serves all of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.Special Olympics Logo Inland Empire Regional Staff are authorized by SOCS to manage and supervise all Special Olympics programs within its geographical boundaries. There are NO fees charged to athletes to participate in Special Olympics!

Special Olympics Mission

To provide sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, 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.

Our Current sport for Spring 2019 is Bocce Ball

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Get Involved

Become an Athlete
  • Persons with intellectual disabilities
  • Must be a minimum of 8 years old to train and compete
  • All ability levels are welcome
  • Participation forms are good for three years from the doctor’s date on the form
  • Required completion of athlete participation packet

Must go through the Class A volunteer clearance process. Class A volunteers must be a minimum age of 14 years of age. Registration is done online and includes a background screen, protective behaviors training, and concussion training.

Send Completed Original Forms to:

Katy Cox
Community Services Coordinator
11200 Base Line Road           
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
(No Copies, Scans or Faxes Accepted)
For more information about Special Olympics Inland Empire visit SOSC.org/InlandEmpire