2017 Summer Games

May 16-24, 2017

Catholic University DuFour Athletic Center

3606 John McCormack Drive NE

Washington, DC 20064


Join more than 1,000 Special Olympics Athletes and 1,050 volunteers building communities of respect and inclusion.

Celebrate traditions embodied in the Olympic movement which celebrate the character of children and adults with intellectual disabilities:

  • Opening Ceremonies that are joyful and electric
  • Competitions conducted in adherence with official rules and high standards
  • Awards Ceremonies following every event that are filled with pageantry

Download the 2017 Summer Games Schedule (PDF, 7.1 MB).

To register to volunteer, click here.

Special Olympics DC Summer Games Volunteer Opportunities (PDF, 337.2 KB)
Date Event Time
Tuesday, May 16 Opening Ceremonies 10-2pm
Unified Adult Volleyball 6-10:30pm
Wednesday, May 17 Youth Track Events
(Military Day)
Thursday, May 18 Adult Track Events 10-2pm
Friday, May 19 Adult Field Events 10-2pm
Monday, May 22 Youth Field Events 10-2pm
Tuesday, May 23 Soccer Team 10-2pm
Wednesday, May 24 Youth Volleyball, Soccer Skills & Traditional Bocce 10-2pm
Thursday, May 25 Rain Date for any event 10-2pm

To register to volunteer, click here.

To participate, donate or spectate, please contact MariaNelly Johnson at 202.408.2640 or mjohnson@specialolympicsdc.org. Come out to Catholic University to see our athletes in action!