Summer Games

A graphic featuring pictures from previous Summer Games and Special Olympics events. There are youth and adult soccer players, track runners, and volunteers. The text reads 2023 Summer Games and has the Special Olympics DC logo The 2023 Summer Games are almost here!

Join us May 15-18th, 2023 at Catholic University as a volunteer or fan.

We are expecting this to be our biggest event since 2019. Hundreds of athletes, youth through adult, from all eight wards of DC will come together to compete in:

        • Unified and Traditional Soccer
        • Unified and Traditional Volleyball
        • Unified and Traditional Track & Field

Hundreds of daytime and evening volunteers are needed to make Summer Games the experience of a lifetime for Special Olympics DC athletes. Sign up today to make a difference this May!


Special Olympics D.C. Summer Games showcase the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities with competitions in these sports:

  • Youth Volleyball
  • Bocce
  • Soccer Skills & Team
  • Unified Soccer
  • Unified Volleyball
  • Track & Field: Youth and Adults