Special Olympics Rhode Island

Address: 370 George Washington Highway
Smithfield, RI 02917
Phone: (401) 349-4900 Fax: (401) 3494936 Email: mmcgovsori@aol.com Website: http://www.specialolympicsri.org

The Special Olympics Rhode Island program is one of the world’s most dynamic, providing over 1,400 year-round sports training and athletic competitions for more than 2,700 athletes and hosting over 40 local, regional, and statewide tournaments and competitions each year in 25 official and demonstration sports. Special Olympics Rhode Island’s innovative programs also include the Unified Sports Program for athletes with and without intellectual disabilities, the Motor Activities Training Program for athletes with profound disabilities, Young Athletes Program, Healthy Athletes Program and the Global Messenger Program for athletes who serve as spokespeople for Special Olympics. Our mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by 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.

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