Participate

Coaches provide the sports skills and spirit that define a true athlete. Athletes provide the heart, ambition and courage that define Special Olympics Iowa.

Below are helpful links for coaches and athletes to navigate quickly to important information.

Become a Coach Coaching Clinics and Courses
Coaches’ Guide (pdf)
Become an Athlete SOIA Physical and Consent Form
Participation Forms Area Pages/Area Competitions
Newsletter Upcoming Events
Class A Application Fitness Improvement Training (FIT)
Athlete Leadership Healthy Athletes

Special Olympics Iowa offers competition and training in 23 Olympic-type sports:

  • athlete-smileAlpine Skiing
  • Aquatics
  • Athletics (Track and Field)
  • Basketball
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cycling
  • Developmental Events
  • Equestrian
  • Figure Skating
  • Flag Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Nordic Skiing (Cross Country)
  • Powerlifting
  • Roller Skating
  • Snowshoeing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Speed Skating
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball