Special Olympics Florida

Volusia County

Did You Know

  • Volusia County is the fastest growing Project Unify County in Florida – click on information page to find out how you can become a part of this amazing program
  • Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults 8 years of age and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • We currently serve over 250+ athletes in Volusia County and have grown 56% in the last year
  • We offer 15 sports
  • Over 300+ volunteers give of their time for our program
  • Our athletes are also invited to participate in Athlete Leadership Programs and Healthy Athletes initiatives

Upcoming Events!

Basketball Season
State Basketball Games – February 5-6, 2016 at The Big House, 544 Lane Park Cutoff Rd, Tavares, FL

Summer Sports
Bocce Ball – 
East side will begin Bocce Practice on Saturday, January 30, behind the Port Orange Adult Recreation on White Street from 10:00-12:00 – Coach Anna Filannino
-West side will begin Bocce Practice on Saturday, January 16, at Deltona HS from 10-11:30am – 1st Practice will be orientation.  Coaches Darlene Grubbs and Patty Ferrante
Soccer – West Side Only Soccer practice starting this Saturday January 16th from 10 am-12…at Deltona High School. Come in the student parking lot entrance by Racetrac gas station
Volleyball – East Side Only – Begins Saturday, January 23rd at the Port Orange YMCA from 3:30-5pm.  Coach Cheryl Reiser.  Coaches Needed.
Track and Field – TBA
Cycling – TBA

County Summer Games – Saturday, March 5th – Deltona HS – approx start 9:30am
Area Summer Games – Saturday, April 9th – Jacksonville
State Summer Games – May 20-21 – ESPN Wide World of Sports


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Palmer College of Chiropractic offers FREE medicals to all Volusia County and Flagler County Special Olympics Athletes and FREE Chiropractic treatments to all athletes and their families. If athlete has Medicare or Medicaid, this must be applied prior to any service. Learn more.

How to Donate Directly to Volusia County

Our program is made possible through the generosity of individuals, civic clubs, businesses and corporations both local and across the nation. Our athletes participate in our program at no cost; therefore, without volunteers and donations, the program would not exist.  We accept donations in the form of cash or checks; or items such as water, food, transportation, office supplies, and equipment or shoes for our athletes.

If you would like to make a donation, please contact us or call 386-631-4405:
Special Olympics Florida – Volusia County
P.O. Box 290507
Port Orange, FL 32129

Please include Volusia County on your check’s memo line. Your generous donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your continued support.