Special Olympics Florida

Okaloosa County

Did You Know

  • Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults 8 years of age and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Our athletes are also invited to participate in Athlete Leadership and Healthy Athletes programs.
  • We currently offer 18 sports.
  • We serve 510 athletes throughout Okaloosa County.
  • 125 people from our community give their time to volunteer each year.

Get Involved

  • November 2, 2019 – Fundraising Event
    Post-Halloween Costume Contest & Dance Party
    Learn more and buy tickets online.
  • Want to become an athlete?  Visit our Sport Pages and see what activities we currently offer and how to get signed up to join the fun!
  • Want to become a volunteer?  Visit our Coaches Corner and find the steps on how to become a coach.  Want to volunteer but not sure you want to be a coach?  Visit our Volunteer page to discover the many ways you can volunteer.

Four-Star Rating

We’ve received the highest rating for six consecutive years from Charity Navigator.  Read More…

Donate to Special Olympics Florida – Okaloosa County

Our program is made possible through the generosity of local individuals, civic clubs, businesses and corporations. 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, uniforms or shoes for our athletes.

If you would like to make a donation, please contact us or send check to:

Special Olympics Florida – Okaloosa County
1978 – B. Lewis Turner Blvd. 
Ft. Walton Beach, FL  32547

Be sure to include “Okaloosa County” on the memo line. Your generous donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your continuous support.