Special Olympics Florida

Polk County

Our Sports

Each season lasts approximately 3-4 months with at least 8 weeks of training and three levels of competition: County, Area, and State Games.  Follow the steps below to get signed up to participate!

Step 1:  Make sure to visit the Become an Athlete Page and complete all of the necessary registration forms and send completed forms to Registration or fax to 813-377-4872

Step 2: Review the sport offerings below (make sure to note the time of year the sport is played)

Step 3: Register for current sports by clicking REGISTER ONLINE or call 863-934-0261 for additional information

Step 4: Attend practice and have a great time!


  • Athletics/Track and Field (January-May)
  • Basketball (October-February)
  • Bocce (January-May)
  • Bowling (August – November) REGISTER ONLINE
  • Cheerleading (July – November) REGISTER ONLINE
  • Cycling (January – July)
  • Equestrian (September- March)
  • Flag Football (August – November) REGISTER ONLINE
  • Golf (May – October)
  • Gymnastics * (July- November)
  • Powerlifting (August – November) REGISTER ONLINE
  • Soccer (January – May)
  • Softball (August – November) REGISTER ONLINE
  • Stand Up Paddle (May- September)
  • Swimming (May-October)
  • Tennis (January- May)
  • Volleyball (January-May)
  • Young Athletes Program (Year Round) REGISTER ONLINE


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