Special Olympics Florida

Seminole County

Non-Competitive Programs

Young Athletes

The Young Athletes program is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2-7 with intellectual disabilities (ID) and developmental disabilities (DD) and their peers, designed to introduce them into the world of sports. Learn more.


Little ELITES (Elementary Level Introduction To Entry-level Sports) is a sports program that bridges the gap between Special Olympics Young Athletes (ages 2-7) and competitive Special Olympics sports (ages 8+) concepts and models. The program is ideal for children in 2nd through 5th grade who have an intellectual disability (ID) or developmental disability (DD) diagnosis.  Learn more.

Motor Activity Training

The Motor Activity Training Program (MATP) is designed for those athletes with severe disabilities whose physical and/or behavioral limitations preclude participation in traditional Special Olympics team and individual sports competitions.  The emphasis in MATP is on training and participation rather than competition.  MATP seeks to improve the athlete‚Äôs basic motor skills in the following areas: dexterity, striking, kicking, manual wheelchair, electric wheelchair and aquatics. Learn More

Contact Us with any questions or to sign your school or organization up for any of these programs; we look forward to have you join the Seminole County Family.