State Summer Games
Special Olympics Rhode Island’s largest sporting event of the year is BACK at the University of Rhode Island on June 3rd & 4th. The 2022 State Summer Games will feature in-person events!
Athlete will compete in Athletics, Bowling, Cycling, Powerlifting, Swimming Soccer Skills and Unified Soccer. This is the first Summer Games since 2019, due to the effects of the pandemic. We’re so happy to be BACK!!!
The Opening Ceremony on Saturday, June 4th will include the introduction of our local teams, the entrance of the Torch Run Final Leg with the Flame of Hope and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.
In addition to competitive events, Saturday will include Olympic Village, the Healthy Athletes Wellness Village and an Athlete Showcase. Olympic Village is an area filled with fun and interactive events for athletes and their families to enjoy. Healthy Athletes Wellness Village is located in Olympic village offering free vision, dental, hearing and fun fitness screenings along with massage therapy for athletes.
Also, on Saturday the annual motorcycle run is back and will arrive in Olympic Village at around 5:30pm.