In-person sports training, competition, meetings and social gatherings ARE NOT permitted in counties like York, which is designated by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as having substantial levels of community transmission of COVID-19. Watch here for information as the transmission risk decreases, and Special Olympic events resume.
While we can’t gather together this year in the Susquehanna River for our York County Polar Plunge, there is an opportunity to register for a fun virtual winter event, the PA Polar Pop.
Consider participating in this goofy event by visiting
2021 PA Polar Pop for information and registration details. To keep your donations local, identify yourself as a past York County Polar Plunger during registration.
Learn more about York County Plunge
Although in-person gatherings are not happening, our athletes have virtual opportunities throughout the season to stay involved in sports and wellness. During the winter, local athletes have registered and are participating in a
York County Special Olympic Athletes doing the Heptathlon meet on ZOOM weekly, to encourage each other and socialize. Here you see them demonstrating some good form for power punches.
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Mark your calendars for May 7, 2021 —
Special Olympics York County will be participating with hundreds of local nonprofit organizations in Give Local York – the biggest day of giving in York County!
Our organization is run completely by volunteers. Interested in getting involved? More information here:
Special Olympics York County is organized and run entirely by volunteers.
Their contribution may vary from several hours a week for a sports season or several hours a month throughout the year or several hours once a year at a competition. The benefits include the satisfaction in helping athletes improve their skills and their self-image.Learn More