Special Olympics

S-LC student with Special Olympics participants

A golden service opportunity

Every year, Calvin hosts the Southwest Michigan Regional Special Olympic Games on the first Saturday in May. About 400 athletes come to our campus and compete in various athletic competitions including track and field, swimming, bocce ball, and horseshoes. The winners from these games will go on to compete in the state championship!

If you have any questions, please email Allysa


Important dates & times

This year’s games will take place on May 3rd, 2014. Chaperones will need to check in at 7:30am and stay until their athletes have completed all events. The day usually concludes before 1:00pm.

Chaperones can choose to attend one of two training sessions the week before the event.