1,500 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2018 State Summer Games, featuring competitions in Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics, Basketball, Bowling, Powerlifting, Gymnastics, Tennis and Volleyball. Siena College will host our athletes along with Hudson Valley Community College, World Class Gymnastics Latham, and North Colonie Central School District also serving as host sites.
The Summer Games are one of three annual state games and one of more than 4,000 total competitive experiences held each year throughout New York. All events are free and open to the public.
Opening Ceremonies: Friday, June 15th at 8 PM at Siena College, featuring the Parade of Athletes, entertainment and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.
Athletic Competition: Saturday, June 16th, in eight Olympic-style sports.
Volunteers are needed to: Set up and break down sports venues, distribute lunches, sell merchandise, and help with our Opening Ceremonies and Olympic Village.
Staff the following athletic competitions: Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics, Basketball, Bowling, Powerlifting, Gymnastics, Tennis and Volleyball & the most important role… to be ‘FANS in the Stands’ at Opening Ceremonies and at sports venues, cheering the athletes on to victory.