State Summer Games

1,500 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2019 Summer Games in Dutchess County, featuring competitions in Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics, Basketball, Bowling, Powerlifting, Gymnastics, Tennis and Volleyball. Vassar College will host our athletes along with SUNY Dutchess, Fishkill Bowl, and Mr.Todd’s Gymnastics also serving as host sites.

The Summer Games are one of two annual state games and one of more than 5,000 total competitive experiences held each year throughout New York. All events are free and open to the public.

Opening Ceremonies: Friday, June 14th at 8 PM at Vassar College, featuring the Parade of Athletes, entertainment and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.

Athletic Competition: Saturday, June 15th, in eight Olympic-style sports.

Service Volunteers and Fans in the Stands are needed at Opening Ceremonies and all competitions!

Volunteer Registration will be open March 12, 2019. Until then, please check out this webpage for details.