Physical fitness is a key part of the Special Olympics mission. Additional fitness activities beyond sport are improving our athletes sport performance, health and lives. The following fitness programs were created by Special Olympics Programs and have been replicated by other Special Olympics Programs around the world through funding provided by the Golisano Foundation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Finish Line and Herbalife.
Contact Monica Forquer, Manager of Fitness at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 202-824-0295 if you are interested in implementing a model in
Unified Sports Fitness Club
Unified Sports® Fitness Club is a year round program that offers unified physical activity opportunities through weekly or bi-weekly walking sessions developed by Special Olympics Connecticut.
Fit Families is a 6-week fitness challenge developed by Special Olympics Arkansas for athletes and their supporters (family members or others) to get active and healthy together.
SOfit is an 8-week Unified program developed by Special Olympics Minnesota that gets participants active while teaching them about holistic wellness.
Fitness Tracking Tools
These resources are designed to track the success of fitness programs and can be used to show the effectiveness of your fitness program.