Special Olympics Kentucky
Recreation & Sports Education
Our mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, 8 years of age and up, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
SOKY also offers a Young Athletes Program (YAP) as an innovative sports play program that serves as an introduction to sports for children with intellecutual disabilities and is developmentally appropriate for children ages 2-7. SOKY also offers a Healthy Athletes Program. SOKY would not exist without our volunteer support throughout Kentucky, to volunteer please visit our website at www.soky.org.