About the 2023 Summer Games

The Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games are the largest annual competition for Special Olympics athletes in the state of Virginia.

This year's event will take place in Richmond, Virginia from June 9-10, 2023. The Games will feature over 1,200 athletes from across Virginia competing in a variety of sports such as swimming, track and field, tennis and more.

Learn about this year's Opening Ceremony celebration at the Robin's Center on Friday night.
University of Richmond
410 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173
Swim RVA
5050 Ridgedale Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23234
Bowlero Richmond
6540 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230
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Glen Allen Softball Complex
2175 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060
"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
Athlete Oath
Sports Offered
Dive in for schedules, volunteer opportunities, and in-depth information on each sport, all while celebrating the power of inclusion and unity in sports.
There will be 500 athletes competing in Athletics.
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There will be 250 athletes competing in softball.
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There will be 225 athletes competing in swimming.
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There will be 250 athletes competing in bowling.
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There will be 60 athletes competing in tennis.
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By The Numbers
Health Screenings provided
Members of Law Enforcement
Download the official Summer Games map to help you get around Summer Games.
The Richmond region is excited and ready to host your upcoming event! As you plan your trip, check out a few things you should know before you arrive.