New Facebook Group helps SOWI community maintain Fitness at Home

April 2, 2020 Blog

The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented moment across the globe. It has made one of the most basic human instincts of connecting with one another difficult to do as we physically separate to help slow the transmission of...


Free Physical Day impacts athletes and medical community

January 28, 2020 Blog, Featured

January 9, 2020, was a fun and productive day at the Plank Road Clinic in Wauwatosa as 38 athletes from Milwaukee Public Schools and the Team Milwaukee agency received free physicals. Medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin and...


SOfit’s flexibility helps athletes reap the benefits of yoga

November 1, 2019 Blog

Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Agency 6-20 Middleton Area participated in a 10-week SOfit session this summer in collaboration with Yoga Accessible For All (YAFA), a non-profit specializing in yoga services for individuals with special needs. Eight athletes and seven Unified partners,...


Champions Together Breakfast puts focus on Healthy Athletes

November 1, 2019 Blog, Events, Featured

Nearly 200 members of the Greater Milwaukee Area gathered at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin on October 24 to hear about Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Healthy Athletes program and the impact it has on athletes’ lives. They came together as part...


MedFest making an impact on our athletes and our volunteers

September 30, 2019 Blog

MedFest will be on Sunday, October 20 this year where athletes can receive FREE physical exams. The event will be located at Weston Hall inside Dale’s Weston Lanes during the Region 2 Regional Bowling Tournament. MedFest is SOWI’s Healthy Athletes...


Bombas donates socks for Fit Feet

July 31, 2019 Blog

The annual Fit Feet clinic at the Outdoor Sports Tournament always serves as an excellent reminder of the importance taking care of your feet plays in athletic performance. And with more than 40 percent of Special Olympics athletes wearing the...


Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes head to Waukesha for the Outdoor Sports Tournament!

July 31, 2019 Featured

More than 700 athletes from around the state will make their way to Waukesha to compete in bocce, tennis and softball during the 2019 Outdoor Sports Tournament at Carroll University and Saratoga Softball Complex on August 2 and 3.  To...


SOWI partners help give athletes smiles

June 28, 2019 Blog, Featured

Warren Family Dental and Delta Dental of Wisconsin partnered to put on the Give Athletes a Smile Day event on June 14. Through their generosity and the work of numerous volunteers, 19 athletes and two mentors from across the state...


Strong Competition and Strong Minds

June 28, 2019 Blog, Featured

While this year marked 40 years of the Summer Games in Stevens Point, it also marked the first year of Strong Minds. The clinic, devoted to helping athletes learn positive coping skills and stress management strategies, proved to be a...



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