2024 Swimming Season

Special Olympics Swimming offers divisions according to athlete ability, age and gender. Individual events are offered for all strokes. Special Olympics offers walking and flotation events for athletes of lower ability at district competitions.


Competition Options

Swimming will now be featured in the Spring Season, with competitions in March and April. Athletes may compete in more than one sport in the Spring Season, with some restrictions based on State Games scheduling conflicts. Athletes in swimming may also compete in 3v3 Basketball or Basketball Skills. Athletes in swimming may not compete in Team Basketball.


Swimming Events Offered

  • 25, 50, 100, 200, 400 Meter Freestyle
  • 25, 50, 100 Meter Backstroke
  • 25, 50, 100 Meter Breaststroke
  • 25, 50, 100 Meter Butterfly
  • 4×25, 4×50, 4×100 Meter Freestyle Relays
  • 100 Meter Individual Medley
  • 4×25, 4×50 Meter Medley Relay
  • 15 Meter Unassisted Swim
  • 15 Meter Walk, 25 Meter Assisted Swim, 15 Meter Kickboard (non-advancing events)

Important Dates 

Medical Deadline: February 1

Regional/District Competition:

Tournament Tournament Director Regions Event Date Location Registration Deadline
District 4 Swim Meet Megan
Quandt
4 & 5 Saturday, March 23 Neenah Middle School Wednesday, March 6
District 6 Swim Meet Adam
Loeber
2, 3, 6 Saturday, March 16 Lincoln High School,
Wis. Rapids
Wednesday, February 28
District 8 Swim Meet Amber Weinfurter 7 & 8 Saturday, March 23 YMCA at Pabst Farms,
Oconomowoc
Wednesday, March 6

 

State Competition:

Tournament Tournament Director Event Date Location Registration Deadline Scratch Deadline
Spring Games Nicole Christensen April 12-14 UW Oshkosh, Oshkosh Monday, March 25 Friday, March 29

 


Rules & Forms

Coaches Resources