Staff, local programs and volunteers work together to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports, free health screenings, unified experiences and community events to support child and adults with intellectual disabilities (ID).

Region 8 offers access to all of Special Olympics Wisconsin’s sports offering, including:


Loud and Clear

May 28, 2024 Event, Featured Athletes, Healthy Athletes

Healthy Hearing Enhances Lives of SOWI Athletes Special Olympics Wisconsin’s (SOWI) health programs improve access to health care for athletes through free, event-based screenings and educational initiatives. With nearly 1,800 free health screenings provided annually, Special Olympics Wisconsin has emerged as...

Opening Eyes® Provides a Clear Vision for SOWI Athletes

May 1, 2024 Event, Featured Athletes, Healthy Athletes, Sports, Volunteering

Imagine training for months or years to qualify for the swimming competition of a lifetime. All those hours, all those practices. You get up on the block awaiting the starting gun as you gaze out toward the pool and see...

Basketball, Swimming Compete at SOWI Spring Games

April 22, 2024 Event, Fundraising, Healthy Athletes, News, Sports, Volunteering

Nearly 900 basketball and swimming athletes from across the state converged on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh April 12-14 for the Special Olympics Wisconsin Spring Games. For the second straight year, the Spring Games featured spirited competition in 3v3...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
June 6, 2024
7:30am - 11:00am
New Berlin Torch Run
August 11, 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Softball, Tee Ball and Bocce

Region 8 Contacts:

Whitney Eagan

Whitney Eagan

Special Events Manager

Garry Schalla

Garry Schalla

Director of Development

Amber Weinfurter

Amber Weinfurter

Athletic Director


375 Bishops Way, Suite 201
Brookfield, WI 53005
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(262) 649-3003
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Tues. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thurs. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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