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:



April 15, 2015 Featured Fans, Unified Sports

Special Olympics Wisconsin lost a dear friend and a true champion for its athletes recently when Ken Kuemmerlein passed away on July 19 from COVID-19. For the better part of a decade, Kuemmerlein helped change the lives of Special Olympics...

SOWI athletes prove essential during pandemic

April 15, 2015 Awareness, Featured Athletes

While many of us across Wisconsin have spent much of the last few months social distancing to slow down the spread of COVID-19, many people have been hard at work on the frontlines keeping essential businesses open. Although society came...

Free Physical Day impacts athletes and medical community

April 15, 2015 Featured Fans, Healthy Athletes, Volunteering

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...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
August 20, 2020
6:35pm - 6:35pm
Milwaukee Milkmen Charity Night for SOWI
August 22, 2020
9:00am - 1:00pm
Wisconsin RowRaiser
September 14, 2020
12:00am - 11:59pm
Special Olympics Wisconsin Golf Classic
October 21, 2020
7:00am - 9:00am
Champions Together Breakfast

Region 8 Contacts:

Amber Weinfurter

Amber Weinfurter

Athletic Director


10224 N. Port Washington Rd.
Mequon, WI 53092
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(262) 241-7786
(262) 241-5334
Mon. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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.

Proudly Supported By:

Kwik Trip Brewers Community Foundation Ladish Co. Foundation