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:

News

SOWI joins Unified Champion City Schools initiative to accelerate urban programming and promote social inclusion

July 29, 2021 Unified Champion Schools

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) in the Special Olympics North America Unified Champion City Schools (UCCS) initiative this fall. UCCS is a focused approach to amplify the essential elements of Unified...

SOWI athlete leaders help pilot Healthy Relationships

July 9, 2021 Awareness, Featured Athletes, Healthy Athletes

All people have a right to healthy and safe relationships. That’s the fundamental concept of the Healthy Relationships Pilot Project that members of the Special Olympics Wisconsin community recently participated in. Special Olympics Wisconsin was one of just four states...

Unified Leadership Conference brings community together, "no matter the distance"

June 4, 2021 Awareness, Featured Athletes, Featured Fans

On the morning of May 22, dozens of SOWI athletes, coaches, volunteers, board members and staff came together (via Zoom) in the first-ever virtual Unified Leadership Conference to show that “no matter the distance,” Unified Leadership is as strong as...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
December 2, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Region 8 Quarterly Meeting
February 19, 2022
9:00am - 9:00am
R4 & R8 District Individual Basketball Skills - Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
March 6, 2022
8:00am - 8:00pm
R8 Regional Basketball Tournament
April 30, 2022
10:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Swim Meet - Oconomowoc

Region 8 Contacts:

Amber Weinfurter

Amber Weinfurter

Athletic Director

aweinfurter@specialolympicswisconsin.org

Tyler Pouros

Tyler Pouros

Director of Development - Special Events (R8)

tpouros@specialolympicswisconsin.org

Office:

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.

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