Capital Area Region

Special Olympics Pennsylvania – Capital Area Region provides a year-round training and competitive sports program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related developmental disabilities. The program provides training and competitions in 24 sports and leadership programs throughout the region.


Local Announcements

Fall Sports Signups Are Open!


Area M Adult Track & Field Games


Area M Newsletter: Spring 2024


Learn about fundraising events and opportunities in the Capital Area Region!

Fall Sports

  • Bocce
  • Flag Football
  • Kayaking
  • Long Distance Running/Walking
  • Pickleball
  • Powerlifting
  • Rollerskating
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Winter Sports

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Figure Skating
  • Floor Hockey
  • Ice Speed Skating
  • Snowshoeing

Spring Sports

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Regional Staff

Josh Burke
Josh BurkeRegional Executive Directorjburke@specialolympicspa.org
John Brownson
John BrownsonRegional Administrative Managerjbrownson@specialolympicspa.org
Danielle Kaufman
Danielle KaufmanRegional Sports & UCS Directordkaufman@specialolympicspa.org
Shannon Pechart
Shannon PechartRegional Sports Directorspechart@specialolympicspa.org
Lauren Parody
Lauren ParodyPT Regional Sports Directorlparody@specialolympicspa.org