Winter Games

Special Olympics Pennsylvania is ready return to Seven Springs Mountain Resort for the 45th Winter Games. From February 13 – 15 nearly 300 SOPA athletes, coaches and volunteers will gather from all corners of the state to participate in three days of thrilling winter sports including alpine skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.

In addition to the Games, there will be Opening Ceremonies, featuring a DJ Joseph Costa, and the official lighting of the Olympic Cauldron by athletes and members of law enforcement. The full Winter Games schedule can be found here.

New to this year’s Games will be the pop-up AHN Chill Room™: A Mindfulness Program. This room is brought to SOPA by the AHN Chill Project™. Throughout the three-day event, there will be a drop-in educational space to help athletes refocus and perform at their best. There will be a comfortable seating area for athletes to practice breathing exercises, a quiet corner for athletes to take a moment for relaxation, a calm corner with hands-on coping skills and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Winter Games at Seven Springs Resort is a three-day competition where athletes compete in alpine skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.

Winter Games brings together more than 400 athletes, coaches and volunteers. Weeks of hard work and dedication in training is rewarded as athletes are cheered on and supported during competition by volunteers on the mountain. For more information on Winter Games, follow this link.