JUNE 14 @ 6:00 PM-JUNE 15 @ 11:00 PM EDT
The Special Olympics New York Summer Games will find its home in Dutchess County, NY from June 14-15, 2019. More than 1,500 athletes and coaches will travel from around the state to compete in a variety of summer sports. Vassar College will host our athletes along with SUNY Dutchess, Fishkill Bowl, and Mr.Todd’s Gymnastics also serving as host sites. We are in need of volunteers.
The Honorary Chair of the Summer Games is Dutchess County Executive, Marcus J. Molinaro. The Summer Games Organizing Committee is led by Co-Chairs Frank Castella, Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Mary Kay Vrba, Dutchess Tourism, Inc.
Opening Ceremonies: Friday, June 14th at 8 PM at Vassar College, featuring the Parade of Athletes, entertainment and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.
Athletic Competition: Saturday, June 15th, in eight Olympic-style sports.
Service Volunteers and Fans in the Stands are needed at Opening Ceremonies and all competitions!