Area P Volunteers, Athletes and Families:

Special Olympics Area P will be returning to in person training this fall.  The following sports will be offered:

Bocce (Pike and Wayne Counties. Susquehanna County coming soon!)

Soccer Skills (Lackawanna County)

Due to a limited number of certified coaches and Class A volunteers practice space may be limited. If you are interested in training  this fall, please email the contact individual for the training site to sign up and get up to date information.

Pike County Bocce: Sue Ann Jacobs

Wayne County Bocce: Rachel Buck

Soccer Skills: TBA

Changing the Game - Area P

In ancient Rome, the gladiators went into the arena with these words on their lips: let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.

– Eunice Kennedy Shriver at the 1st Special Olympics (1968)  

Become an Athlete

With over a dozen sports to offer in Area P, there is something for you! Sport options are offered year round to compete and stay active.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers are the driving force behind Special Olympics. Opportunities include coaching, mentoring, one-day events, and much more!

Become a Supporter

Our program is run entirely on fundraising and donations. There are many ways to support from attending our golf outing, buying gear, or writing a check.


Our first Athlete Spotlight will be unveiled soon. Stay tuned to learn more about our awesome athletes and their interests!