State Summer Games

June 2 - 4, 2017
University of Rhode Island

After weeks of training and competing at Area Games, over 1,500 athletes from all over Rhode Island  l competed against their peers in aquatics, athletics, bowling, cycling, motor activities training program, powerlifting and unified soccer at the 2016 State Summer Games. 

Opening Ceremonies were held on Friday, June 3rd at Meade Stadium.  The Ceremonies included the parade of athletes, the entrance of the Torch Run Final Leg with the Flame of Hope and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.

In addition to competitive events, Saturday included the opening of Olympic Village and the Healthy Athletes Wellness Village.   Olympic Village is an area filled with fun and interactive events for athletes and their families to enjoy.  Healthy Athletes Wellness Village is located in Olympic village offering free vision, dental, hearing and fun fitness screenings along  with massage therapy for athletes.

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