*Be advised that the Special Olympics Illinois – Region B Snowshoe event at Vernon Hills High School in Vernon Hills, IL, on Sunday, February 20 has been moved to Bartlett Hills Golf Club in Bartlett, IL on Sunday, February 28.*
2021 Polar Plunge
This winter, we will BE BOLD. We will GET COLD. Visit plungeillinois.com today to learn more about the 2021 event.Read more.
Be Bold, Get Cold, and Be Kind
The cold weather did not stop Special Olympics Illinois athlete Kaylee McLaughlin from taking the Plunge At Home. Kaylee tookRead more.
Winter WonderBAND Dance Party
Dust off your dancing shoes and invite your family and friends for the Winter WonderBAND Dance Party on February 25th!Read more.
A Mother’s Dedication Can’t Be Frozen
Beth Marshall is no stranger to the Polar Plunge. For a number of years, she has plunged into frigid watersRead more.
Our Virtual Programming initiatives include eSports, Virtual Sports, and Virtual Learning. Check back here for any new Virtual Programming initiatives!Read more.
Superman, Batwoman, Wonder Woman, & Captain America Take the Polar Plunge
For Special Olympics Illinois superheroes and super-supporters, it’s not where you Plunge, or how you Plunge, but that you Plunge.Read more.
Illinois Lottery Launches Special Olympics Illinois Ticket
Today, the Illinois Lottery launches its Special Olympics Illinois Instant Ticket called It Takes 2! Funds raised by this instantRead more.
Team and Unified Basketball Cancelled
An important announcement regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 and how it affects competition/events.Read more.
Virtual Trivia Night
We are excited to offer three Virtual Trivia nights. Choose to play in one, two, or all three! Each VirtualRead more.
Queen of Hearts
#HaveYouSeenTheQueen? Purchase your tickets to participate in the Queen of Hearts progressive raffle!Read more.