Area 5 / Near West
Area 5 was founded in 1982 and provides programming for people in Western Cook County and Eastern DuPage.
There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Area and want to find out more about the local program, please contact the Area Director.
500 Waters Edge, Ste 100
Lombard, IL 60148
Come cheer on Cook County, Chicago, and UIC’s finest as they battle for bragging rights! Special Olympics Illinois athletes will play alongside officers on both teams to make this a truly unified event!
Area 5 Sponsors