2015 Annual Report

Each year, Special Olympics Vermont publishes an Annual Report to acknowledge our amazing supporters, publish our financial information, and highlight accomplishments from the previous year. In order to reach more people and reduce printing costs and waste, the 2015 Annual Report is available exclusively online. Click here to visit the 2015 Annual Report. 

Athlete Experience at the 2016 Summer Games

My name is Kate Bove, and I am a 27-year-old Chittenden athlete.  I have been competing in Special Olympics Vermont for many years.  The sports I have participated in are track and field, swimming, basketball, downhill and cross country skiing, and most recently, bocce.  In 2003 I was chosen to compete in the World Summer… Read more »

Athlete Profile – Matthew Lefleur

Mathew Lefleur is an athlete with the Franklin County Maple Leafs program where he and his twin brother train and compete in softball, basketball, and soccer. He’s been an SOVT athletes since 2013 as well as a Global Messenger. Matthew reports that being involved with Special Olympics impacts his life by “giving me opportunities to… Read more »

Union Mutual Presents 2016 Summer Games

Union Mutual Presents Special Olympics Vermont Summer Games Union Mutual, a central Vermont-based insurance provider, will present the 2016 Special Olympics Vermont Summer Games June 3-5 at the University of Vermont. Athletes will compete in swimming, track and field, bocce, and softball. “We are proud to build on the relationship established last summer between Union… Read more »

Athlete Profile – Luke Belt

The Special Olympics Vermont Winter Games takes place each year in early March.  This year, Luke Belt made his first appearance at the Winter Games and despite being the youngest athlete to participate, his outstanding skiing performance landed him a spot on the podium. Belt began skiing shortly after he learned how to walk. His… Read more »

Volunteer Profile – Luke Fox

How did you get involved with Special Olympics and Unified Sports? I first got involved in Special Olympics in eighth grade.  I was going to Williston Central School and one of the requirements for graduation was that students complete an “Eighth Grade Challenge Project.”  I was playing basketball for WCS at the time and my… Read more »

VAMLE Conference Video

The Vermont Association of Middle Level Educators (VAMLE) supports, encourages, and inspires middle level educators to develop programs designed specifically around the needs of early adolescents, with the focus on learning for every student and a strong student voice. The 2016 conference, which was hosted at the University of Vermont on March 8th, provided a… Read more »

Local Program Sports Season Reorganization

Special Olympics Vermont is excited to announce the reorganization of our sports calendar into four comprehensive seasons: Fall, Holiday, Winter and Summer. Over the next two years, we will be increasing competition opportunities, piloting new sports, expanding Healthy Athlete programming and elevating the State Games experience.   In addition to providing more opportunities, the shift… Read more »

Volunteer Profile – Deputy Ryan-LeBlanc

Special Olympics Vermont simply wouldn’t be the organization it is without its volunteers. Jessica Ryan-LeBlanc is a law enforcement officer with the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department. A Rutland native, Ryan-LeBlanc was looking for a career where she could have a positive impact on the lives of the people in her community and found her way… Read more »