Fri, Feb 17, 2017 - Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Fri 6-9pm, Sat 8am-9pm
various locations throughout Poughkeepsie
Opening Ceremonies: Friday, February 17th features the Parade of Athletes, entertainment and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.
Athletic Competition: Saturday, February 18th starting around 8 AM in five Olympic-style sports.
Venues and events list will be posted as the event gets closer. To Volunteer - go to http://specialolympics-ny.org/winter-games/
More than 1,000 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2017 State Winter Games, featuring competitions in Alpine Skiing, Cross- Country Skiing, Figure Skating, Floor Hockey and Snowshoe. The State Winter Games are one of three annual state games and one of more than 4,000 total competitive experiences held each year throughout New York. All events are free and open to the public.