Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games will be held at The College of New Jersey from June 10-12, 2022.

Athletes who participate in summer sports began practicing in April and competed at local and sectional competitions in order to advance to our annual state Summer Games.

Summer sports include Bocce, Gymnastics, Powerlifting, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, and Track & Field.  Schedules are available.

For registered athletes ages 2–7, there will be Young Athletes events with a unique guided-play program to show the benefits of participation.


Review our Campus Map for locations of all events.


Special Events

Games Reception
By invitation only
June 10 – 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Brower Student Center, TCNJ

Opening Ceremony
June 10 – 7:30 p.m.
Lions Stadium, TCNJ

Young Athletes Activities
June 11 & 12 – 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Dr. June Walker Field, TCNJ

Young Athletes Future Stars Race
June 11 & 12 – 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Track/Field Complex, TCNJ

Vaccination Clinic
June 12 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Trenton Hall Lawn, TCNJ

Healthy Athletes®
June 11 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  Opening Eyes will close at 3:00 p.m.
June 12 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  Opening Eyes will close at 12:00 p.m.
Brower Student Center, TCNJ

Olympic Village
June 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
June 12 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trenton Hall Lawn, TCNJ

Athlete Experience
June 11 – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex, TCNJ

Closing Ceremony
June 12 – 12:00 p.m.
Trenton Hall Patio, TCNJ


View our Official Event Guide for the 2022 SONJ Summer Games!


SONJ Summer Games Vaccination Clinic

Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) is proud to partner with RWJBarnabas Health to provide COVID-19 vaccines for athletes and caregivers at Summer Games on The College of New Jersey campus. The vaccination clinic will take place at Olympic Village on Trenton Hall Lawn from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. Appointments are not necessary, and all versions of the Pfizer vaccine will be available and administered on a first come, first serve basis.

All individuals participating in Special Olympics New Jersey activities are strongly recommended and encouraged to be vaccinated, however it is not required for participation.


Fact Sheet – printable version (PDF)