Welcome to the 2022 Young Athletes Summer Games!

Date: June 10 – June 12, 2022
Location: The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Rd
Ewing Township, New Jersey 08618

Ready to play? Let’s have some fun in the sun!
We are so excited to have our Young Athletes and Families joining us for Summer Games. Young Athletes introduces children with intellectual disabilities, ages 2 – 7, to the world of sports.


To be eligible to participate you must be registered as a Special Olympics New Jersey Young Athlete and need to sign-up for Young Athlete Summer Games.


At Summer Games, the smallest members of our community will learn basics like balance, running, throwing, and kicking, in addition to running the 25-meter Future Stars Race; all while making new friends and having fun! Here, you will find:

  • Information about Opening Ceremony
  • Information regarding Saturday & Sunday Events
  • Young Athletes Event maps (Activity Stations Map, Future Stars Race Map)
  • Campus & Venue Maps

Opening Ceremony

Friday, June 10, 2022
Young Athletes check-in at Packer Ave

  • Between 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
  • Closes at 6:45 p.m. sharp

Staging and line up at 7:00 p.m.
Parade athletes at 7:30 p.m. and go into the stands

Young Athletes Events

Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, 2022

Check-In and Activities
9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  check-in closes at 10:45 a.m.
Dr. Walker Field, TCNJ

Future Stars Race
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Track & Field Complex, TCNJ

Sign-up for Young Athletes at Summer Games

All set to have some fun in the sun!

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about Young Athletes at Summer Games or Young Athletes in general, contact Brianna Santoro at bss@sonj.org.