"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt"

- Special Olympics Athlete Oath

Area M Games - April 11, 2019 at Messiah College
Celebrating 50 years of Special Olympics in Area M!!!!

Area M Games is an Athletics (track & field) and Swimming competition hosted by Special Olympics PA - Area M. Over 1,300 athletes will be competing at this event. 

Area M Games is the largest competition hosted by a local Special Olympics program in Pennsylvania. The planning committee is made up of members of the community as well as students and faculty from Messiah College. Approximately 2,000 volunteers from the community and Messiah College help make this event possible and ensure a great time is had by our athletes on Games Day!

The 2019 Area M Games Program

Check out the 2019 Area M Games program for game information and sponsors. 

Volunteer Registration information:

Area M Games at Messiah College on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 8am - 2:30pm

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FOR 2019 IS CLOSED!!! 

Thank You to all the volunteers that have registered for this years event.  If you are in need of the buddy training videos they are still posted below.

All Buddies MUST complete the below online buddy training.  We have created a training video that you will be able to watch at your convenience. Video training is REQUIRED FOR ALL BUDDIES and highly recommended for all volunteers.

Video 1- Overview 

Video 2- Be a Great Buddy

Video 3- To the Races

Registration information:

REGISTRATION FORMS AND MEDICALS ARE DUE BY MARCH 1, 2019!

Schools - Registration Instructions

Schools - Entry Level Track Registration Form

Schools - Traditional Track Registration Form

Schools - Under 8 Registration From

Schools - Swimming Registration Form

Adults - Registration Instructions

Adults - Track Registration Form

Adults - Swimming Registration Form

Art Contest Information - due by Feb 6th

Joyful Spirit Nomination Form

    Special Olympics PA Area-M

    P.O.Box 382

    Summerdale,Pa 17093

    Tel:717-732-6756

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