The cities of Bee Caves and Lakeway will host the Special Olympics Texas Winter Games 2022, and the public is invited to a free Winter Games Kick-Off Reception on Friday, February 18, 2022 at Lakeway Resort and Spa.
Up to 1,200 athletes from across Texas are expected to participate in the Special Olympics Texas games, with events including volleyball, powerlifting, cycling, floorball, golf, and FUNdamental Sports.
“These events are one of the most powerful and important vehicles for communicating the abilities and gifts of people with intellectual disabilities (ID) and helping to achieve the vision of the Special Olympics movement,” said a Special Olympics Texas release.
Donations of auction items are welcomed for the Kick-Off Reception, as well as financial donations. Funds help cover costs of the games, housing, transportation needs, training, medical care, and more. Throughout the multi-day games, events will be held at numerous local venues, including Hill Country Indoor, Lake Travis ISD, and Star Hill Ranch (Opening Ceremony.) Volunteer opportunities are still available. Learn more at https://www.sotx.org/winter-games-volunteer.