After nearly a decade, the Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) Winter Games have returned to Wisp Resort! On Sunday, February 26, help Garrett County Government, Wisp Resort and the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce welcome the athletes back with a special program and reception at 7 pm.
Hear from Special Olympics President Jim Schmutz, Wisp GM Ron Hawkes and local elected and county officials as they help the athletes kick off the 2023 Winter Games at Wisp Resort. Light refreshments and giveaway items will be provided (while supplies last). Please register to attend either online using the button on the right or by calling 301.387.6171.
We invite you to stick around for the Special Olympics Winter Games Opening Ceremony which begins right after the program at 7:30 pm and continues until 9 pm.
The Winter Games continue Monday, February 27 - Tuesday, February 28th, 2023. Watch almost 200 Special Olympic Maryland Athletes, from across the state showcase their skills and athletic ability in various alpine and snowshoeing events.
Special snowshoeing events include:
Alpine – Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced Slalom, Giant Slalom, Glide & Super G
Snowshoeing – 25m, 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m races as well as 4x100m, 4x200m, and 4x400m relay races
View the Event Schedule and Games Fact Sheet
Date and Time
Sunday Feb 26, 2023
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST
McHenry Lodge at Wisp Resort
FREE. We ask that you please register so we have an idea of anticipated guest count; register above or by calling Holly at 301.387.6171.