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2022 Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood Recap

January 21, 2022

The Polar Bear Plunge returned to Wildwood in 2022 with a… SPLASH!  Over 768 plungers were signed up to brave the 24° freezing cold temperature outside to hit the 40° ocean.  Others signed up to plunge virtually instead to bring the total participants over 800!  Either way, the community came together to help the athletes…

End of the Year Recap – 2021

January 3, 2022

2021 was anything but ordinary given the ongoing global pandemic, however, Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) saw some bright light as athletes were able to return to activities.  Many athletes participated in modified Summer Sports Finals and Fall Games, while members of Team New Jersey were selected to represent fellow athletes at the 2022 USA…

2021 Virtual Program Leadership Conference

December 14, 2021

The 2021 annual Program Leadership Conference was again held virtually via Zoom on Saturday, December 4, 2021.  There were 6 different sessions to choose from including a Zumba warm-up!  Some are available to view below as well as PDF files of the presentations. SONJ Return to Activity Review – Winter/Spring SeasonsHere is your chance to…

Jingle All The Way 3K returns with big success

December 13, 2021

On Sunday, December 5, 2021, we welcomed Jingle All the Way 3K participants back to the SONJ Sports Complex after a year away. The event consisted of a 1K Jingle Jog, 3K Timed Competitive Run and 3K Fun Run. The Jingle Jog was kicked off by SONJ athlete, Colin, then the 3K events were started…