Palo Verde

serving the Western Metropolitan Phoenix communities

Thomas Miranda
Palo Verde Area Director
Direct: 623.388.1323

Currently serving the Western Metropolitan Phoenix communities of: Avondale, Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria, Phoenix, Surprise, and surrounding cities

Special Olympics Arizona’s (SOAZ) goal is to empower the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive and respected members of society through SOAZ’s year-round sports training, competitions and support programs.

Palo Verde Area offers year-round sports programs and 12 competitions for over 4,000 athletes in 84 local programs and 12 different sports:

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Spring

Special Olympics Arizona News

In The News
COVID-19 UPDATES & RETURN TO ACTIVITIES POLICIES
To our SOAZ athletes, Unified partners, volunteers, families, and friends...Read More
In The News
MERCY CARE NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ARIZONA’S RETURN TO ACTIVITIES INITIATIVE
Mercy Care will be the Presenting Sponsor for SOAZ’s Return to Activities Initiative, providing education and supplies ...Read More
In The Community
Special Olympics Arizona Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Assessment Survey
SOAZ is launching a DEI Assessment survey to measure the degree to which our culture creates an inclusive environment ...Read More
In The Community
Global Virtual LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN Set for Sunday, Sept. 20
The Law Enforcement Torch Run International Executive Council will host a virtual LETR virtual 5K torch run on Sept. 20...Read More
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