Kansas City Metro Area

Area Contact Information

9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816.535.9610
Fax: 816.535.9611

Area Staff:

Meg Ward, Program Director

Christina McDonough Hunt, Development Director

Gabby Buttice, Health & Wellness Coordinator

Allen Tobin, Athlete Leadership Assistant

Counties served:
Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte

KC Metro Area events

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11128 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

What: FIT 5 is based on three simple goals: exercising 5 days a week, eating 5 total fruits and vegetables per day, and drinking 5 bottles of water per day.…

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KC Metro Area Swimming

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
18200 MO-78
Independence, MO 64057 United States

Team entries and physicals due Monday, March 18.  Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org 2024 Area Swimming Coaches Packet Interested in volunteering?  Click HERE to register!

KC Pickleball Clinic 2024

KC Metro Pickleball Clinic

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1030 S Withers Rd
Liberty, MO 64068 United States

We will be offering 2 sessions (both 4-weeks long) for our upcoming KC Pickleball Clinic. Both sessions will take place on Sunday evenings from 5:00-6:00pm.   24 spots available per session! …

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11128 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

What: FIT 5 is based on three simple goals: exercising 5 days a week, eating 5 total fruits and vegetables per day, and drinking 5 bottles of water per day.…

Unified Kickball Intramurals UMKC 2024

KC Unified Intramural Kickball Intramural with UMKC

April 9 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
5030 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States

Unified Intramural Kickball League with UMKC will take place on Tuesday evenings, 5:45-7:00pm at UMKC Swinney Recreation Center: 5030 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64110.  Dates include: March 12, March…

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11128 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

What: FIT 5 is based on three simple goals: exercising 5 days a week, eating 5 total fruits and vegetables per day, and drinking 5 bottles of water per day.…

KC Pickleball Clinic 2024

KC Metro Pickleball Clinic

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1030 S Withers Rd
Liberty, MO 64068 United States

We will be offering 2 sessions (both 4-weeks long) for our upcoming KC Pickleball Clinic. Both sessions will take place on Sunday evenings from 5:00-6:00pm.   24 spots available per session! …

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11128 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

What: FIT 5 is based on three simple goals: exercising 5 days a week, eating 5 total fruits and vegetables per day, and drinking 5 bottles of water per day.…

Unified Kickball Intramurals UMKC 2024

KC Unified Intramural Kickball Intramural with UMKC

April 16 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
5030 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States

Unified Intramural Kickball League with UMKC will take place on Tuesday evenings, 5:45-7:00pm at UMKC Swinney Recreation Center: 5030 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64110.  Dates include: March 12, March…

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11128 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

What: FIT 5 is based on three simple goals: exercising 5 days a week, eating 5 total fruits and vegetables per day, and drinking 5 bottles of water per day.…

KC Metro Area blog posts

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SOMO Unified basketball teams shine at Zou Jam

COLUMBIA – Four Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) Unified basketball teams competed at the Zou Jam NIRSA Regional Championship at the MizzouRec on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024. SOMO has statewide partnership…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 13-20

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 13-Feb. 19! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO seeks volunteers for 2024 State Indoor Games

ST. CHARLES – The 2024 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Indoor Games will bring more than 1,500 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to St. Charles,…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 6-12

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 6-Feb. 12! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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SOMO delegation advocates for continued support and funding on Capitol Hill Day

WASHINGTON D.C. – From Feb. 5-6, six delegates from Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) attended Special Olympics’ annual “Capitol Hill Day” in Washington, D.C. to spread the good news of their…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

2024 Kansas City Polar Plunge

Release: 20th Annual Kansas City Polar Plunge raises nearly $165,000 for Special Olympics Missouri

KANSAS CITY – The 20th Annual Kansas City Polar Plunge on Jan. 27, 2024, at Longview Lake Swim Beach was a splashing success, raising $111,613 to date. A total of…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 23-28

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO gears up for 20th Annual Kansas City Polar Plunge

KANSAS CITY – The 20th Annual Kansas City Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. Brave men and women from around the area will don Hawaiian-themed costumes…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Dec. 5 – 11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 5-11, 2023! Training for Life Campus (TLC) Weekly Events and Classes: Dec. 5-8 Last week…

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Area Sponsors

Welston
15 And The Mahomies Foundation