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

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KC Metro/ North Area Powerlifting

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
4209 Merriam Dr
Shawnee, KS 66203 United States

We hope you’ll join us for a “Border Battle” Powerlifting showdown between SOMO and SOKS Powerlifters! SOMO rosters are due March 28.  North Area teams, please send rosters to Mitch…

KC Pickleball Clinic 2024

KC Metro Pickleball Clinic

April 21 @ 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! …

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KC FIT 5

April 22 @ 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.…

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

April 24 @ 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 Spring Games

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
901 NE Douglas St
Lee's Summit, MO 64086 United States

Team entries & physical renewals are due Thursday, April 4.  Questions?  Contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org 2024 T&F Coaches Packet Interested in Volunteering?  Click HERE to Register!

KC Pickleball Clinic 2024

KC Metro Pickleball Clinic

April 28 @ 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 29 @ 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 Lunch & Learn Flyer

KC Metro Lunch & Learn

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Connect with the KC Metro area and learn more about SOMO!  Whether you are a business, organization, or an individual who is interested in knowing more, please join us for…

Fit 5 Flyer For KC

KC FIT 5

May 1 @ 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

May 5 @ 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! …

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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