Pentair Pool Announces Partnership of the 2026 Special Olympics USA Games

18 May 2024

Pentair Pool, a leading global provider of smart, sustainable pool solutions today announced that it has committed as a partner of the 2026 Special Olympics USA Games. The partnership unites Pentair Pool's purpose to create a better world for people and the planet through smart, sustainable pool solutions with the Special Olympics USA Games' mission of inclusion and empowerment.

“At Pentair, we believe in creating a better future for the communities in which we live and work. Our commitment to and partnership with the 2026 Special Olympics USA Games directly aligns with our purpose, especially as it relates to swimming and water sports,” said Jerome Pedretti, executive vice president and CEO for Pentair Pool. “We are inspired by each of the athlete’s dedication, and we are honored to be a part of this momentous event. Our team of employees are eager to dive in to help foster a brighter, more inclusive future through support and volunteer opportunities.”

Pentair Pool joins a growing list of USA Games partners in a national celebration of inclusivity set to take place in Minnesota in June 2026. As part of the company’s sponsorship, Pentair Pool and its employees will be integrated into key Games events and initiatives.

“We are thrilled to welcome Pentair Pool as a partner of the USA Games,” said Christy Sovereign, CEO, 2026 Special Olympics USA Games. “Pentair’s commitment to empowering communities reflects our own mission of inclusion and excellence. Together, we are united for the creation of a lasting legacy for Minnesota and the entire nation, celebrating the power of human potential.”

The 2026 the Special Olympics USA Games will bring together over 100,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans from across the United States. Pentair Pool is especially proud to champion the Games so close to National Learn to Swim Day, a time of year that encourages safe pool practices and swimming education.