Miles of
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Staten Island
10314
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
March-June
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
212-661-3970
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Swimming is one of the most popular sports in world and Special Olympics is no different. Our swimming offerings include competition in a variety of skills and events, from sprints to longer distances, relays and stroke-specific challenges.

Address
Manhattan
10128
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Feb-June
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
212-661-3970
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Physical Fitness is a key to the ongoing health and success of every athlete. Special Olympics New York is proud to offer a variety of fitness clubs that keep athletes in shape in the off-season and bring teammates together to experience the mental and social benefits of being a Special Olympics athlete year-round.

Address
Otsiningo Park
13905
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30
Suitable for Ages
12+
Local Office
315-314-6855
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Strength. Persistence. Determination. These are the qualities of a Special Olympics New York powerlifter. Training is offered for athletes in any weight class, with competition in squat, dead lift and bench press. Powerlifting is a summer sport, however, most powerlifting clubs train year-round, keeping athletes at the top of their game while also fostering some of the closest relationships between teammates within Special Olympics.

Address
Johnson City High School
13790
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 start date TBD
Suitable for Ages
16+
Local Office
315-314-6855
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Tennis is a popular Special Olympics sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes are trained in all aspects of the game, including stroke production, court craft and the rules of competition. Tennis training emphasizes fair play, sportsmanship and respect for fellow competitors. Tennis is fast-paced, fun and often played for a lifetime!

Address
Binghamton Tennis Center
13903
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
Sundays from 10-11 am starting 3/20
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
315-314-6855
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Strength. Persistence. Determination. These are the qualities of a Special Olympics New York powerlifter. Training is offered for athletes in any weight class, with competition in squat, dead lift and bench press. Powerlifting is a summer sport, however, most powerlifting clubs train year-round, keeping athletes at the top of their game while also fostering some of the closest relationships between teammates within Special Olympics.

Address
ABC Sports and Fitness, 3 Johnson Road, Latham, NY
12110
Season
Year-round training
Days/Times
Tuesday 7-8pm, Thursday 7-8pm, Saturday 10-11am
Suitable for Ages
14 and over
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Tennis is a popular Special Olympics sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes are trained in all aspects of the game, including stroke production, court craft and the rules of competition. Tennis training emphasizes fair play, sportsmanship and respect for fellow competitors. Tennis is fast-paced, fun and often played for a lifetime!

Address
Prospect Park, Troy
12180
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
Tuesday 6-730pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Tennis is a popular Special Olympics sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes are trained in all aspects of the game, including stroke production, court craft and the rules of competition. Tennis training emphasizes fair play, sportsmanship and respect for fellow competitors. Tennis is fast-paced, fun and often played for a lifetime!

Address
Bay Club Sports
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
N/A
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
Tentative: North Country Community College
12983
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
Tentative: Monday's 4-5pm
Suitable for Ages
16+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Romano's Bowling Alleys
12983
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Thursdays 4-5:30pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Romano's Bowling Alleys
12983
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
Thursday 4-6pm
Suitable for Ages
16+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Snowshoeing is a signature Special Olympics sport for athletes of all ages and abilities, and one of our most popular winter offerings. Athletes are trained for competition at a variety of distances, racing to cross the finish line in the fastest time. Snowshoers are so committed to their sports that when there is no snow on the ground, athletes compete in the sand on beaches all across New York!

Address
Dewy Mountain
12983
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Thursday's 515pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Softball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played between two teams of up to 14 players, with the object of scoring more runs than the opposing team. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills competitions. Batters up; let’s play ball!

Address
Sunmount Baseball Fields
12983
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Thursdays 3:30-5
Suitable for Ages
16+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Track & Field is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities both in school and in local communities. Athletes are trained to compete in all of the typical track & field event such as sprint and relay races, shotput, javelin, long jump and more!

Address
North Community College
12983
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
N/A
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Romano's Bowling Alleys
12983
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Thursdays 4-5:30pm
Suitable for Ages
16+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Ramano's Saranac Lanes
12983
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Thursday's 330/4pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Esports are a form of sport competition using video games. Due to their competitive implications, remote accessibility, and opportunities for players to improve, esports are an excellent fit for Special Olympics NY athletes.

Address
Virtual
Season
Summer
Days/Times
esports schedule
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Ramano's Saranac Lanes
12983
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Thursday's 4pm
Suitable for Ages
18+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
Keeseville Elementary School
12944
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
N/A
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Cross Country Skiing is offered as one of 4 Special Olympics snow sports, along with Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding and Snowshoeing. Cross Country competitors propel themselves across a relatively flat snow-covered terrain using skis and poles, working to cross the finish line in the fastest time. Grab you gear and let’s hit the slopes!

Address
AuSable Chasm, Keesville NY
12911
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Saturday Morning
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Snowshoeing is a signature Special Olympics sport for athletes of all ages and abilities, and one of our most popular winter offerings. Athletes are trained for competition at a variety of distances, racing to cross the finish line in the fastest time. Snowshoers are so committed to their sports that when there is no snow on the ground, athletes compete in the sand on beaches all across New York!

Address
AuSable Chasm, Keesville NY
12911
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Saturday Morning
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Track & Field is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities both in school and in local communities. Athletes are trained to compete in all of the typical track & field event such as sprint and relay races, shotput, javelin, long jump and more!

Address
Ausable Valley HS
12924
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
Saturday's 930am-12pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Track & Field is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities both in school and in local communities. Athletes are trained to compete in all of the typical track & field event such as sprint and relay races, shotput, javelin, long jump and more!

Address
Ausable Chasm Park
12924
Season
Summer, March - June
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Track & Field is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities both in school and in local communities. Athletes are trained to compete in all of the typical track & field event such as sprint and relay races, shotput, javelin, long jump and more!

Address
Plattsburgh State Field House Track
12901
Season
Summer, March - June
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open