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Description

Volleyball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes pick up the basic skills and fundamental knowledge rather quickly, and the game can be played almost anywhere, from the beach to a gym. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
Phelps Community Center
14532
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
Virtual
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
TBD
Suitable for Ages
8 & up
Local Office
518-388-0790
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
Cook Park- Shambrook Pkwy, Colonie, NY 12205
12205
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Thursdays 530-630pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Hiking Clubs keep Special Olympics New York athletes in shape in the off-season while also bringing teammates together to experience the mental and social benefits of being a Special Olympics athlete year-round.

Address
Various Parks
 
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Mondays 5pm
Suitable for Ages
 
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Address
FLDDSO-Newark
14513
Season
Summer
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
All Ages
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Hiking Clubs keep Special Olympics New York athletes in shape in the off-season while also bringing teammates together to experience the mental and social benefits of being a Special Olympics athlete year-round.

Address
Tinker Tavern Park, Webster Park, Sandra Frankel Trail
14620
Season
Summer and Fall
Days/Times
Mondays 6:30-7:30pm
Suitable for Ages
All Ages
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

This training club competes in both basketball and volleyball.

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.

Volleyball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes pick up the basic skills and fundamental knowledge rather quickly, and the game can be played almost anywhere, from the beach to a gym. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
Route 172 Bedford NY 10506
10506
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Local Office
845-765-2497
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Handball is a physical and fast-paced team sport played indoors on a 40m x 20m court with seven players, including one goalkeeper. The object is to outscore the other team by throwing the ball into the opponent’s net. This sport was added to the Special Olympics New York portfolio in 2022.

Address
Route 172 Bedford NY 10506
10506
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Local Office
845-765-2497
Description

Soccer is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played between two teams of 11 players each, including one goalkeeper, with the object of scoring more goals than the opposing team. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
Route 172 Bedford NY 10506
10506
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Local Office
845-765-2497
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
319 Suffolk St, Buffalo, NY
14215
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
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
18 Barker St, Fredonia, NY
14063
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Bocce is a competitive team sport suitable for all ages and abilities. Originating in Italy, the goal of the game is to roll your team’s balls closest to the target ball, which is called the pallina. Bocce is a great sport for athletes who are new to Special Olympics to try, as it can be picked up quickly and offers a fun social atmosphere. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most played sport in the world!

Address
Sipp IRA (East Patchogue)
11772
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Saturdays 10am-12pm
Suitable for Ages
18+
Local Office
631-254-1467
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
Jones Beach
11793
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Saturday 10am
Suitable for Ages
18+
Local Office
 631-254-1465.
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
4432 Bay View Rd, Hamburg, Ny
14075
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
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
Fulton HS
13069
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and under
Local Office
315-314-6847
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
Gates Chili HS
14624
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After school
Suitable for Ages
School-Age
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Basketball is a one of the top sports at Special Olympics. Players take it up at all ages and at all abilities, from young players learning to handle the ball and keep it under control while dribbling to older, more experienced players who have the moves and know the strategies to play challenging ball.

Address
Monroe County Correctional Facility
14623
Season
Winter
Days/Times
Mondays 6-7:30pm
Suitable for Ages
21 and up
Local Office
585-586-7400
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
Gates Memorial Park
14624
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Mondays 6-7:30pm
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
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
George Washington School 347 William St, West Hempstead
11552
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
during school hours
Suitable for Ages
14+
Local Office
631-254-1467
Description

Floor hockey is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played on the same surface as a basketball court, with teams competing to score the most goals in the opposing net. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
Queensbury Middle School (William H Barton Intermediate School)
12804
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Tuesday pm
Suitable for Ages
8 & up
Local Office
518-388-0790
Description

Special Olympics golfers learn the basics of this sophisticated game as they prepare to compete as individuals, Unified pairs (alternate shot) or teams at the local, state, national and world level. Athletes participating in this golf may also have opportunities to medal in skills competitions. Special Olympics New York athletes, coaches and volunteers gain free access to the World Handicap System as part of our partnership with the New York State Golf Association.

Address
Bay Meadows Golf Course, Glens Falls NY
12804
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Thursday's 630-9pm
Suitable for Ages
12+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Hiking Clubs keep Special Olympics New York athletes in shape in the off-season while also bringing teammates together to experience the mental and social benefits of being a Special Olympics athlete year-round.

Address
Varies by week
12801
Season
Summer
Days/Times
Varies by week
Suitable for Ages
6yrs - 16yrs
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
Gloversville High School
12078
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
School Days
Suitable for Ages
15yrs-22yrs
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
TBD
Season
Summer, March - June
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed