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Description

Special Olympics New York Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 to 7. It introduces basic sport skills and offers families, teachers, caregivers and people from the community the chance to share the joy of sports with all children.

Address
Albany
12207
Season
Year Round
Days/Times
Monthly - After School
Suitable for Ages
2-7 Year Olds
Contact:
518-388-0790
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
ARC Jefferson St. Lewis
13601
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
2 thru 7
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Special Olympics New York Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 to 7. It introduces basic sport skills and offers families, teachers, caregivers and people from the community the chance to share the joy of sports with all children.

Address
ARC Jefferson St. Lewis
13601
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
2 thru 7
Contact:
518-388-0790
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
50 Farnum, Wellsville, NY 14895
14895
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Mondays @ 5:00pm
Contact:
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
Tuller Field, Piper Pl, Wellsville, NY 14895
14895
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Thursdays @4:30
Suitable for Ages
All
Contact:
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
James St. Park, James St., Hornell, NY 14843
14843
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Thursdays @4:30
Suitable for Ages
All
Contact:
716-580-3346
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
Houghton College, 9897 NY-19, Houghton, NY 14744
14744
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Wednesdays @3:00
Suitable for Ages
All
Contact:
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Address
700 Ashford Ave., Ardsley NY 10502
10502
Season
Summer
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Contact:
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
700 Ashford Ave., Ardsley NY
10502
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Contact:
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
700 Ashford Ave., Ardsley NY 10502
10502
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Contact:
845-765-2497
Description

Alpine Skiing offers some of the most exciting training and competition available for Special Olympics athletes. Athletes will benefit from being in top physical condition as they learn to achieve the balance, endurance and strength that this sport demands. Grab you gear and let’s hit the slopes!

Address
Greek Peak
13045
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Weekends
Contact:
315-314-6839
Description

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Alpine Skiing offers some of the most exciting training and competition available for Special Olympics athletes. Athletes will benefit from being in top physical condition as they learn to achieve the balance, endurance and strength that this sport demands. Grab you gear and let’s hit the slopes!

Address
Greek Peak
13045
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Sat. & Sun.
Contact:
315-314-6839
Description

Alpine Skiing offers some of the most exciting training and competition available for Special Olympics athletes. Athletes will benefit from being in top physical condition as they learn to achieve the balance, endurance and strength that this sport demands. Grab you gear and let’s hit the slopes!

Address
Windham Mountain, Windham, NY
12496
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Saturday 9-12
Suitable for Ages
8 & up
Contact:
518-388-0790
Description

Snowboarding is an up-and-coming Special Olympics New York sport where athletes are trained to race down a mountain slope in the fastest time. Snowboarders have an opportunity to compete at local, state, national, and world events.

Address
Windham Mountain, Windham, NY
12496
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Saturday 9-12
Suitable for Ages
8 & up
Contact:
518-388-0790
Address
Queens
11105
Season
Summer
Days/Times
Summer - pending
Suitable for Ages
16+
Contact:
212-661-3963
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
Averill Park High School
12018
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
School Days
Suitable for Ages
15yrs-22yrs
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
NY
Season
Winter, November - February
Contact:
585-586-7400
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
NY
Season
Winter
Contact:
585-586-7400