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Description

Physical fitness is a key part of the Special Olympics mission. Fitness is the state of optimal health and performance through adequate physical activity, nutrition, and hydration. In order for our athletes to be fit, they must practice healthy habits year-round and lifelong. Fitness programming empowers athletes and their supporters to take charge of their own health and fitness by providing necessary education, social support, opportunities and tracking of progress.

Address
Virtual
12054
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
School Days
Suitable for Ages
14-22
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Ten-pin Bowling commonly called "Bowling" in the US, is a competitive sport in which a player (the "bowler") rolls a bowling ball down a wooden or synthetic lane with the objective of scoring points by knocking down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sport in the Special Olympics. It is a particularly beneficial sport to people with intellectual disabilities, irrespective of their age or sports abilities, since it ensures physical exercise and at the same time participation and social integration.

Address
Bethlehem High School
12054
Season
Summer
Days/Times
School Days
Suitable for Ages
15yrs-22yrs
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Address
Virtual
Season
Winter
Days/Times
School Days
Contact:
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
Bethpage State Park 99 Quaker Meeting House Road farmingdale
11735
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
Sunday 5:30-7
Suitable for Ages
18+
Contact:
631-254-1467
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!

Season
Fall, July - October
Contact:
212-661-3963
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
AuSable Valley School                           
12924
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Wednesday's
Suitable for Ages
12+
Contact:
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
Transit Lanes, 7850 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY
14221
Season
Fall & Winter
Days/Times
Sundays @6:00pm
Suitable for Ages
10 and up
Contact:
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
Bocce Kings and Queens - Bocce
12901
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Tuesdays 6-7pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
Allendale Columbia
14618
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After school
Suitable for Ages
School-Age
Contact:
585-586-7400
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.

Season
Summer, March-June
Suitable for Ages
16+
Contact:
845-765-2497
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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.

Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Wed 6-8
Suitable for Ages
18+
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.

Season
Fall, July – October
Contact:
845-765-2497
Address
50 Foggingtown Rd, Brewster NY 10509
10509
Season
Summer
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Contact:
845-765-2497
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
50 Foggingtown Rd, Brewster NY 10509
10509
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Contact:
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
Brockport HS
14420
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After school
Suitable for Ages
School-Age
Contact:
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
St. Joseph's College 155 West Roe Blvd Patchogue
11772
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Wednesdays 6:45-7:45
Suitable for Ages
18+
Contact:
631-254-1467
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
New Village Recreation Center, Town of Brookhaven
11720
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Saturdays 4-5:30pm
Suitable for Ages
18+
Contact:
631-254-1467
Description

The Special Olympics Motor Activity Training Program is designed for athletes who are unable to participate in official Special Olympics sport competitions because of their skill and/or functional abilities. The Motor Activity Training Program is designed to prepare athletes -- including those with severe or profound intellectual disability and significant physical disabilities -- for sport-specific activities appropriate for their ability levels.

Address
353 Martha Ave Bellport
11713
Season
Summer
Days/Times
during school hours
Suitable for Ages
6+
Contact:
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
Brookhaven
11719
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Sunday 2pm
Suitable for Ages
18+
Contact:
 631-254-1465.
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
Commodore Barry Park
 11201
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Saturdays @ 11am
Contact:
212-661-3963
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
Brooklyn
11205
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
March-June
Suitable for Ages
16+
Contact:
212-661-3963
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
St. Joseph's College, 245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
11205
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Saturdays, TBD
Contact:
212-661-3963
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
Commodore Barry Park
 11201
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Saturdays @ 11am
Contact:
212-661-3963
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
BT BOCES
13905
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Tuesday's 3:45-5:45 pm
Contact:
315-314-6855