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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
Camden HS
13316
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and under
Contact:
315-314-6847
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

This training club competes in both basketball and track & field.

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.

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
Various
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
Saturday 9-1:30
Contact:
845-765-2497
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
Venture Center 230 Route 340, Sparkill, NY
10976
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Saturday 9-1:30 & Wed 6-8
Suitable for Ages
21+
Contact:
845-765-2497
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
Canandaigua Crossfit
699 South Main Street Canandaigua NY
14424
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
 Saturday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Suitable for Ages
All
Contact:
585-586-7400
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
Canandaigua Academy
14424
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After school
Suitable for Ages
School-Age
Contact:
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
Canton High School
13617
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Sundays 1-3pm
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
21 Fair St., Carmel NY 10215
10215
Season
Summer, March-June
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
21 Fair St., Carmel NY 10215
10215
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
21 Fair St., Carmel NY 10215
10215
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Contact:
845-765-2497
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
Weedsport High School
13166
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Contact:
315-314-6847
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
Rainbow Lanes
13166
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
March - june
Contact:
315-314-6847
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
Cazenovia HS
13035
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and under
Contact:
315-314-6847
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
Capital District Psychiatric Center
Season
Summer, March – June Fall, July – October
Suitable for Ages
16+
Contact:
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
Virtual
Season
Fall, Summer
Days/Times
Wednesday PM
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
TBD
 
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Contact:
585-586-7400
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
CDS
 
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
 
Contact:
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
CDS
 
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
 
Contact:
585-586-7400
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
Suitable for Ages
21 and up
Contact:
585-586-7400
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
CDS
 
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
 
Contact:
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
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
TBD
 
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Contact:
585-586-7400
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
Blood Iron Barbell
13203
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 starting 3/31
Suitable for Ages
12+
Contact:
315-314-6847
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
Hastings Mallory Elementary School
13036
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
May - June
Suitable for Ages
8+
Contact:
315-314-6847
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
Hastings Mallory Elementary School
13036
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 pm
Suitable for Ages
8+
Contact:
315-314-6847
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
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
Hastings Mallory Elementary School
13036
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
TBD
Contact:
315-314-6847