Special Olympics/Adapted Sports

Special Olympics/Adapted Sports

The YMCA Special Olympics/Adapted Sports programs encourage athletes with intellectual/developmental and/or physical disabilities to practice their skills, build their endurance, improve their fitness and learn the rules and regulations of a variety of sports to prepare for possible competition opportunities.

Special Olympics Basketball

YMCA at Pabst Farms
12/6/22 - 4/10/23
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Dribble, pass, shoot! Learn basketball skills, strategy and rules and prepare for team competition.  Competition is optional.  Practice and game schedule will be handed out the first week of practice.  We are unable to provide 1:1 assistance during this program.  If your participant requires direct assistance/supervision please plan on having someone attend practice with them.


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
12/06/22 - 04/10/23
Tu - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
1 / 46 Available Register  
Closes
01/09/2023

Special Olympics Cornhole

YMCA at Pabst Farms
3/13/23 - 6/5/23
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Special Olympics Cornhole:   Throw, toss, score!  Learn one of the new official Special Olympics sports Cornhole!  Play as a team of two and work to toss your bean bags through the hole on the board!  Competition is optional through Special Olympics Wisconsin.    Practice and game schedules will be handed out the first week of practice. The YMCA is unable to provide 1:1 assistance for athletes for Special Olympics sports.  If your athlete requires one on one supervision or assistance please plan on having someone attend all practices and competitions with them.


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/13/23 - 06/05/23
Mo - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12 / 15 Available Register  
Closes
03/27/2023

Special Olympics Swim Team

YMCA at Pabst Farms
1/4/23 - 4/16/23
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Freestyle, backstroke, butterfly!  Let us help you to learn or fine-tune specific techniques and strokes for future competitions.  Swimmers must be able to swim 1 length (25M) unassisted in the competitive pool.  There are two practice times 6:30-7:15 and 7:15-8:00.  Please register for the same group you were in in the last session, if you did not participate previously please contact Jodi Dabrowski to find out which practice time is best for you.


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
01/04/23 - 04/16/23
WNTR: SO Swim Team 1 - We - 6:30 pm - 7:10 pm
14 / 16 Available Register  
01/04/23 - 04/16/23
WNTR: SO Swim Team 2 - We - 7:15 pm - 7:55 pm
15 / 16 Available Register  

Special Olympics Track and Field

YMCA at Pabst Farms
3/13/23 - 6/5/23
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Special Olympics Track and Field:   Run, throw, jump.  There is something for everyone to enjoy!  Athletes will fine-tune their individual skills.  There may be an option for competition through Special Olympics Wisconsin.  We are unable to provide 1:1 assistance during this program.  If your participant requires direct assistance/supervision please plan on having someone attend practice with them.  Practices will be held outside so please dress accordingly.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberCommunity Participant
Member Registration 11/14/22 12/6/22 Online / Front Desk $ 45.00-
Member and Community Participant Registration 12/7/22 3/27/23 Online / Front Desk $ 45.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/13/23 - 06/05/23
Mo - 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
27 / 28 Available Register  
Closes
03/27/2023