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.

Golf - Special Olympics

All Locations
6/13/24 - 8/15/24
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Drive – Putt – Chip!  Learn more about the sport of golf as part of our Special Olympics sports opportunities.  This season will focus on learning the skills, rules, and etiquette associated with golf.

Special Olympics competition will be optional but will require 9 hole course play outside of practice time to meet the needed amount of scores for competition entry.

Program will be held Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 at the Club at Lac LaBelle starting on June 13th.

 

 


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/13/24 - 08/15/24
2024 SO Golf - Th - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
- Registration
Closed

Miracle League Baseball

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/11/24 - 7/30/24
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Run, catch, throw.  Miracle League gives kids ages 4+ the chance to get off the bench and on to the field to enjoy the game of baseball.  Athletes will learn the fundamental skills needed and have the opportunity to practice as well as take part in competitive game play.  Athletes with intellectual and/or physical disabilities are invited to join us to play on a custom designed field featuring a cushioned, rubberized, flat surface helping to erase barriers to recreation.

 


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/11/24 - 07/30/24
Ages 4-12 - Tu - 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
- Registration
Closed
06/11/24 - 07/30/24
Ages 13-19 - Tu - 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
2 / 12 Available Registration
Closed
06/11/24 - 07/30/24
20 and up - Tu - 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
1 / 14 Available Registration
Closed

Special Olympics Bocce Ball

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/17/24 - 9/8/24
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Aim, toss, score.  Bocce is a team sport of skill and strategy.  This is a fun backyard game that everyone can enjoy.  Come join us to learn the rules and test your skills at getting your ball closest to the pallina.  There is an option for Special Olympics Wisconsin competitions.

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
06/17/24 - 09/08/24
2024 SO Bocce - Mo - 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
- Registration
Closed

Special Olympics Softball

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/17/24 - 9/8/24
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Hit, Run, and slide into base! We will develop your softball skills through fun drills and games.  Players should have some knowledge of the game of softball.  All players need their own glove.  If possible players should provide their own bat and helmet.

Special Olympics softball competition is an option for all players.  You will need to determine your commitment to playing competitively at the beginning of the season.  All players are welcome to practice even if they choose not to compete.


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/17/24 - 09/08/24
2024 SO Softball - Mo - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
- Registration
Closed

Summer Special Olympics Swim Team

YMCA at Pabst Farms
6/19/24 - 8/21/24
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Special Olympics Swim Team:  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.

Developmental Swim Team (6:00-6:40) – this is intended for any athlete who is new to swim team.  Coaches will work with swimmers to assess skills and develop swim team knowledge and habits.  Once athletes are ready they will be transitioned to the larger team.

There is no general swim team scheduled for the Summer Session.  Please see information on our Off Season Endurance Training for new opportunities.


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/19/24 - 08/21/24
Developmental Swim Team - We - 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
3 / 6 Available Registration
Closed