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The YMCA Special Olympics/Adaptive Sports programs encourage athletes to practice their skills, build their endurance, improve their fitness and learn the rules and regulations of a variety of sports to prepare for future competition opportunities. 

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS SPORTS

(Offered at the YMCA at Pabst Farms Branch)

Special Olympics Track and Field: (Ages 8+)  
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. 

March 28 - June 6, 2022
Monday
5:00 - 6:15 pm


Adaptive Bocce Ball: (Ages 8+)  
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 may be 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. 

June 6th - August 1st
Monday
5:15 - 6:15 pm


Adaptive Softball: (Ages 8+) 
Hit, run, and slide into base. We will develop our softball skills through fun drills and games. Players should have some knowledge of the game of softball. All players will need their own glove. If possible players should also provide their own bat and helmet. If there is inclement weather we will meet in the gym to work on strength and conditioning. There may be an option for Special 

June 6th - August 1st
Monday
6:30 - 7:30 pm