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Special Olympics

Are you an athlete at heart? Do you love being part of a team and the spirit of competition? You’re in luck, because SEASPAR offers a variety of Special Olympics sports for all athletes!

You’ll train under the guidance of experienced coaches who teach fundamentals, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Our ultimate goal is for you to achieve your personal best!

All SEASPAR athletic teams are comprised of male and female athletes. Following a skills assessment of each athlete, participants are assigned to a team with athletes of similar abilities. (Please note that Special Olympics sports are designed for participants with intellectual disabilities. For information about programs for athletes with physical disabilities, visit the Adapted Sports page.)

Special Olympics Training Opportunities

Special Olympics Softball Player at Bat

SEASPAR offers training in the following Special Olympics sports on a seasonal basis:

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics (Artistic)
  • Powerlifting
  • Snowshoeing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Visit our Program Schedules and Brochures page to download current training schedules or a browse our program guide detailing training opportunities for the current season.

Special Olympics Gymnast with MedalsSpecial Olympics Competitions

SEASPAR teams compete against other Special Olympics teams throughout the season, and have the opportunity to participate in local and state Special Olympics events and other competitions. Check our Program Schedules and Brochures page to download a list of upcoming competitions.

We are proud to have trained ten athletes who have competed in national and international Special Olympics events!

Special Olympics Application for Participation

Athletes wishing to participate in Special Olympics programs must have a current Special Olympics application for participation on file at SEASPAR. Visit our Participant Forms page to download the application.

For more information about our Special Olympics program, please contact us online or call us at 630.960.7600.

Quote from SEASPAR participant Daniel: I love competing in Special Olympics through SEASPAR!!