UPDATE ON SPECIAL OLYMPICS FALL SPORTS
SOPA has recently refreshed their
We are happy to announce that several of our York County Fall and Winter Sports Training programs plan to resume. Bocce, Rollerskating,
Bowling, Figure Skating and Tennis will resume under the new protocol. Volleyball, Floor Hockey and Long Distance Walking/Running training will not be offered this season.
In order to participate in any Fall or Winter Sport, every participant must complete an
online waiver form– each participant for each sport.
You will not be allowed to participate in training unless you complete this online form. And you must be willing to adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols identified in the waiver. More details can be found on your sports specific webpage.
Although in-person gatherings are not happening, our athletes have virtual opportunities throughout the season to stay involved in sports and wellness. During the winter, local athletes have registered and are participating in a
York County Special Olympic Athletes doing the Heptathlon meet on ZOOM weekly, to encourage each other and socialize. Here you see them demonstrating some good form for power punches.
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Special Olympics York County is organized and run entirely by volunteers.
Their contribution may vary from several hours a week for a sports season or several hours a month throughout the year or several hours once a year at a competition. The benefits include the satisfaction in helping athletes improve their skills and their self-image.Learn More