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Spring/Summer Sports

Spring Sport Sign Ups: November 1 – December 1

We are gearing up for our Winter season and invite all of our athletes and volunteers to SIGN UP TODAY!

    Step 1: Select your Sport

    • Browse the list of sports available below and take the next step in your Special Olympics journey.

    Step 2: Fill Out the Spring Sport Sign-up Form

    • Click the sport you want to participate in and fill out the sign-up form that pops up. 
    • Note to AthletesYou can sign up for more than one sport!

    IMPORTANT: Signing up does not guarantee participation. Participation is dependent on available volunteers. We will create a waiting list if rosters fill.

    Click a Spring Sport Below to Sign Up:

    Athletics

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    SIGN UP FOR ATHLETICS (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Athletics was an event at the first Special Olympics International Games held in Chicago, Illinois in 1968. Athletics Training Season is usually from March to June.

    View Athetics Resources

    Find an Athletics Training Site

    Basketball

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    SIGN UP FOR BASKETBALL (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Basketball was first contested in 1968 at the first Special Olympics Games in Chicago, Illinois. Basketball events combine both team and individual skills competitions. Basketball is a summer sport and training season is usually from January to June.

    View Basketball Resources

    Find a Basketball Training Site

    Golf

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    SIGN UP FOR GOLF (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Golf made its debut at the 1995 Special Olympics World Summer Games in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. The training season is usually beginning in March and, in PA, culminates at Summer Games in June at Penn State University.

    View Golf Resources

    Find a Golf Training Site

    Gymnastics

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    SIGN UP FOR GYMNASTICS (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Special Olympics Gymnastics was first included in 1972 as an official sport in the Third International Special Olympics World Summer Games, when 11 athletes competed in tumbling and free exercise routines. Gymnastics Training Season is usually year round with a culminating event for PA athletes at Summer Games in June at Penn State University.

    View Gymnastics Resources

    Find a Gymnastics Training Site

    Softball

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    SIGN UP FOR SOFTBALL (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Special Olympics softball was introduced in 1983. Softball events combine both team and individual skills competitions. Softball is a summer sport and the training season is usually from March to June.

    View Softball Resources

    Find a Softball Training Site

    Swimming

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    SIGN UP FOR SWIMMING (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Swimming was an event at the first Special Olympics International Games held in Chicago, Illinois in 1968. Swimming Training Season is usually year round with a culminating event at Summer Games in June at Penn State University.

    View Swimming Resources

    Find a Swimming Training Site

    Tennis

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    SIGN UP FOR TENNIS (Athlete/Volunteer form)

    Tennis became an official Special Olympics sport in 1987. The training season is usually from October to June. For a Tennis Service Representative in your area, contact USTA Middle States – USTA Middle States.

    View Tennis Resources

    Find a Tennis Training Site