Lebanon County Special Olympic's mission is to provide year-round training and competition in Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities providing them physical fitness, joy, and a sense of community. We are 100% volunteer run and receives no assistance from federal, state, or local programs. We provide these services for free to athletes and their families.
Did you know Special Olympics provides year-round training divided into three seasons? Below are the sports by season and typical training duration. Each sport has a 6-8 week training period, followed by some type of sectional or competition opportunity that may be available.
Aquatics, Athletics, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Gymnastics, Bowling (Competitive), Softball
Soccer, Volleyball, Bocce, Long Distance Walk/Run, Powerlifting (starts in spring and runs through fall season)
Floor Hockey, Bowling (Non-Competition), Snow Shoe
All athletes who want to participate should be at Mary Gate of Heaven church by 3:00 on Saturday, November 30th by 3:00. Dress accordingly. All athletes MUST ride on the float and ONLY certified volunteers are allowed to walk with the float. The Knights of Columbus will have an after the parade gathering for the athletes.