UMass Amherst, September 22nd – November 10th, 2019. For ages 3- 8 with intellectual disabilities, a free, inclusive, unique sports and play program facilitated by trained volunteers, focusing on different sports skills each week (balance, running, throwing while working on fun activities important to mental and physical growth. This is an early introduction to sports and the world of Special Olympics.
Hosted by South Shore Special Olympics Young Athletes and Abilities Rec, Inc.
Register on line to www.specialolympicsma.org/umass-amherst-young-athletes-program/ or 508-485-0986 x221 email@example.com
Special Olympics Young Athletes™ is a unique sport and play program for children with intellectual disabilities. The focus is on fun activities that are important to mental and physical growth.
*Children ages 2 to 7 enjoy games and activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Young Athletes is an early introduction to sports and to the world of Special Olympics.
* Parents and other family members see their child’s early potential with Special Olympics, while creating a valuable network with other parents of children with intellectual disabilities. The Young Athletes program works in many different places, from schools and preschools to recreation centers within the community.