Sports Offered at Special Olympics Louisiana

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Special Olympics offers numerous Olympic-type individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with and without intellectual disabilities. There are several sports that Special Olympics Louisiana offers but does not hold competitions in due to availability or other environmental factors.

Listed below are all the sports Special Olympics Louisiana has to offer:

Artistic Gymnastics              Equestrian
Athletics  (Track & Field)    Flag Football
Badminton                             Football (Soccer
Basketball                              Golf
Bocce                                      Horseshoes
Bowling                                 Motor Activity Training
Cycling                                   Powerlifting
Rhythmic Gymnastics           Softball Table Tennis
Tennis                                    Unified Sports Volleyball

To learn more Click Here

State Golf and Cycling

You don’t want to miss out on the last day of our Special Olympics Louisiana’s 2017 State Golf and Cycling. So, grab some friends and head over to Chennault Park in Monroe. You can join the rest of the fans in the stands and help cheer on our athletes.

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Athlete Spotlight- May

State Golf & Cycling

State Golf & Cycling will be held in Monroe, LA on April 19-20th!  Athletes will compete in Golf and cycling with the events taking place on separate days.  Over 150 athletes will take part in this event along with numerous volunteers.  State Golf

All events, including all competitions, are free and open to the public and we hope that YOU will be there to support our athletes!

View the fact sheet, venue information, and schedule by clicking here.

Competing Together

We recently came across this article which tells the story of Noah and Lucas Aldrich, and their feat to complete in a youth triathlon.  From Today.com, “…so he pulled and pushed his little brother the whole way as he swam, biked and ran in the sweltering heat. Their mother says that they are inseparable and it is not surprising that they would compete as a unit, stating: “The connection and the love that they share is truly unique.”

Read the full story here.

State Golf & Cycling

This Sunday thru Monday we will host State Golf & Cycling in Monroe, LA.  Cycling will take place Sunday at Chennault Park where athletes will compete in quality cycling competition. Following competition Sunday, athletes will enjoy a victory dance!  Then on Monday, the Golf portion of the competition will take place at Calvert Crossing Golf Course where athletes will compete in skills, 9-hole and 18-hole competition.2014 SGC Flier

If you are interested in volunteering, please click here.  All are invited to watch competition!