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Special Olympics City Of York

Micklegate Ward,


The mission of Special Olympics Great Britain is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual (learning) disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of skills, gifts and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
As a Special Olympics Great Britain branch member, Special Olympics City of York welcomes and encourages new participants with intellectual (learning) disabilities to take part in sports training and competition with our partner organisations/clubs, City of York Athletics Club, New Earswick Indoor Bowls Club, First York Boccia Club, First York Kurling Club, York Disability Tennis Network and Special Olympics City of York Swimming. Sports available are Athletics, Boccia, Bowls, New Age Kurling, Swimming and Tennis. Table tennis will be introduced shortly.
We are also seeking volunteers, in a variety of roles, to support our athletes in their activities and would welcome the opportunity to support any mainstream sports club seeking to become fully inclusive.
For more information please contact Hannah Higginson on 01904 551431, 07836320311 or hannah.higginson@york.gov.uk

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