Sandwich Sailors - Special Olympics

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We are pleased to announce the new Sandwich Community Special Olympics program: the "SANDWICH SAILORS."  This program is driven by Special Olympics Mass., Cape & Islands Region, with the Sandwich Recreation Department, the Sandwich Student Council, and the National Honor Society. Through the efforts of the Sandwich Recreation Department, we have had a young athletes program that is designed for children with intellectual disabilities from 2-8 years old. Our new program will be for individuals from 8 years old through adulthood.


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OUR GOAL is to provide individuals with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to participate in seasonal sports, with a chance to take part in Special Olympics Cape & Islands and state tournaments. We want our “athletes” to compete individually and when needed with student volunteers.


OUR SPORT OFFERINGS INCLUDE: soccer, bowling, track & field, and basketball.In order to provide a quality program.


Special Olympics athletes are NEVER CHARGED FEES to participate in activities. However, it costs Special Olympics Massachusetts $390 per participant for their uniforms, transportation, and facility fees.

Sandwich Sailors participate in four age groups:              A sport for every season:

Age 2-7 : Young Athletes                                                                     Soccer : September - November

Age 8-15 : Juniors                                                                                Bowling : October - March

Age 13-21 : Seniors                                                                             Track & Field : March - June

Age 22 + : Masters                                                                               Socialization : July - August

                                                                                                             Basketball : December - March

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering for Special Olympics can be very rewarding. We depend on people like you to help our program be an ongoing success!

Here's how YOU can help:

• Socialization Coordinators to help plan post-season and holiday parties.

• Sports Business Managers to help organize and set up a sport 

• Volunteers to work with athletes. Register today at by calling Sandwich Recreation at 508-888-4361

•  Fundraising coordinators for the Jolly Jaunt 5K Race held in Hyannis each December​.

Please contact Rick Serodio, our Volunteer Coordinator, for info: 603-494-1327 or email him at rickserodio@comcast.net .


The Sandwich Sailors thank you for sharing your time!***



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Sandwich Recreation Department   What is going on ! 

PROGRAMS

Young Athletes Program:

The Sandwich Recreation Department in conjunction with the Sandwich Partnership for Families is looking for some special athletes to join this amazing program! A FREE, unique sports & play program facilitated by trained volunteers that focuses on fun activities important to mental and physical growth. This program is an early introduction to sports & the world of Special Olympics.

 

WHO:

Children ages 2-7 who would benefit from an adaptive program.



WHERE:

Sandwich Recreation Department- Oak Crest Cove

34 Quaker Meetinghouse Road , Forestdale, MA

WHEN:

Wednesday's 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Contact visit  the Sandwich Recreation Department for more information

 



 

Special Olympics Fall Soccer                                
                               
 The Sandwich Sailors are looking for athletes of all ages to come out and play!
 Join Sandwich Recreation and the Special Olympics for this FREE, inclusive, unique sports & play program facilitated by trained volunteers, focusing on soccer skills and competition important to mental and physical growth.

Who: Athletes ages 8-18
When:  Program starts Saturday , September 24th
Scrimmage time 10:00AM on Saturday'S
WHERE:  the Wing School- Water Street , Sandwich
Cost:  Free!

All Athletes and Volunteers must register with the Sandwich Recreation Department and completed the required Special Olympic Forms .

To register click here:






If you have limited mobility and/or require modifications and/ or accommodations to register or participate in any of these programs please call the Sandwich Recreation Department directly at 508-888-4361