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Amherst Young Athletes Program
October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021
We are excited to share that the Special Olympics club at UMass Amherst and the Hampshire County Sports Special Olympics program are partnering together to host a Level 1 & 2 Young Athletes program this fall season!
The Level 1 class will be for children ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities, focusing on fun activities that aid in motor skill development areas such as running, jumping, balancing, kicking, catching, throwing and striking. Specific activities covered can be referenced in the Young Athletes Activity Guide.
The Level 2 class will be offered for children ages 6-12, and will focus more on early sport specific training and game play concepts. They will be reviewing soccer skills each week.
The meeting details for both age groups can be found below:
Dates: Sunday’s, September 26th, October 3rd, October 17th, October 24th, October 31st
Level 1 group (ages 2-6) will meet from 11am – 12pm
Level 2 group (ages 6-12) will meet from 10am – 11am
Location: Pratt Field (62 Orchard St, Amherst, MA 01002)
If you’d like to participate, please complete the registration form here.