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Resources

Spring Season

School Day Special Olympics.The Spring Season is unquestionably the busiest time of year at Special Olympics Massachusetts. This season begins in mid-March and concludes in June. During this past season 11,000 Special Olympics athletes trained or participated in our events and programs. The Spring Season is host to numerous community competitions, school day games, state qualifying tournaments, and invitational events which culminate with our season ending Summer Games, held every June at Harvard University and Boston University. The following sports are offered during the Spring: Gymnastics, Power Lifting, Roller Skating, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Are you interested in volunteering during the Spring Season at Special Olympics? Special Olympics Massachusetts has the following volunteer opportunities throughout the season. In order to sign up as a volunteer visit our online registration. 

 

Get Involved as an Athlete

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Information

Interested in volunteering during the Spring Season at Special Olympics? Special Olympics Massachusetts has the following volunteer opportunities throughout the season

  • Volunteer with our programs on a weekly basis helping out at practice
  • Volunteer at one of our competitions

To sign up to volunteer visit our online registration

Spring Season Events

If you are interested in volunteering at an event here is a list of potential jobs  you may do at the venue during the Spring Season.

Here are some volunteer training videos for Track & Field volunteers:

Track & Field (Athletics)

Track & Field Season Overview

Track & Field Forms

Track & Field Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years
  • Head coaches need to have sport certification
  • Unified track coaches must also have Unified Sports Coaching certification

Track & Field Resources

Qualifying Tournament Information

Summer Games

June 12 – 14. Please refer to Summer Games Event Guide for complete Summer Games information such as schedules, housing, directions, meals (times & menus), special events (Olympic town, dance) health and wellness activities

Swimming (Aquatics)

Swimming Season Overview

Swimming Forms

Swim Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years
  • Head coaches need to have sport certification

Swimming Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
  • Common Disqualifications
  • Visit the Special Olympics Ma Resources for Coaches page for
    • Additional online sport resources
    • Unified Sports resources
    • Branding and Uniform Guidelines

Qualifying Tournament Information

Summer Games

June 12 – 14. Please refer to Summer Games Event Guide for complete Summer Games information such as schedules, housing, directions, meals (times & menus), special events (olympic town, dance) health and wellness activities

Gymnastics

Gymnastics Season Overview

  • 2020 Gymnastics Overview

Gymnastics Forms

Gymnastics Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years

Gymnastics Resources  & Judges Sheets

Qualifying Tournament Information

  • Artistic – April 5, Elite Gymnastics
  • Artistic – May 2, Yellow Jackets

Qualifying Tournament Dates

Summer Games

June 12 – 14. Please refer to Summer Games Event Guide for complete Summer Games information such as schedules, housing, directions, meals (times & menus), special events (olympic town, dance) health and wellness activities

Powerlifting

Power Lifting Overview

Power Lifting Forms

Power Lifting Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years
  • Head coaches need to have sport certification

Power Lifting Resources

Summer Games

June 12 – 14. Please refer to Summer Games Event Guide for complete Summer Games information such as schedules, housing, directions, meals (times & menus), special events (olympic town, dance) health and wellness activities

Roller Skating

Roller Skating Forms

Roller Skating Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides

Roller Skating Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years

Event Information

  • Roller World, 425 Broadway, Saugus

Tennis

Tennis Seasonal Overview

  • 2020 Tennis Overview

Tennis Forms

Tennis Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years
  • Head coaches need to have sport certification

Tennis Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
  • Visit the Special Olympics Ma Resources for Coaches page for
    • Additional online sport resources
    • Unified Sports resources
    • Branding and Uniform Guidelines

Summer Games

June 12 – 14. Please refer to Summer Games Event Guide for complete Summer Games information such as schedules, housing, directions, meals (times & menus), special events (olympic town, dance) health and wellness activities

Volleyball

Volleyball Overview

Volleyball Forms

Volleyball Coach Certification

  • Certification and re certification steps can be found on the Special Olympics MA resources page
  • All coaches are required to be a level one certified coach
  • Certification must be renewed every three years
  • Head coaches need to have sport certification
  • Unified Coaches must have taken Coaching Unified Sports

Volleyball Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
    • Unified Sports information and tools such as online certification course, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports models

Qualifying Tournament

  • Springfield College Qualifying Tournament- April 26, 2020

Summer Games

June 12 – 14. Please refer to Summer Games Event Guide for complete Summer Games information such as schedules, housing, directions, meals (times & menus), special events (olympic town, dance) health and wellness activities

Season Ending Tournament

Summer Games

  • June 12-14, 2020 Boston University & Harvard University
  • For complete tournament information please visit the Summer Games Calendar page by clicking the link above. The calendar page will have also have a link to the Summer Games event guide which contains information such as housing locations, directions, meals (locations times, menu), special events (dance, Olympic town, healthy athletes), local attractions for families.
  • FAMILY HOUSING RESERVATION FORM (dorm will be 10 Buick Street)