Sports Skills Centers and Walking Clubs

Sports Skills Centers

Special Olympics Massachusetts is planning to hosting new six-week Sports Skills Programs across the state this fall.

Young Athlete and Skills Sessions will focus on individual skills instruction on a specific sport each week.

Current Programs:

Marlboro Sports Skills Center 

  • Saturdays, 9 am to 1 pm
  • September 18th thru October 30th (taking October 9th off)
  • For ages 6-12, and 13+ . Soccer will be the sport of focus.

Worcester State Skills Center for Flag football and Cheerleading

  • Sundays, 3 pm to 4 pm
  • September 19th, 26th, October 3rd, October 17
  • *Athletes must be over 13 years old for flag football, and 8 years old for cheerleading 

Fall River Skills Center

  • Saturdays, 10 am to 1 pm
  • September 25th thru October 30th

Beverly Skills Center

  • Sundays, 3:30 pm to 5:30pm
  • September 26th thru October 31st
  • Basketball will be the sport of focus

Berkshire Skills Center 

  • Sundays, 10 am to 12 pm
  • September 26th thru November 7th
  • Flag football and soccer will be the sports of focus

Springfield Soccer Skills Center

  • Sundays mornings
  • September 26th, October 3rd, October 17th, October 24th

Upcoming Fall Programs:

  • Andover – TBD
  • Marblehead – Sunday mornings starting in October

Walking Clubs

Fall Clubs – Check club pages for specific dates

If interested in volunteering please email vicky.dinatale@specialolympicsma.org

For all fitness levels!  Join a nearby Walking Club if your looking to enjoy fresh air, looking to make new friends, hit that step goal or just get some exercise!


  • Saturdays, 9 am – 10am at Doyle Field in Leominster / Indoors at Whitney Field Mall depending on weather
  • Ongoing throughout the entire year

Western Ma Hiking Club

  • Twice a month! Check out the registration page for more information


  • Sundays  5:30
  • Hopkinton HS


  • Sunday 9am
  • Forge Fond Pond


  • Tuesdays 5pm
  • Special Olympics Headquaters


  • Wednesdays 4pm
  • Lake Park


  • Saturday 9:30
  • Breakheart Reservation


  • Thursday 5pm
  • Senior High/Hunnewell Field


  • Saturdays 10-11am
  • King Oak Hill


  • Sundays 2-3pm
  • Danehy Park


  • Tuesday 5-6pm
  • Tentatively  at Belanger Youth Athletic Facility


  • Every 1st and 3rd Monday at 4pm
  • Carver Police Station
  • This club will be hosted by the Carver PD!


  • Thursdays 4:30
  • Van Horn Park