Sports Skills Centers, Walking Clubs & Dance Programs

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:

Beverly Sports Skills Center

  • February 19th thru April 2nd at the Greater Beverly YMCA from 2:30-4:30pm
  • Basketball will be the sport of focus

Lowell Sports Skills Center

  • February 26th thru April 2nd at Lowell Catholic from 1:00-3:00pm
  • Basketball and soccer will be the sports of focus

Future Programs:

Berkshire Skills Center 

Springfield Skills Center

Woburn Sports Skills Center

  • Winter program information coming soon!

Walking Clubs

Don’t see a club near you? Get one started by emailing Vicky at vicky.dinatale@specialolympicsma.org (Interested in volunteering with an existing club, email Vicky as well!

For all fitness levels!  Join a nearby Walking Club if you’re 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
  • Snow-shoeing is also offered in the winter
  • Ongoing throughout the entire year

Western Ma Hiking Club

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

Dance Programs

A new program to Special Olympics Massachusetts. For all levels of dancers (those who have never dances and those who are advance!) Most dance programs focus on Hip Hop style dance.


  • Empowered by Charlotte Klein Dance Center
  • Fridays 6:15-7:15
  • April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19
  • 16+


  • Empowered by Charlotte Klein Dance Center
  • Wednesdays 5:30-6:30
  • SUMMER SESSION* August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • 16+