Thayer Academy Young Athletes Program


Due to the number of registrations received, we have started a waitlist as of 4/8/22. If you’d like to be added to the waitlist, please complete the registration form below.

We are excited to share that Thayer Academy and Special Olympics Massachusetts are partnering together to host a Level 1 Young Athletes program this spring 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. Details can be referenced below:

Dates: Saturdays – April 2nd, April 9th, April 23rd, April 30th, May 7th, May 14th

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Location: Thayer Academy – Memorial Gym (745 Washington Street, Braintree MA)

To register, please complete the form below. They will be able to accommodate the first 15 participants who register and will then need to start a wait list from there.

Registration Form:

Thayer Academy Young Athletes

Young Athlete Online Registration
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  • Young Athletes Release Form

    I am the parent/guardian of the minor participant, on whose behalf I have submitted the attached application for participation in Special Olympics. I further represent and warrant that to the best of my knowledge and belief, the participant is physically and mentally able to participate in Special Olympics. In permitting the participant to participate, I am specifically granting my permission, forever, to Special Olympics to use the participant’s likeness, name, voice and words in television, radio, film, newspapers, magazines and other media, internet and in any form, for the purpose of publicizing, promoting or communicating the purposes and activities of Special Olympics and/or applying for funds to support those purposes and activities. I also understand that group data collected from the Young Athletes Pilot Program will be used to plan, evaluate, and improve the program. If a medical emergency should arise during the participant’s participation in any Special Olympics activities, at a time when I am not personally present so as to be consulted regarding the participant’s care, I hereby authorize Special Olympics, on my behalf, to take whatever measures are necessary to ensure that the participant is provided with any emergency medical treatment, including hospitalization, which Special Olympics deems advisable in order to protect the participant’s health and well-being. (IF YOU HAVE RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS TO RECEIVING SUCH MEDICAL TREATMENT, PLEASE CONTACT SPECIAL OLYMPICS MASSACHUSSETTS) I am the parent (guardian) of the participant named in this application. I have read and fully understand the provisions of the above release, and have explained these provisions to the participant. Through my signature on this release form, I am agreeing to the above provisions on my own behalf and on the behalf of the participant named above. I hereby give my permission for the participant named above to participate in Special Olympics games, recreation programs, and physical activity programs.
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