UMass Amherst Young Athletes Program

The 2019 spring season program is now full. Please register for the 2019 fall season below if interested. Dates and times TBD for the fall season program and we will be able to keep families informed as that information is confirmed.

Spring Season Program:

The group will meet on Sunday afternoons from 2 pm – 3pm.

We will be able to accept the first 15 registrations submitted. After that, we will need to start a wait list for the program.

  • Sunday, March 31st
  • Sunday April 7th
  • Sunday April 14th
  • Sunday April 28th


Boyden Gymnasium

Boyden Physical Education Building: 131 Commonwealth Ave, Amherst, MA 01002

2019 UMass Amherst Young Athletes

Young Athlete Online Registration
  • The Spring Session is currently full. You can still register to RSVP for the upcoming Fall Season. More details TBD on the fall.
  • If your child is NEW to the program please provide a shirt size. This shirt is your child's uniform and he/she should wear it each week.
  • 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.