We are excited to share that the Special Olympics club at UMass Amherst and Special Olympics Massachusetts are partnering together to host a Level 1 & 2 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.
The Level 2 class will be offered for children ages 6-12, and will focus more on early sport specific training and game play concepts. They will be reviewing track & field and soccer skills.
The meeting details for both age groups can be found below:
Dates: Sunday Mornings – March 27th, April 3rd, April 10th, April 24th, May 1st
Level 1 group (ages 2-6) will meet from 10:30am – 11:30am
Level 2 group (ages 6-12) will meet from 12:00 pm – 1:00pm
Location: McGuirk Alumni Stadium – Stadium Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
If you’d like to participate, please complete the registration form below:
REGISTER HERE :
UMass Amherst Young AthletesYoung Athlete Online Registration