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Welcome to the Special Olympics New York City Regional Report update!  Read on for information about our latest happenings, coach updates, events, volunteer opportunities and more!  

Coaches, please make sure to take a look under the Training Club Info tab; where you will find the link for  Training Club Rosters . Make sure to fill out and submit a copy to our office prior to the beginning of the upcoming season. If no rosters are submitted, you will not receive registration materials for the upcoming season. Thank You! 

Please check out the updated Medical & Consent Form . If you are in the process of renewing medicals, please use this new form moving forward. The link can be found in the Training Club Info. As the old form expires, coaches must utilize the new form. 

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State Winter Games

(Photo by Michael Vandelune)

(Photo by Hannah Miller)

Congratulations to all of our athletes who competed at the 2018 State Winter Games in Rochester, N.Y. 

More than 1,000 athletes and coaches from across the state competed in the 2018 State Winter Games, featuring competitions in Alpine Skiing, Cross- Country Skiing, Figure Skating, Floor Hockey, Snowboarding and Snowshoe

Congratulations to Special Olympics athlete Chris Lopez for being selected to attend the NBA Cares event in Los Angeles, California on February 17th! Chris played alongside some of the greatest basketball players in the world to Play Unified at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game

Big Apple Ice Skating Club @ Wollman Rink

Congratulations to the Big Apple Ice Skating Club for hosting our 2nd annual Figure Skating Skills Competition at Wollman Rink in Central Park.
Summer Season Competition Updates

Regional Bowling Tournament will take place on April 7th, 2018 at Bowlerland 2417 Hollers Avenue, Bronx, NY. Registrations are due back to the office by March 19th, 2018. We will be offering Singles, Ramp, and Team Competition. 

Fieldston Aquatics & Basketball will take place on April 28th, 2018 at Fieldston Upper School 3901 Fieldston Rd, Bronx, NY. 

Metro Invitational will take place on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at Queens High School of Teaching at Frank Padavan Campus. We will be offering Athletics, Volleyball Team, and Powerlifting. 
Special Olympics New York City Named Official Charity Partner of St. Paddy's 7K

Date:  Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Location:  Firefighter's Field at Roosevelt Island (425 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY 10044)
Interested in volunteering? Please email Lizzy Latinsky at

Special Olympics New York is proud to once again be an official charity partner for the TCS New York City Marathon in November.
All runners must raise a minimum of $3,500. We are now accepting applications until March 19 th.

Please contact Rebecca Strickland at for more information. Thank you
It's Time for March Madness!
Are you ready for the ultimate March Madness event while supporting Special Olympics NYC?  Join  us for the Leadership Council's  3rd  Annual March Madness Fundraiser! This event is a 2 hour open bar/March Madness viewing party to raise funds for our local Special Olympics NYC athletes.Guests may select drinks that include all wines, draft beer, and bottled beer. Our private section will secure you the perfect spot to view the 2018 NCAA Regional Games during March Madness!
$40 pre-event
$50 at the door

Our New York State Knights of Columbus Council is having a fundraiser event for S pecial Olympics New York at the NY Islander game on March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Barclay Center. The Islanders are playing Tampa Bay Lightning the tickets are only $35 .  

For every ticket that is sold by the NYS Knights of Columbus, $10 will be donated to NYS Special Olympics and the donation will be presented to NYS Special Olympics at the game on the Big Screen.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round training and athletic competition in variety of Olympic-type sports to children and adults with intellectual disabilities in order to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families & other Special Olympics athletes. 

To make this event for Special Olympics New York successful your councils support will be appreciated by purchasing and selling tickets to members, parishioners, friends and all hockey fans. Here's a suggestion: your council can purchase tickets and raffle them off at one of your fundraisers!

So, come join us for a good time, good hockey and help our Charity.  
Let's make it a great night for  Special Olympics New York!


Last year over 300 participants braved the icy waters while hundreds of spectators looked on with excitement. These brave souls are your neighbors, friends and of course Special Olympics New York athletes. Help raise money for these athletes by asking your friends, family, coworkers, etc. to support you in taking the PLUNGE! Then, take a dip or slow crawl into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Every plunger that raises $150 receives an official Plunge sweatshirt. Raise more money and receive more great prizes! Whether you would like to plunge or support a Plunger, come join us!

Saturday, March 24th, 2018
10am Registration
Jacob Riis Park Bay #9
Check us out on Facebook or on Instagram @SpecialOlympicsNYC #rockawayspolarplunge #freezinforareason

For more info, please contact your Plunge coach, Pam Parker at or 646-491-6035

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