Special Olympics Activities

The Milford Special Olympics activities throughout the year are under the supervision of Jennifer Walsh.

Programs are open to both residents and non-residents.

Our mission to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, prepare for entry into school and community programs, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Special Olympics activities are open to individuals from ages 8 and up for competition and ages 6 and up for training.

Programs include School Day Games, Special Olympics basketball, track and field, flag football, cheerleading, softball, cycling, power lifting, bocce, soccer, swimming (including swim lessons), power lifting, bowling, and wrestling as well as dances and other social activities.

Schedules vary with each program.  Please click on the link below for a printable schedule.

Special Olympic Calendar 2017-2018

Need program details?  Click the orange button to the right to get to our Activity Registration site.  Then, if you click on the blue “Click for Activities” button you will be brought to a page where you will find the Special Olympics programs by sport.

Registration Information

  • Find a program and click on the registration forms icon.  Print and fill out the forms, then send to Jennifer Walsh at the address below.
  • You may register by mail, in person, or by email at jwalsh@milfordma.com.
  • Our office is located inside Milford High School.  For security reasons, the office is only accessible by appointment. You may visit our office without an appointment after school hours – from 2:30-3:30 pm.
  • If you are dropping off your registration, you may leave it with the security officer at the front door or put it in the Milford Community Program drop box on the left wall of the security kiosk.
  • Separate registration forms are required for each program.
  • If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Walsh 508-478-1100 ext. 1121.

 
Mail to: Jennifer Walsh, Milford Special Olympics c/o Milford High School, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757-4098

Special Olympics Activities

Basketball
DetailsSpecial Olympic Basketball - Ages 16 and Up11-13-2017 - 03-04-2018 (Closed)

Description
This program is designed for the Special Olympic Athlete who is interested in competetive basketball. There will be no practices on holidays or school vacations due to the schools being closed. Practices will run up to the State games in March.

Details

  • Days & Times: Mon - 6:30pm-8:00pm
  • Location: Stacy Middle School, 66 School Street and The Milford Youth Center, 24 Pearl Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 25
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsSpecial Olympic Basketball - Ages 8-1511-13-2017 - 03-04-2018 (Closed)

Description
This program is designed for the Special Olympic Athlete who is interested in competetive basketball. There will be no practices on holidays or school vacations due to the schools being closed. Practices will run up to the State games in March.

Details

  • Days & Times: Mon - 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Location: Brookside Elementary School, 110 Congress St, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 3
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Bowling
DetailsSpecial Olympic Bowling Team - Ages 8 & Up09-05-2017 - 03-06-2018 (Closed)

Description
This program is designed for the Special Olympic Athelte. For athletes who are interested in participating on a bowling team.

Instructor
Dawn Foley

Details

  • Days & Times: Tue - 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Location: Walnut Hill Bowl, 1666 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895
  • Spaces Available: 20
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed — $7.50/week per person (please bring money with you to the bowling alley) $2.50 per game

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Cheerleading
DetailsSpecial Olympic Cheerleading - Ages 8 and up09-12-2017 - 03-06-2018 (Closed)

Description
The program is designed for the Special Olympic Athlete. For athletes who are interested in participating in cheerleading competition which will be held on October 14, 2017, and the state games on November 11, 2017.

Instructors: Sandi Indelicato and Theresa Barrows

Details

  • Days & Times: Tue - 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Location: Evergreen Center, 345 Fortune Boulevard, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 7
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Dances
DetailsDances - September Dance09-22-2017 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsDances - October Dance10-27-2017 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsDances - December Dance12-15-2017 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsDances - January Dance01-19-2018 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsDances - February Dance02-09-2018 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsDances - March Dance03-16-2018 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsDances - April Dance04-27-2018 (Closed)

Description
Dance for children and adults ages 11 and up with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the Milford High School Best Buddies Program. Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Cafeteria, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Movie Nights
DetailsMovie Night - March Movie Night03-20-2018 (Closed)

Description
Come and enjoy a movie! Payment will be accepted at the door.

Details

  • Days & Times: Tue - 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Auditorium, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 100
  • Price: $2.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Pageant
DetailsPageant04-13-2018 (Closed)

Description
Come and support the Milford High School Best Buddies Chapter! We will be hosting our 5th annual Sweetheart Pageant for ladies and gentlemen with intellectual disabilities to perform in talent and beauty acts. Admission is $5. Please contact us if you have any donations for baskets or raffles!

Details

  • Spaces Available: 50
  • Price: $5.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Powerlifting
DetailsPowerlifting - Coed Ages 14 and Up01-23-2018 - 06-07-2018 (Closed)

Description
This program is designed for the Special Olympic Athlete. Due to the limited number of spots all athletes who register must compete in State Games! Powerlifting competes at Summer Games only (June 8- 10, 2018).

Instructors: Nicholas DiAntonio, Craig Buckley, Josh Normam, Andre Aureliano

Details

  • Days & Times: Tue,Thu - 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Location: Milford High School - Weight Room, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 6
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed — Due to the limited numer of spots all athletes who register must compete in State Games on June 8-10, 2018!

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Road Races
DetailsAnnual 5K Road Race - All Ages - All Skill Levels09-22-2018 (Closed)

Description
Milford Special Olympics 5K Road Race & Walk is sponsored by the Milford Community School Use Program to benefit the Milford Special Olympics Program.

TO REGISTER: Copy and paste the link below into your web browser.

https://www.active.com/milford-ma/running/distance-running-races/milford-special-olympics-road-race-and-walk-2018?int=

Registration will begin at 8:00 am at the Milford High School Gym Parking Lot. The race will begins at 9:00 am and the Fun Run will begin at 8:30 am. Followed by an awards Presentation at 10:15 am for Top Three Male and Female in each division and Overall Male and Female under 19, 19 ? 29, 30 ? 39, 40 ? 49, 50 ? 59, 60 ? 69, & 70.

* T-shirts to all who pre-register by Friday, Sept. 14th.

Refreshments for runners and helpers provided.

Course Route: Start at back parking lot of High School (near gym entrance). Out front driveway, right onto West Fountain Street, left onto Congress Street, left onto North Vine Street, left onto Highland Street, left onto West Fountain Street and right into the first entrance of the high school, then left into road leading to gymnasium entrance.

Timing provided by the Tri-Valley Front Runners.

Awards presented to top Male and Female finishers in 7 divisions: Under 19, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Entry Fees: Fun Run Entry Fee (Ages 10 and under) $10.00

Pre-entry ? $20

Post-entry ? $25

Details

  • Days & Times: Sat - 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Spaces Available: 300
  • Resident Price: $10.00
  • Non-Resident Price: $25.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person — Milford Special Olympics 5K Road Race & Walk is sponsored by the Milford Community School Use Program to benefit the Milford Special Olympics Program. — TO REGISTER: Copy and paste the link below into your web browser. — https://www.active.com/milford-ma/running/distance-running-races/milford-special-olympics-road-race-and-walk-2018?int= — Registration will begin at 8:00 am at the Milford High School Gym Parking Lot. The race will begins at 9:00 am and the Fun Run will begin at 8:30 am. Followed by an awards Presentation at 10:15 am for Top Three Male and Female in each division and Overall Male and Female under 19, 19 ? 29, 30 ? 39, 40 ? 49, 50 ? 59, 60 ? 69, & 70. — * T-shirts to all who pre-register by Friday, Sept. 14th. — Refreshments for runners and helpers provided. — Course Route: Start at back parking lot of High School (near gym entrance). Out front driveway, right onto West Fountain Street, left onto Congress Street, left onto North Vine Street, left onto Highland Street, left onto West Fountain Street and right into the first entrance of the high school, then left into road leading to gymnasium entrance. — Timing provided by the Tri-Valley Front Runners. — Awards presented to top Male and Female finishers in 7 divisions: Under 19, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ — Entry Fees: Fun Run Entry Fee (Ages 10 and under) $10.00 — Pre-entry ? $20 — Post-entry ? $25

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

School Day Games
DetailsSchool Day Games 2017-2018 School Year - April Games04-12-2018 (Closed)

Description
Our School Day Games are the perfect way for the classrooms, school systems and surrounding communities to come together for a fun and inclusive day of activities featuring all of the elements of a traditional Special Olympics event.

Details

  • Days & Times: Thu - 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Spaces Available: 200
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person — The raindate for this program will be Friday, April 13, 2018.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Swim
DetailsSpecial Needs Swim Lessons - Coed Ages 12 & Up09-15-2017 - 10-27-2017 (Closed)

Description
Instructional swim program. The goal of this program is for the students to strengthen their swimming skills with instruction by a certified swim instructor.

Instructor
Alexis Forgit - Alexis is a Spedical Education Teacher and Swim Instructor

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 6:05pm-6:35pm
  • Location: Milford High School Pool, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 32
  • Resident Price: $45.00
  • Non-Resident Price: $55.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed — Please wear a swimsuit and bring a towel.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsSpecial Needs Swim Lessons - Coed Ages 6-1209-15-2017 - 10-27-2017 (Closed)

Description
Instructional swim program. The goal of this program is for the students to strengthen their swimming skills with instruction by a certified swim instructor.

Instructor
Alexis Forgit - Alexis is a Spedical Education Teacher and Swim Instructor

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 5:30pm-6:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Pool, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 30
  • Resident Price: $45.00
  • Non-Resident Price: $55.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed — Please wear a swimsuit and bring a towel.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsSpecial Olympics Swim Program - Boys & Girls Ages 8 & Up03-09-2018 - 06-01-2018 (Closed)

Description
The goal of this program is for participants to strengthen their swimming skills for Special Olympic competitions. Commitment to training, competitions and current S.O medical forms are required. State games are June 8th-10th and the qualifying tournament is April 22, 2018.

Instructor
Alexis Forgit, Special Education teacher and Swim Instructor

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Location: Milford High School Pool, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757
  • Spaces Available: 0
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed — There will be no class on 3/30, 4/20 & 5/25 due to holidays and school closings.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Track and Field
DetailsSpecial Olympic Track & Field - Boys & Girls Ages 8 and Up03-12-2018 - 06-12-2018 (Closed)

Description
The goal of this program is for the Special Olympic athlete to train for Special Olympic track and field competitions. The spring qualifier is held at the Brockton High School outdoor track, on Saturday, May 5, 2018. State Games are June 8-12th at Harvard University. Athletes are required to attend the qualifying event if they want to attend the State Games.

Instructor
Marc Mann

Details

  • Days & Times: Mon - 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Location: Stacy Middle School, 66 School Street, Milford, MA 01757 (weather permitting this program location will be at Milford High School outdoor track starting April 9, 2018)
  • Spaces Available: 2
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Registration Closed — Please bring water. Please note: when this program moves outdoors to the MHS track the program will begin at 6:00 PM.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Unified Sports
DetailsUnified Sports at Milford High School - Unified Basketball09-01-2017 - 11-30-2017 (Closed)

Description
Special Olympics Unified Sports brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to train and compete on the same team. Participants improve their physical fitness, sharpen their skills and learn acceptance and inclusion while participating in Unified Sports. A primary goal of Unified Sports is to equalize the ability level of Special Olympic athletes with their partners and to promote inclusion through team practice and competition.

All students must be currently enrolled in the Milford Public School system.

Details

  • Days & Times: Tue - 2:45pm-3:45pm
  • Spaces Available: 15
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person — To register online please use the following website: https://www.familyid.com/pages/home — To register offline please see Mr. Boucher in his office.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsUnified Sports at Milford High School - Unified Bocce11-01-2017 - 01-31-2018 (Closed)

Description
Special Olympics Unified Sports brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to train and compete on the same team. Participants improve their physical fitness, sharpen their skills and learn acceptance and inclusion while participating in Unified Sports. A primary goal of Unified Sports is to equalize the ability level of Special Olympic athletes with their partners and to promote inclusion through team practice and competition.

All students must be currently enrolled in the Milford Public School system.

Details

  • Days & Times: Fri - 2:45pm-3:45pm
  • Spaces Available: 30
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person — To register online please use the following website: https://www.familyid.com/pages/home — To register offline please see Mr. Boucher in his office.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

DetailsUnified Sports at Milford High School - Unified Track03-01-2018 - 05-31-2018 (Closed)

Description
Special Olympics Unified Sports brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to train and compete on the same team. Participants improve their physical fitness, sharpen their skills and learn acceptance and inclusion while participating in Unified Sports. A primary goal of Unified Sports is to equalize the ability level of Special Olympic athletes with their partners and to promote inclusion through team practice and competition.

All students must be currently enrolled in the Milford Public School system.

Details

  • Days & Times: Tue - 2:45pm-3:45pm
  • Spaces Available: 40
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person — To register online please use the following website: https://www.familyid.com/pages/home — To register offline please see Mr. Boucher in his office.

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.

Young Athletes Program
DetailsYoung Athletes Program - Boys and Girls Ages 2-1001-06-2018 - 02-17-2018 (Closed)

Description
Young Athletes is a unique sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities. The focus is on fun activities that are important to mental and physical growth. Children ages 2 to 10 enjoy games and activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Young Athletes is an early introduction to sports and to the world of Special Olympics. Through the program, children learn new skills, play and above all, have lots of fun.

Details

  • Days & Times: Sat - 9:00am-10:00am
  • Spaces Available: 20
  • Price: $0.00
  • Additional Information: Register In — Person

Registration
Sorry, this program is closed.