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Welcome to
Special Olympics Medina County

Welcome to
Special Olympics Medina County

Interested in Coaching Special Olympics?

Help make a difference by becoming an assistant or head coach for tennis, basketball, and various other sports.

Practices are in the afternoon/evening and are usually twice per week. If interested and want to learn more information about the Special Olympic program in Medina County, please contact Amy Smith, Special Olympics Coordinator at 330-725-7751 ext. 249 for more information.

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WHO WE ARE Special Olympics, Medina OH
together we create a special world.

The mission of Special Olympics Medina Ohio is to provide year-round sports training and competition. Our program starts with children age 8 to adults with intellectual disabilities. By using a variety of Olympic-type sports, our athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness. In addition to demonstrating courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

  • • Special Olympics Medina County (SOMC) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.
  • • SOMC offers 18 different year-round athletic programs within Medina County.
  • • The minimum age requirement for participation in competition and training is 8 years old.

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Our Sports Programs

Fall Season

(October - December)

Aquatics will meet two days a week at MCRC from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. Swimming is one of the most popular sports. Aquatics covers a great variety of swimming skills, from short sprints to longer events and relays.

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(September - December)
Unified Bowling

The Fall Bowling session begins September 9, 2019, at AMF Lanes in Medina. It will last for 15 weeks. The expected banquet date is January 6, 2020. Cost is $5 per week. This Monday League beginning at 3:30 and ending around 5:30.

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(October - February)

Basketball is one of the top sports at Special Olympics. Players take it up at all ages and skill levels. Our leagues have two men's and one women's team. There are two-day practices per week and 10 games.

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Dining To Donate

Enjoy a meal that's filling and fulfilling!

Applebee’s will donate 15% of your check when you dine at:

4115 Pearl Road
Medina, OH 44256

On February 17, 2020, from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

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Looking to Volunteer?

We have many different opportunities.

There are hundreds of opportunities to volunteer with Special Olympics Medina Ohio! Start the journey to the most rewarding experience of your life. First, look over our sports schedule and see what you can commit to. Then fill out the volunteer form and submit.

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