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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.

18
Sport Programs

300
Athletes

Over 100
Volunteers

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Our Sports Programs

Winter Season

(January - April)
Bowling

We will meet from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. We will have two locations this year.

Fill out this form if you are interested in playing

(January – February)
Basketball

Two men’s & one lady's team. We will have two days for practices with 10 games.

(December)
We Thrive Together

Join us every week, Monday through Thursday for some extra activities that We Thrive Together offers.

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Special Olympics Ohio Medina County EVENTS & NEWS

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Congratulations to Ashley!

Ashley achieved the Specialist Award in the Fitness Influencer Challenge virtual competition!

The Fitness Influencer Challenge virtual competition was through Special Olympics Ohio.  The Specialist Award requirements include 70 days (14 weeks) of documented exercise, eating fruits and vegetables, and drinking 5 bottles of water each day, all requiring the signature of an accountability partner.  Way to go Ashley!!

The Fitness Influencer Challenge is ongoing and may have multiple athletes in Medina achieve awards.  It’s is a virtual competition that began last April and will run through April 2021.  If you are interested in participating in the challenge, contact Amy Smith at  330-725-7751 ext. 249.

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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