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Special Olympics

Fall-Winter 2015

Lincoln Parks & Recreation sponsors the Lincoln Shooting Stars team with competition in Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Flag Football, Golf, Roller Skating, Soccer, Swimming, Track & Field and Volleyball. Our team is open to athletes from ages 8 on up. Call (402) 441-7877 for more information and to register.

Note: Change in practice locations or cancellations due to weather will be on voicemail
(402) 441-7877 one hour before the scheduled practice time.

Basketball
Youth Practices (Ages 8-14)
Full Court: Day/Time:: Saturdays, 11am-12:30pm
Dates: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
Location: Easterday Recreation Center, 6130 Adams St.

Older Teen-Adult Basketball Practices: Ages 15+
Location: Irving Rec Center, 2010 Van Dorn
Days: Sundays
Times: 3-4 pm: Individual and Level A Skills & Half Court Practice
4-5 pm: Full Court Practice & Full Court/Unified Team Practice
Dates: 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13

Bowling
All bowlers must bowl a minimum of 15 games no later than Dec. 5. Competition will be in January. Please choose between one of the following practice options. See Adaptive Recreation Coed Bowling League for a third practice option.
Location 1: Sun Valley Lanes (321 Victory Lane)
Days: Fridays
Times: 3:45-5:15 pm
Fee: $3.50/game
Dates: Sept. 18-Dec. 11; No practice 11/13, 11/27.
Location 2: Parkway Lanes (2555 S 48th St)
Days: Saturdays
Times: 11:30 am-1:30 pm, 1:30-3:30 pm
Fee: $8/week for 3 games
Dates: Dates: Sept. 19-Dec. 12; No practice 10/17, 11/28

Golf
We will not be starting Individual Golf Skills practice until April 2016. Alternate shot partners and Unified 18-hole golfers can practice independently if they wish prior to that time. Please keep your golf scorecards and turn them into Kerry. You will need 6 scorecards by July 1, 2016.

Swimming
Location: TBA
Day: Saturdays
Youth Time(8-21yrs): 12:30-1:30p
Adult Time(22+yrs): 11:30a-12:30p
Dates: TBA
Tournaments: Please call (402) 441-7877 for schedule.

Track & Field: Ages 8+
Location: TBA
Day: Sundays
Time: 1:15p-2:45p
Dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24
TournamentsPlease call (402) 441-7877 for schedule.

Young Athletes Program
The Young Athletes Program is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2-7 with intellectual disabilities, designed to introduce them to the world of sports prior to Special Olympics eligibility at age 8. Children learn the basics of running, jumping, throwing, catching, striking and kicking through guided activities. Siblings and friends are encouraged to register and participate.
Pre-registration required. Call 402-441-7901 to register or for more information.
Location: Easterday, 6130 Adams St
Day: Saturdays
Time: 10:15-10:45a
Dates: 9/19, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21.

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