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Special Olympics

Fall 2014 - Winter 2014/15

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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 registration forms.

Basketball
Youth Practices (Ages 8-14)
Day: Saturdays   |   Time: 11a-12:15p
Dates: 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 12/6, 12/13
Location: Easterday Recreation Center, 6130 Adams St.

Older Teen-Adult Basketball Practices: Ages 15+
Location: Irving Rec Center, 2010 Van Dorn
Days: Sundays Times: 3:00-4:00p: Level A, individual skills, team skills & half-court teams
4:00-5:00p: Full court practice, full court/unified team practice
Dates: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 12/7, 12/14

Golf
We will not be starting Individual Golf Skills practice until April 2015. 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.

Swimming
Location: Lincoln Northeast High School
2635 N. 63rd St.
Day: Saturdays
Youth Time: 11:30a-12:30p   |   Adult Time: 12:30-1:30p Dates: 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6
Tournament is set in the late March 2015. State tourney is set for late May 2015

Track & Field
Location: Lincoln High School, 21st & J St.
Day: Sundays   |   Time: 1:15p-2:45p
Dates: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26
East Central Regional Tournament: TBA (April 2015)
State Tourney: TBA (May 2015)

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 eight. 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.
Location: Easterday, 6130 Adams St
Day: Saturdays   |   Time: 10:15-10:45a
Dates: 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8

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