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Special Olympics

Spring 2015

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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)
Full Court: Day/Time:: Saturdays, 11a-11:45a   |   3-on-3 & Skills: Day/Time:: Saturdays, 11:45a-12:30p
Dates: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21. No practice 2/21 and 2/28.
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 team
Dates: 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22
Basketball Tourney Info: All Ages East Central Regional Tourney: Sat, Feb 21 at Lincoln High School   |   Time is to be determined.
State Tourney: Sat, March 28th   |   Time is to be determined.

Golf
Alternate shot partners and Unified 18 hole golfers can practice independently. Please keep your golf scorecards and turn them into Kerry.
Location: Ager Junior Golf Course, 3761 Normal Blvd
Day: Tuesdays   |   Time: 4-5:30p
Dates: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5
Fee: TBD

Swimming
Location: Lincoln Northeast High School
2635 N. 63rd St.
Day: Saturdays
Youth Time(8-21yrs): 12:30-1:30p   |   Adult Time(22+yrs): 11:30a-12:30p Dates: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2
Tournaments: East Central Regional Tournament: Sat, March 21 at Lincoln High School.
State Tourney: Thursday, May 21 (regular swimming), Friday, May 22 (water walks, assisted swims)

Track & Field: Ages 8+
Location: Lincoln High School, 21st & J St.
Day: Sundays   |   Time: 1:15p-2:45p
Dates: 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3
TournamentsEast Central Regional Tournament: Sat, April 11 in Lincoln
State Tourney: May 22-23 at Omaha Northwest

Volleyball
Location: Easterday, 6130 Adams St
Day: Saturdays   |   Time: 8:30-10a
Dates: 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9

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.
Location: Easterday, 6130 Adams St
Day: Saturdays   |   Time: 10:15-10:45a
Dates:1/17-3/21. No program 2/21 and 2/28.

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