Special Olympics Maryland – Baltimore City

 

About

Special Olympics Maryland – Baltimore City provides a year-round training and competitive sports program for Baltimore City children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related developmental disabilities. The county provides training and competitions in:

Due to COVID-19, space to participate in any sport offering may be limited and some sports may not be offered in 2021. If you have questions about any sport please contact Mike Myers

  • Aquatics

    • February- June
    • Cherry Hill Aquatics Center Days/Times TBD
    • Contact: Mike Myers mmyers@somd.org
  • Athletics

    • Coming 2021
    • April- June
    • Location and Practice scheduled TBD
  • Bocce

    • April- June
    • Farring-Baybrook Recreation Center
    • Summer Games tract – Saturday morning 10a -12p
    • Unified league – Tuesday evenings 6 – 7:45p
    • Contact: Bob Signor – Robert.Signor@baltimorecity.gov
  • Cheerleading:

    • February-June
    • School based
  • Softball: 

    • April – June
    •  Farring-Baybrook Fields – Adult Program 18 yrs. +
    • Saturday morning 10a – 12p, plus additional weekend games
    • Contact: Loretta Washington – lwashi9541@aol.com
  • Sailing:

    • May – July
    • Downtown Sailing Center
    • Thursday evenings 5:30 – 8p
    • Contact: Mike Myers mmyers@somd.org
  • Kayaking:

    • Coming in 2021
    • June- October
    • Middle Branch Park
    • Friday evening
  • Golf

    • June – September
    • Coming Soon!
  • Unified Volleyball

  • Soccer:

    • July- October
    • CSX Field, Farrining-Baybrook Park
    • State Games tract – Unified and Traditional
    • Saturday mornings 10-12p, plus additional weekend games
    • Contact: Bob Signor – Robert.Signor@baltimorecity.gov
  • Flag Football:

    •  August – October
    • CSX Field, Farrining-Baybrook Park
    • State Games tract – Unified and Traditional
    • Wednesday evening 6-8p, plus weekend games
    • Contact: Bob Signor – Robert.Signor@baltimorecity.gov
  • Basketball:

    • December- March:
    • Farring-Baybrook Recreation Center
    • Wed evening unified league 6- 8:45p
    • State Games  tract – Saturday morning 10a-12p
    • Contact: Bob Signor – Robert.Signor@baltimorecity.gov
  • Bowling:

    • September- December
    • AMF Woodlawn
    • Saturdays 1-3p
    • Contact: Chris Benzing – cbenzing@aol.com

 

  • Alpine Skiing & Snowshoe:

    • December-March
    • 3-5 Wednesday practices at local ski area 9a-5p
    • State Time Trials and Competition as scheduled by SOMD

 

More information on our partner programs with Baltimore City Public Schools and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.

 

Baltimore City Public Schools programs

Baltimore City Therapeutic Recreation

 

Compete

Join us as an athlete, partner, coach or volunteer!

Eligible athletes are all children and adults, at least eight years old, with intellectual disabilities, a cognitive delay, or a closely related developmental disability. Eligible athletes have functional limitations in both general learning and in adaptive skills. Children ages six and seven may participate in Special Olympics training but may not compete.

Join us as an athlete, partner, coach or volunteer!

*Special Olympics Maryland is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under U.S. Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). EIN: 23-7089144

Children and adults with intellectual disabilities who participate in Special Olympics develop improved physical fitness and motor skills, greater self-confidence and a more positive self-image. They grow mentally, socially and spiritually and, through their activities, exhibit boundless courage and enthusiasm, enjoy the rewards of friendship and ultimately discover not only new abilities and talents but “their voices” as well.

 

Volunteer

Volunteer Forms:

Volunteer Application

Student-Minor Reference Form

Protective Behavior Training

Concussion Training Certification (select “Concussion Courses” from the NFHS page under “Most Popular Courses; on the next screen select “Concussion in Sports” from the next screen; Note that you will need to “order” the course in order to access it, but there is no charge for it)

Contact Information

Baltimore Region Director

Mike Myers

mmyers@somd.org

 

 

 

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