Special Populations

Special Populations Recreational Programs

Gymnastics Drop-In
Come play in our gymnastics gym! Develop motor skills, coordination, balance, flexibility, self-confidence, and strength. A gymnastics instructor supervises.

  Location Day Dates Time
All Ages Elite W Ongoing 5:00-6:00p

Special Populations Dances

Get into the spirit and dance the night away with your loved ones. And this is just another way to work in some physical activity. Not sure how to dance? We’ll teach you. Individuals in wheelchairs welcomed. Light refreshments served. Individuals under 16 welcomed with adult supervision.

Resident Fee: $8 • Non-Resident: $9

  Location Day Date Time  
Age 16+ Hanson F Oct 18 6:30-8:30p Register
  Hanson F Dec 6 6:30-8:30p Register

Special Olympics - Fall Sports

All bowlers will compete in the Special Olympics Bowling Regional Tournament on November 10, 2019. The Bowling Championship will be held December 8, 2019, for the Bowlers that qualified to participate.


  Location Day Dates Time  
Bowling AMF Waldorf Su Oct 6-Dec 1 10:00a-12:30p Register
Ramp Bowling AMF Waldorf Su Oct 6-Dec 1 10:00a-12:30p Register

Special Olympics Maryland and the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism in a joint partnership offer a year-round program for athletic conditioning, training, and competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are at least eight years of age. There is no maximum age limit. All Special Olympics sports activities are free of charge to athletes. Currently, Special Olympics Charles County offers a chance to compete in ten Olympic-style sports annually. Online registration is available and required to participate in Special Olympics Sports.


Join our email list by sending an email to SpecialOlympicsCharlesCounty@gmail.com. For more information, please call Casey Ryan at 973-768-9885.

Registration and Updated Medicals

The policy of Special Olympics MD is that ALL medical/volunteer applications must be updated every three years. This is required before a participant can attend training. To determine your status, please call 301-932-8196. Coaches will enforce this policy.
View the Athlete Medical Form here. All 5 pages must be completed. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

Volunteers and Coaches Needed

Volunteers are an important part of the Special Olympics program. Please consider volunteering your time with this worthwhile program. Details: 973-768-9885.
Coaches must be 18 or older and are subject to a criminal background investigation. Training is offered. 
View the Volunteer Application Form here
Volunteer's are asked to complete the Protective Behaviors Training. Take the quiz at the end of the presentation and ensure that you hit submit so that you and Special Olympics Maryland receive notification of your successful completion.  Please print the email and include it with your application.

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