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 gymnastic instructor supervises.

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

Special Olympics - Summer Sports

Please help Special Olympics Maryland-Charles County restart the kayaking program by enrolling to participate. Learn to safely handle a kayak and then enjoy the thrill of competition.

Location Day Dates Time  
Gilbert Run Park Sa Jun 15-Aug 10 9:00-11:00a Register

Improve your golf skills through our Unified two-person teams. Beginners can learn new skills like driving, iron, pitch, chip, and putting through the Golf Skills program. 

  Location Day Dates Time  
Golf Skills White Plains Tu Aug 6-Sep 24 5:30-7:30p Register
Unified Golf White Plains Tu Aug 6-Sep 24 5:30-7:30p 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 SO_CC@verizon.net. For more information, please call George Hoehl at 301-599-0307 or Pat Sharar at 301-932-8196.

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: 973-689-9885.
Coaches must be 18 or older and are subject to a criminal background investigation. Training is offered. Details ghoehl@hotmail.com.
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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