Special Olympics

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Special Olympics provides activities for people with Intellectual Disabilities, so they may make connections with people in their community.  Special Olympics is an International program of year-round sports and athletic competitions for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  There are approximately 130 individuals involved in the Muscatine County Special Olympics program.  Special Olympics athletes are men, women, boys and girls.  They are like other athletes.  They train and compete.  They learn to win and to lose.  They strive to do their best.  They inspire us.
Special Olympics offers training and competition opportunities for every athlete, regardless of gender, age or ability.  No matter what the ability level, there is a benefit from Special Olympics.  No matter what the interest—there is a sport for you.  Prior to participation in the program, a Special Olympic athlete must complete an application and release of information form.  These forms can be received from Jason Miller, Special Olympics Program Director, at the Y.

For more information on the Special Olympics Program or to assist as a volunteer,
contact Jason Miller at 263-9996 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Winter/Spring Programming

Event dates and times are subject to change due to weather or program conflicts.  To get up to date information, please contact the YMCA at 263-9996.

December 15: The Vetter Holiday Classic Basketball Tourney, 3 on 3 & 5 on 5 team basketball, 8:30am first tip off- Muscatine Community YMCA.

January 14-16: Winter Games for Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing-Sundown Ski, Albrecht Acres-Dubuque.

January 19: Team District Basketball & Skills Basketball Tournament-North Scott Jr. High School, Eldridge.

February 12: Firefighter’s Basketball Game, 6pm-Muscatine High School.

February 23: District Swim Meet, 10am-Clinton High School, Clinton.

March 15-16: Mid-Winter Tournament for Basketball, Basketball Skills & Power-Lifting–Field House, Iowa City.

April 13: Spring Games for Track & Field, 10am-North Scott Jr. High School, Eldridge.

May 13: Torch Bike Ride to kick off Summer Games, 9am-Muscatine to Riverside.

May 23-25: State Summer Games for Track & Field, Soccer Skills, Swimming & Bocce-ISU Campus, Ames.


Big Brothers Big Sisters, Chamber Ambassadors and Special Olympics would like to thank our Edgers, Volunteers, Sponsors and our entire community for a thrilling Over the Edge Event!

Together, we raised over $100,000 & 80 individuals were sent Over the Edge

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