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. 


Every 4 years, a select group of Special Olympics Athletes get to represent the state of Iowa at the USA Games. This past summer, Special Olympics Athletes Travis Moss and Brad Small traveled to Seattle, WA.  Small earned a Bronze Medal in the Deadlift for Powerlifting while Moss received Gold Medals in the 200 & 400 Meter Freestyle for Swimming.   Congrats and great job!  


Friday, October 19th, Stanley Consultants' Laurel Building

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Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Chamber Ambassadors are taking fundraising to heights our community has never seen before, literally!

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On Friday, October 19th, a number of brave Edgers will have the opportunity to rappel down Stanley Consultants' Laurel Building, in exchange for donations back to these three non-profits.

How do I participate in Over The Edge?

1. Register to become an Edger
2. Set up your personal fundraising page
3. Fundraise $1000
Experience the once in a lifetime opportunity to rappel down the Stanley Consultants’ Laurel Building!Visit www.otecwe.com/muscatine/ to register as an individual, put together a team or even “Toss Your Boss”.

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Fall 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.

September 7: Cop on Top Fundraiser–7-11am, Dunkin Donuts

September 12: Unified Golf Tournament–9am, Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

September 28: District Bowling Tournament-Big River Bowling Alley, Davenport

October 13: State Flag Football Tournament-Cedar Rapids

October 19: Over The Edge Fundraiser-All Day, Stanley Consultants’ Laurel Building

November 8: Young Athletes Play Day (youth ages 3-7)-Muscatine Community YMCA

November 17: State Bowling Tournament– Westdale Bowling Center, Cedar Rapids

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Muscatine, Iowa 52761
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