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Kelsey Newsome, Special Populations & Senior Specialist
252-246-1133
knewsome@wilsonnc.org

Special Populations Programs

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Special Olympics

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 
252-246-1133
Email: 
knewsome@wilsonnc.org

Special Olympics of Wilson County

Ages: 8 & Up
Local Game Events: Soccer, Basketball, Bowling, Track & Field, Volleyball
Registration: 1 month prior to event.

This program is offered to persons with intellectual disabilities to build skills, show courage, experience joy and participate in sharing of friendships.

Wilson County Local Games Dates:

Soccer: October 10 9:00am, Gillette Soccer Complex
Basketball: January 29 (Elementary Age) & January 30 (Middle School Age – Adult) 9:00am, Recreation Park Center
Track & Field: April 2 9:00am, Hunt High School
Volleyball: May 14 9:00am, Recreation Park Center

Special Olympic Team Practices
Anyone with intellectual disabilities interested in joining the team or practicing more can participate in the following sports practices:

Baseketball
Practice Dates: Fall 2019
Time: TBD
Location: Recreation Park Center, 500 Sunset Rd. Wilson, NC 27893

Soccer
Practice Dates: Fall 2019
Time:TBD
Location: J. Burt Gillette Soccer Complex

Track & Field
Practice Dates: April - May
Day/Time: Thursdays 5:30pm - 7:00pm 
Location:
Fike High School Track
500 Harrison Dr N
Wilson, NC 27893


Special Needs Open Gym

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 
252-246-1133
Email: 
knewsome@wilsonnc.org

Special Needs Open Gym

All Ages
Recreation Park Center opens from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday for Special Olympics athletes to practice their skills for upcoming Special Olympic events.

Fee: Free to Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities.

 


Fitness Fun

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 
252-246-1133
Email: 
knewsome@wilsonnc.org

Fitness Fun Exercise Class
Class is offered Free for Special Needs Participants

30 Minutes of FUN Exercise

Classes go from October – May

Class Times:
Monday & Wednesdays: 10:00am – 10:30am
Tuesday & Thursdays: 4:15pm – 4:45pm

Weight, Blood Pressure, and BMI will be checked on each participant
Each participant will have staff/parent assist in exercise class
Nutritional Snack Offered