During our spring season, Essex County offers two Olympic-style individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Athletes who participate in fall sports begin practicing in February and compete through April.
If you see a sport you’re interested in but haven’t registered as an athlete, learn how to become an athlete. Athletes that are already registered should contact the local area director to learn about playing a specific sport.View All Area 9 Sports
Special Olympics athletes that want to train and compete in basketball have several different options available. Visit our Basketball page to learn more about available events and general guidelines and to find athlete and coaching resources.Back to Top