2023 Winter Season

Young Athletes Community Program Enrollment

Interested in enrolling your Young Athlete and/or Unified Partner in community programming in your local area or nearby?

This is an inclusive sports play program for children ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities, develop and improve their social and gross motor skills.

  • Attend Weekly guided sport and play sessions
    • 30–45 minute sessions that meet once per week for 6-8 weeks per season or on-going throughout the season
    • Group games and individual activity stations to help develop social skills, improve gross motor skills, and learn foundational sport skills
  • All programs are led by trained coaches and volunteers
  • Play Unified (sibling without an intellectual disability)

Family Expectations

  • All participants must be accompanied by an adult
  • Must commit to full session
    • If you cannot attend class, you are responsible for letting us know
  • All participants must wear athletic sneakers
  • Registration is required

Separate forms must be completed if registering and enrolling more than one child


To participate in Young Athletes Community programs, you must be registered as a Young Athlete with Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ).

Celebrate what your child CAN do!

Questions or concerns, contact:
Young Athletes Manager, Brianna at bss@sonj.org

Young Athlete Information




Parent/Guardian Information




Young Athletes Community Program Enrollment
2022-2023 Winter Programs
Enroll your Young Athlete and Unified Partner in local Young Athletes Community Programs in your area or nearby. All programs are on a first come first serve basis, once a program is full they will be added to the waitlist.

You have chosen the following Young Athletes Community Program (Please confirm that the current dates, times, and location have been selected)
Atlantic - Stockton University Young Athletes, Saturdays

REGISTRATION FOR PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please confirm below
Bergen - Midland Library Young Athletes, Tuesdays
Program is every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month

January 10, 24, February 14, 28, March 14, 28, April 11, 25

3:45pm - 4:45pm

Midland Park Memorial Library
250 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park NJ 07342
Gloucester - Mullica Hill Library Young Athletes, Saturdays
Program is every 1st Saturday of each month

January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3

10:00am - 10:45am

Gloucester County Library - Mullica Hill Branch
389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill NJ 08062
Mercer - Lawrenceville Young Athletes, Saturdays

REGISTRATION FOR PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please confirm below
Middlesex - Plainsboro Rec. Young Athletes, Wednesdays
Wednesdays, January 11 - March 15

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Plainsboro Recreation & Community Center
614 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro NJ 08536
Middlesex - New Brunswick Library Young Athletes, Wednesdays

REGISTRATION FOR PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please confirm below
Union - Cranford Young Athletes, Saturdays
This program has reached its max capacity, if you would like to be added to the waitlist, please confirm below
Union - Kean University Young Athletes, Tuesdays
Tuesdays, January 31- March 14
*No Session: March 7

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Kean University East Campus Graduate Lounge
215 North Avenue, Hillside NJ 07205

Campus Information:
-Park and enter through the back entrance
-Use elevator or stairs to go the 2nd floor. Graduate Lounge is room 203
Warren - PSI Young Athletes, Saturdays
Saturdays, January 7 - December 16 (all year round)

10:00am - 11:00am

Paper Strategies Incorporation
2257-NJ, Broadway NJ 08808