Special Olympics Alberta is excited to continue to expand our Young Athletes Programs across the province. We will supply you with many free resources when starting a program including program guides, equipment kits and training for all program leaders.
We will work with you step by step to get a program started in your area.
If you are interested in starting a program please contact Johnny Byrne:firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-444-2883 - Ext. 1003.
The following are free resources that we provide when starting a program:
- Geared towards individuals from ages 7 - 12 with a focus on foundations of advanced skills
FUNdamentals @ Home Guide
- A guide which parents can utilize to continue the program in their own home
Young Athletes Nutrition Guide
- This compliments both the Active Start and FUNdamentals guides and provides healthy recipes for athletes
Young Athletes equipment kits include:
- Large and small hoops
- Soft sticky balls
- Bean bags
- Numbered place mats
- Small paddles
- Plastic bricks
- Foam balance beams
- Foam baseballs
- Star shaped place mats
- Baseball tees