More than 250 athletes train year-round in 14 different sports and compete in local, regional, and state-level events. Special Olympics Cumberland County partners with Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation for use of facilities and equipment. Our offices are in the Dorothy Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center on Purdue Drive in Fayetteville, a Parks and Recreation facility. We are currently looking for volunteer coaches, committee members, sponsors and more! Please contact us to learn how you can get involved!
Special Olympics Cumberland County Family Fun Fest – Fundraiser
Join us on Saturday, December 5th at Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center from 10am -2pm for a fun family event to benefit SOCC! Activities will include a DJ with Dancing, Entertainment, Carnival Games, Pictures with Santa, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Concessions, and much more! Please contact staff at (910) 433-1000 for additional information.
Special Olympics Cumberland County Basketball Registration
Registration will run from November 1st – December 1st. In order to be eligible to register for a sport, each individual must have a current Athlete Participation Form on file, which includes a physical and expires every 3 years.
New This Year: Please visit the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center to complete an additional required registration form prior to December 1st
Basketball Parents/Coaches Meeting will be held Monday, December 7th at the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center starting at 6:30pm
Special Olympics Cumberland County Spring Games Registration Info
SOCC 2016 Spring Games will be held on Friday, April 22nd at Methodist University from 9am-1pm. Registration documents are linked below and should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center. All Registration Information is due by April 1st, 2016.
Project Unify is a grant program from the Department of Education that educates and activates our youth into leadership roles within Special Olympics North Carolina. Please follow the link for more information on Project Unify.
Calendar and Contact Information
Local Program Coordinator
1600 Purdue Drive
Phone: 910-433-1376 or
Email: Jeremy Mincey
Field Services Director-East
800.843.6276 ext 126 (NC Only)
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Athletes cannot train without qualified coaches. We currently need coaches in all sports.
The local program always needs dedicated volunteers. Contact us today to learn about serving on committees, coordinating events, or just coming out for local competition! We are currently seeking committee members.