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!
Bike Ride to support Special Olympics Cumberland County
The Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department is taking registration for its annual Metric Century Bike Ride.
The event, which is Oct. 3, raises money for Special Olympics Cumberland County.
Cyclists can sign up to race over 12, 30 or 62 miles, the last of which is just a hair under 100 kilometers, giving the race its metric century designation.
The cost to ride is $20, and participants who sign up on or before Sept. 17 get a race T-shirt.
Race-day registration will start at 7 a.m., and the ride begins at 8 a.m.
For more information about the race, contact parks and recreation at 910-433-1547.
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.