Special Olympics Cumberland County

 

Cumberland County Mock LogoWelcome to Special Olympics Cumberland County! More than 500 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.

 
 

 

NEWS:

 
Congratulations to athletes and coaches that were chosen to represent Team North Carolina at the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in New Jersey, June 2014: 
 
SaintsBASKETBALL: ALEX BAGLEY, DESTINY BELCHER, BRIAN BENNETT, CLARENCE BROWN, MARIO COVARRUBIA, TIA CRITCHFIELD, STEPHEN FERRI, CODY MILLER, MATTHEW NOVAK, GREG MILLER, KYLE MILLER, STEVE RIDGEWAY
POWERLIFTING:  WILLIE DIGGINS
ATHLETICS: TONY RAYE
CYCLING:JUSTIN FLOWERS
 
 
Donate to the USA game athletes and coaches:
 
https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/CumberlandSaints/teamNC
 
https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/WillieDiggins/teamNC
 
https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/theronraye/teamNC
 
https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/JustinFlowers/teamNC

 

Upcoming Events:

Flame of Hope 4.13.11 Deputy Osborne and D. WilsonCumberland County Spring Games

Methodist University Athletic Field
5400 Ramsey Street
Register by Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Event:  Friday, April 11, 9:00 am  - 1:00 pm
SPRING GAMES REGISTRATION INFORMATION:   
2014 Spring Games Registration Packet
Grant Request for Transportation
Young Athletes Registration Packet
  

FayettevilleSwampdogsBecome an Athlete Intern with the Fayetteville SwampDogs

Application Packets below
Due April 9, 2013
INTERN APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Informational Letter and questionaire

 

 

DSCF3463Cumberland County Prom

Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center
1600 Purdue Dr
Friday, April 25, 2014  6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm
Contact Jamie or Nicole 910-433-1000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Duck-DerbyAdopt a Duck for Special Olympics 

Duck adoption papers are available at the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center.  You may also get your adoption papers from athletes and coaches.  For more information, contact staff at 910-433-1000 or visit our team webpage at: http://www.duckrace.com/fayettevilleduckderby/teams/1793

 
 
 
 
PU_Lockups-02Project 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 infomormation on Project Unify.

 

SPORTS OFFERED:

SPORT

REGISTRATION

PRACTICE SEASON

STATE COMPETITION

Basketball
10/15 – 11/15
November – March
SONC Basketball & Cheerleading Competition   
Cheerleading
August 1 – September 1
August – March
Athletics
February 15 – March 15
March – June
SONC Summer Games
Aquatics
August 1 – September 1
September – June
Volleyball
February 5 – March 5
March – June
Softball
February 15 – March 1
March – June
Bocce
July 15 – August 15
August - October
SONC Eastern Bocce Tournament
Equestrian
May 15 – June 15
July - October
SONC Equestrian Tournament
Soccer
July 15 – August 15
August – November
SONC Fall Tournament
Cycling
July 15 – August 15
June – November
Golf
May 1 – June 1
June – November
Tennis
July 15 – August 15
August – November
Bowling
February 1 – March 1
March – December
SONC Eastern Bowling Tournament

 

Calendar and Contact Information  
 
Special Olympics  Cumberland County Calendar

Local Program Staff
Jamie Scruggins
Nicole Benbow
Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation
1600 Purdue Dr.
Fayetteville, NC 28304
910-433-1000 (W)

910-433-1050 (F) 910-489-5474 (C) Email: jscruggins@ci.fay.nc.us nbenbow@ci.fay.nc.us Website:  http://www.fcpr.us Field Services Director-East  Andy Sumner 800-843-6276 ext 111 (NC Only) Like us on Facebook!