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 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.
Special Olympics Cumberland County Young Athletes Program
Come out to the Gilmore Center and be a part of an inclusive early childhood sport and educational play program. Who can participate: Children 2 to 7, with or without intellectual disabilities
When: 6 week session begins Jan 5th, 2016; Tues. and Thurs.; 3:45 –4:45pm
Registration Deadline: Dec. 28th, 2015
Please contact staff at (910) 433-1000 for additional information.
Special Olympics Cumberland County Spring Sports Registration
Sports Available: Athletics (Track), Cheerleading, Powerlifting, Volleyball, and Softball
Registration will run from January 1st - March 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 March 1st
Spring Parents/Coaches Meeting will be held Monday, March 7th at the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center starting at 6:30pm
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
Special Olympics Cumberland County Calendar
Local Program Coordinator
Jeremy Mincey 1600 Purdue Drive Fayetteville, NC Phone: 910-433-1376 or
910-433-1000 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.