Welcome to Special Olympics Durham County!
More than 200 athletes train year-round in 11 different sports and compete in local-, regional- and state-level events. Special Olympics Durham County partners with the City of Durham Parks and Recreation for use of facilities and equipment. Our offices are in the Edison Johnson Center on Murray Avenue, a Parks and Recreation facility.
In-School Special Olympics Training
School-aged youth, in self-contained classes for students with developmental disabilities are offered a variety of Special Olympic sports options. Information will be disseminated throughout the school system. Contact Kristen Randall 560-1301 for more information.
Please see our Parks and Rec website for information about Special Olympics Durham County.
Athletics (Mar-Jun) (Ages 8+)
Sundays 5:00-6:00pm @ Durham Academy Upper School
Basketball (Winter) (Ages 12+)
Sundays 4:00-6:00pm @ Edison Johnson or Holton Resource Center
Bowling (Mar-Jun) (Ages 8+)
Sundays 5:00-6:00pm @ Village Lanes *Limited Space*
Buddy Sports (Ages 3-15)
Soccer (Sep-Oct) @ Herndon Park
Basketball (Jan-Feb) @ Lyon Park Community Center
This program is run through Durham County Parks & Recreation – there will be a fee for this program.
Cheerleading (Winter) (Ages 8+)
Sundays 4:00-5:30pm @ Edison Johnson Community Center
Equestrian (Year-Round) (Ages 8+)
Contact Brad Glazer @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Flag Football (Mar-Spring Time) (Ages 8+)
Contact William Clemmons @ email@example.com
Golf (Jun-Nov) (Ages 12+)
Mondays 4:30-6:00pm @ Hillandale Golf Course
Powerlifting (Sep-Jun) (Ages 16+)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00-8:00pm @ Durham YMCA
Rollerskating (Sep-Nov) (Ages 8+)
Mondays 5:00-6:00pm @ Wheels Fun Plex
Soccer (Aug–Nov) (Ages 8+)
Sundays 5:00-6:30pm @ Valley Springs Park
Softball (Mar-Jun) (Ages 12+)
Mondays 5:00-6:30pm @ Pinneywood Park
Swimming (Mar-Jun) (Ages 8+)
Sundays 5:00-7:00pm @ Duke Aquatics Pool – Brodie Gym
Tennis – (Aug – Nov) (Ages 8+)
Sundays 3:30-4:30pm @ Whippoorwill Park
Unified Sports (Ages 14+)
September – Flag Football
March – Basketball
Contact Krisen Randall @ firstname.lastname@example.org