The Old Colony Y integrates people, of all ages, with special needs. We endeavor to provide with varying levels of ability and/or disability, the opportunity to work together toward the common goal of healthy spirits, minds and bodies. Our members are accepted with dignity for the gifts they have to offer and the talents they possess. All special needs programs are free of charge, thanks in part to CVS Pharmacy.
This supervised instructional sports program run by a committee of colunteers features activities including adaptive basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, and floor hockey. All abilities are welcome!
September - June
(Co-Ed, Ages 8+)
This is a competitive swim team that practices lap swimming with instructions in a variety of strokes and techniques. Participants should be able to swim the length of the pool with or without a flotation device. This team is unified and encourages peer participation. Team competes in Special Olympics Aquatic events in the area. Participation in competition is optional.
NEW! Youth Athletes Program
This Special Olympics program runs for 10 weeks, in which time children learn skills such as catching, throwing, and kicking with their coaches and buddies. All participants will recieve a medal. Volunteers are needed.
Children will be accompanied by their parent and/or their families for a recreation hour-long swim.