Floorball Development Day
Are you or you're club interested in trying a new and exciting team sport. If so then then the above day may be of interest to you.
When: 17th November 2018
Where: Kingfisher Gym, NUIG, Galway
Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Come along and try the sport and get some expert advice on what it is all about.
Spaces are limited so please contact John or Annette in the office for further information.
For more information on the sports please click here
Athlete Leadership encourages athletes to develop skills which will empower them to be advocates for all athletes and act as a Leader for Special Olympics. Becoming involved in Athlete Leadership provides athletes with many new and different opportunities in areas of public speaking, volunteering and governance. Athletes over the age of 16 years, working with a mentor are welcome to attend the upcoming Ireland Athlete Forum.
When: 13th October 2018
Where: Red Cow Hotel, Dublin
Spaces are limited for this day, so please contact Mary Ann in the Connaught office on 071-9118320 for further details.
Galway West Special Olympics Club
Galway West Special Olympics Club Open Day took place on Sunday, 5th August at Ower Equestrian Centre, Roscahill. Club athletes and volunteers were in attendance to give a display of their equestrian skills on the day. A fun day was had by all.
Photos are available to see on our Flickr Page Photos
About the Connaught region
Special Olympics Connaught provides year round sports training and competition for over 1,300 adults and children with intellectual disabilities in Galway, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.
Over 30 sports competitions and development days are held annually in 13 Olympic type sports.
There are 73 Special Olympics clubs in the Connaught region.
The mission of Special Olympics is “to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community”.