Special Olympics Soccer League – Staten Island’s Special League for Special Kids!

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Special Olympics + S.I. Youth Soccer League = Special Olympics Soccer League


The Special Olympics Soccer League will be starting the Fall Soccer Season at Miller field. The league is open to any athlete with an intellectual/developmental disability. No previous experience playing soccer is needed. Unified (peer) partners assist athletes, develop skills and play games. Coaches experienced with Special Olympics and the S.I. Youth Soccer League conduct all sessions.

  • WHO:  Special needs children ages 6-16

  • WHAT: Soccer League games and skills training clinic

  • WHERE: Miller Field, New DOrp Field B2 (near end of parking lot directly after New Dorp High School)

  • WHEN: Saturdays 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

  • DATES:  September 17th, October 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th, November 5th

  • ATTIRE: Sneakers/cleats, shorts/sweats, shin guards (Bring water)

  • REQUIRE: A Special Olympics Medical Form signed by pediatrician (good for 3 years) LINK: Medical+and+Consent+Form


  • LINK FOR OFFICIAL FLYER: Soccerflyer9-2011

  • For more information contact Chris Rooney at CRooneycmr@aol.com


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