specialized recreation

Registration is quarterly. Specialized recreation provides sports, social and recreational opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All programs require pre-registration and payment.

Activities not listed below require registration at STAR Center. Learn more and view full program offerings in our Bulletin Blast Activity Guide.

Upcoming Activities

Bowling Monday

Jan 6, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020
Each Mon 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Make friends with like-minded bowlers and work on your form. Bring $2.20 each week for two games and shoes. Meet at Narrow Plaza Bowl. All levels welcome.

Daytimes – Tuesdays

Jan 7, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020
Each Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
STAR Center
First we socialize and have lunch, and then we play games, do craft activities, and get our bodies moving with easy exercises and dance activities. Please bring a sack lunch.

Bowling Tuesday

Jan 7, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020
Each Tue 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Make friends with like-minded bowlers and work on your form. Bring $2.20 each week for two games and shoes. Meet at Narrows Plaza Bowl. All levels welcome.

Tuesday Night Activity Club

Jan 7, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020
Each Tue 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
STAR Center
How about spending Tuesday nights playing games and doing crafts? This is a mellow night of activities, hanging out with old friends and making new ones. All levels welcome…

Wednesday Night Social Group

Jan 8, 2020 - Mar 25, 2020
Each Wed 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
STAR Center
This is a high energy place to play interactive games and dance! Come enjoy a fun time with old friends and new. We have a great time! What are you waiting for?…

Daytimes – Thursdays

Jan 9, 2020 - Mar 26, 2020
Each Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
STAR Center
First we socialize and have lunch, and then we play games, do craft activities, and get our bodies moving with easy exercises and dance activities. Please bring a sack lunch.

Lifetime Fitness

Jan 9, 2020 - Mar 26, 2020
Each Thu 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
STAR Center
Improve your health and fitness level. This is a fun way to hang out with friends and get in shape! All ability levels are welcome. We will do group and individualized exercis…

Super Hero Dance

Friday, Jan 10, 2020
6:00 pm
STAR Center
Super Heroes from far and wide unite at STAR Center for the first dance of the new decade. Dress as you favorite hero (or villain) and enjoy some great music with friends. Ple…

Athlete Recognition Banquet

Friday, Feb 7, 2020
6:00 pm
STAR Center
This is our annual event to honor our Metro Parks Special Olympics Athletes. Please join us with your friends and family for dinner, awards, and lots of fun! This program is f…

Special Olympics Aquatics UPS

Feb 25, 2020 - Apr 28, 2020
Each Tue 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Meet at UPS for swim practice where the men’s and women’s collegiate teams will help coach our athletes. Improve your stroke and prepare for competition while gett…

Special Olympics Aquatics PLU

Mar 2, 2020 - May 4, 2020
Each Mon 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Meet at PLU for swim practice where the men’s and women’s collegiate teams will help coach our athletes. Improve your stroke and prepare for competition while gett…

Special Olympics Soccer

Mar 19, 2020 - Jun 4, 2020
Each Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Soccer season is upon us! Participants will need tall socks, shin guards, and cleats for the Regional Tournament. Meet Gray Middle School. Moderate Level.

Special Olympics Track and Field

Mar 19, 2020 - Jun 4, 2020
Each Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gray Middle School (New)
Spring is right around the corner; it’s time to get outside and practice. Let’s go for a run,walk, or try your hand at a field event. There’s something for e…

Leprechaun Dance

Friday, Mar 20, 2020
6:00 pm
STAR Center
Join us at STAR Center for some St. Patrick’s Day Fun. Come dressed as a leprechaun or all in green! This dance will be a great way to say goodbye to Winter and hello to…