We provide sports, social and recreational opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
All programs require pre-registration and payment. Financial aid may be available to you. If you have questions please give us a call or send us an email. Let’s have fun together!
Donate, Volunteer or Work With Us
Prefer to pay by check?
Make a check payable to the Greater Metro Parks Foundation and indicate Specialized Recreation in the memo portion. Your contributions directly benefit people with disabilities participating in our programs.
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Specialized Recreation/STAR Center
3873 S 66th St,
Tacoma WA 98409
We are in need of Special Olympic coaches and other program volunteers.
Age guidelines for volunteers
Children 10 and under are not eligible to volunteer, however they CAN participate as a unified partner. (A unified partner is someone without a disability playing on the same team as an athlete with a disability. Usually they are on teams that compete at a higher level).
Youth 11-13 are welcome to volunteer for some positions, however, they need to be accompanied by an adult.
Teens 14-17 are eligible to volunteer for select positions.
Questions? Contact UsVolunteer Application
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