NISRA provides Special Olympics training programs in numerous sports for children ages 8 & older, and adults with intellectual disabilities. NISRA partners with Special Olympics Illinois to provide the Young Athletes program for individuals from ages 2-7. Individual athletes and teams compete locally, and in Special Olympics Illinois competition at the Area, District, State, National, & International levels.
As of Summer 2021 Special Olympics Illinois is changing its eligibility forms.
Please click here for an explanation of the new forms and requirements.
Please click here to go to the Dates and Forms page of our NISRA website to obtain the forms.
Sports provided by NISRA
NISRA provides the following Special Olympics Sports:
- Alpine Skiing
- Basketball Skills
- Bocce Ball
- Flag Football
- Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Track & Field
- Unified Golf
- Young Athletes
Team schedules will be linked here when they become available each season. If schedules change, the team will receive an email. Click on your team name to open the schedule.
- Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there are no team schedules to post at this time.