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.
A Special Olympics App (med app) form is required for participation. Click here for a Fact Sheet about the Special Olympics App form (PDF).
Is your Special Olympics App (med app) form expiring soon? If so, click here to print the Special Olympics App form (PDF), have a doctor complete it, and return with original signatures to the NISRA office.
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 major competitions scheduled or team schedules to post at this time.