Special Olympics

Due to Covid-19, we have unfortunately canceled or rescheduled many of our programs. As we move forward, please know that the following schedule is subject to change. There will be social programs that we will coordinate in addition, so please follow Carrollton Therapeutics on Facebook or email me at tsutton@carrollton-ga.gov for more
information.

Special Olympics

Georgia Special Olympics Fall Games

Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11
Carrollton Parks & Rec will participate in the 2020 Special Olympics Fall State Games in Valdosta, GA. All Special Olympics athletes MUST have an up-to-date Special Olympics medical and register with Carrollton Parks & Recreation. Athletes also MUST attend practices in order to compete at the state competition. New athletes may be asked not to travel their first time participating.
Location: Valdosta, GA

Ongoing Special Olympics Fall Games Practice

Participants will practice skills of various sports in preparation for the Georgia State Special Olympics Fall Games. We will participate in the sport of bocce in the fall.

Senior and Masters Bocce
Senior Team: Thursdays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Masters Team: Thursdays, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Senior Team Age: 16 – 21
Masters Team Age: 22
East Carrollton Bocce Court

Free


Local Special Olympics Bowling Competitions 2020

Athletes from Carrollton City and Carroll County Schools will participate in a
singles bowling tournament at Junction Lanes, Newnan, GA. Age classifications
will be decided by each school. Athletes will be registered through their special education classroom.

Elementary Schools
Thursday, October 29
9am – 1pm

Middle/High Schools
Thursday, November 5
9am – 1pm


Special Olympics Winter Games 2021

Friday, January 8 – Sunday, January 10
Carrollton Parks & Recreation Department will participate in the 2021 Special Olympics State Games in Marietta, GA. We will participate in basketball, gymnastics and bowling. All Special Olympics athletes MUST have an up-to-date Special Olympics medical completed and register by the deadline below. Athletes also MUST attend practices in order to compete at the state competition. New athletes may be asked not to travel their first time participating.
Location: Marietta, GA
Registration deadline: October 19

Ongoing Special Olympics Winter Games Practice 2021

Participants will practice skills of various sports in preparation for Georgia
State Special Olympics Winter Games. We will participate in the sports of
basketball, gymnastics and bowling.

Senior/Masters Basketball
Date – TBA
Lakeshore
5pm – 6:15pm
Age: 16+

Training Center Basketball Team
Date – TBA
East Carrollton Gym
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Age: 22+

Artistic Gymnastics
Date – TBA
East Carrollton Gym
4:45pm – 6pm
Age: 8+


Special Events

Boo Bash 2020

Wednesday, October 21
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Our annual Boo Bash will be held at the WPA Center. Participants from all
special education classes, Carroll County Training Center and anyone else
registered with Carrollton Therapeutics is welcome. Papa John’s Pizza, snacks
and drinks will be served.
WPA Center
Ages: 5+


Miss Sparkle Pageant 2020

Saturday, November 21
6pm – 8:30pm
Girls and young women, as well as young men who will serve as companions, will build a number of skills learned in pageantry. A sit down lunch, pageant training and hair and makeup will lead to our main event where all participants are crowned princesses and a queen of each age group will be announced.
Mabry Arts Center, Carrollton High School
Ages: 5+

$40 to register participant which includes two tickets for friends and family. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.


Civitan Christmas Party 2020

Friday, December 11
9am – 12pm
Students from Carrollton City and Carroll County special education programs will
enjoy a Christmas party hosted by our local CIVITAN Club. There will be a DJ, tree decorating, lunch, a visit from Santa Claus and Christmas carols. Participants will register through their special education classrooms.
East Carrollton Gym
Ages: 5+


Christmas Dance 2020

Wednesday, December 16
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Our annual Christmas dance will be held at the WPA Center. Participants from all special education classes, Carroll County Training Center and anyone else registered with Carrollton Therapeutics is welcome. Papa John’s Pizza, snacks and drinks will be served.
WPA Center
Ages: 5+