EVENTS & ACTIVITIESEVENTS & ACTIVITIES

SO_SportsIcon_Bocce_gold

  • Athletes should gather their own ball between sets
  • If bocce balls are handled by multiple athletes, they must be sanitized before each exchange
  • Sanitize the palina in between each set or exchanges
  • If multiple courts present, set-up courts 10 feet apart
  • Bocce Resource: Click Here

SO_SportsIcon_Cycling_gold

  • Stagger start times to ensure physical distance requirements are met
  • Tandem/Unified cyclists may practice together but should wear a mask
  • Cycling Resource: Click Here

SO_SportsIcon_Floor_Golf_Gold

  • Walking is recommended, but if utilizing a cart, one person per cart
  • Do not utilize rake in sand traps or remove pin and flag on putting green
  • Alternate shot – only use your own ball – be prepared to sanitize for incidental exchange
  • Golf Resource: Click Here

SO_SportsIcon_Marathon_Gold

  • Avoid running in a pack
  • Stagger start times to ensure physical distance requirements are met
  • Cross Country Resource: Click Here

SO_SportsIcon_Soccer_Gold

  • Skills only (Phase 1 & 2)
  • Dribbling, Shooting, Run & Kick, Team Assessment Skills
  • Coaches, Volunteers, Support Staff will wear gloves and encourage new gloves when possible
  • Athletes should gather their own ball in between sets
  • Soccer balls must be sanitized before each exchange
  • Social Distancing Drills: Click Here
  • Soccer Resource: Click Here

SO_SportsIcon_Softball_Gold

  • Skills only (Phase 1 & 2)
  • Bat for Distance, Base Race, Fielding, Hitting, Throwing, Team Assessment Skills
  • Coaches, Volunteers, Support Staff will wear gloves and encourage new gloves when possible
  • Athletes should gather their own ball in between sets
  • Softballs must be sanitized before each exchange
  • Softball Resource: Click Here

SO_SportsIcon_Equestrian_Gold

  • Coaches, Volunteers, Support Staff will wear gloves and encourage new gloves when possible
  • All shared equipment needs to be sanitized in between each rider
  • Consider staggering lesson or training times
  • Equestrian Resource: Click Here

*Special Olympics New York has established a Return to Activities plan developed in close partnership with Special Olympics International and in compliance with federal and state guidelines. In-Person activities will be carried out in accordance with these guidelines and only as long as it continues to be safe to do so.