Two Days of Unified Bowling Finals Set to Begin in Capital District Region

Approximately 550 Students With and Without Disabilities from 25 Schools to Participate

Albany, NY – Starting tomorrow, athletes and Unified partners from high schools throughout the Capital District Region will hit the lanes to compete in this season’s Unified Bowling finals. 

“Students participating in Special Olympics Unified Sports are changing the way people with disabilities are viewed in and out of school, ensuring that inclusion is the norm and not the exception in communities across the state,” said Stacey Hengsterman, President & CEO of Special Olympics New York. “We are thrilled and so proud of the 550 students locally who have competed in Unified Bowling this season. We wish them the best of luck in this week’s finals.” 

All matches on both days will begin simultaneously at 4pm. Additional details are as follows: 

March 9, 2023 – Suburban Council Schools

Division A at Kingpins Alley Latham (375 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110) 

  • Guilderland
  • Shaker
  • Ballston Spa
  • Shenendehowa 

Division B at Saratoga Strike Zone (32 Ballston Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866) 

  • Niskayuna
  • Saratoga
  • Bethlehem
  • Columbia 

Division C at Boulevard Bowl (1315 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305) 

  • Colonie
  • Albany
  • Burnt Hills
  • Schenectady

March 10, 2023 – Foothills Schools

Division A at Broadway Lanes (359 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828) 

  • Hudson Falls
  • Amsterdam
  • Mohonasen
  • South Glens Falls 

Division B at Imperial Lanes Bowling Center (249 Wallins Corners Rd, Amsterdam, NY 12010) 

  • Broadalbin Perth
  • Fort Edward
  • Hoosick Falls
  • Gloversville

Division C at Kingpin’s Alley (166 Saratoga Ave, South Glens Falls, NY 12803) 

  • Corinth
  • Scotia
  • Mechanicville
  • Glens Falls 

Offered in partnership with the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), Unified Sports unite student-athletes with and without disabilities to train and compete on the same teams. Interested parties can learn more about Unified on Special Olympics New York’s website. 

Members of the media are cordially invited to attend.