YMCA Special Olympics Opportunities!

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YMCA of South Florida

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"In Special Olympics, the power and joy of sport, shifts focus to what our athletes CAN do, not what they can't. Attention to disabilities fades away. Instead, we see our athletes' talents and abilities -- and applaud them for all that they can do. And they are doing a lot -- from flag football, to basketball, to tennis, to open-water swimming. With our 4 Olympic-style sports, we offer adults and children with intellectual disabilities many ways to be involved in their communities, many ways to show who they really are.

We are so excited that you are interested in our YMCA Special Olympic Opportunities!

Year round the Pembroke Pines YMCA - Adaptive Sports Department, makes their efforts and hosts 4 Special Olympic Sports throughout different facilities within the city. Those sports and the months they fall into include

Special Olympic Aquatics
June - October
Special Olympic Flag Football
July - November
Special Olympic Tennis
September - May
Special Olympic Basketball
October - February

For times & location, please feel free to contact us!

We hope to see you there!

-YMCA Adaptive Sports

For more information on our programs, please follow the links below

Tyler Paulo, CTRS
Assistant Director of Recreational Therapy
Youth Development

C 954 299 7663

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About YMCA of South Florida


501 sw 172 ave, Pembroke Pines, FL 33029, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the YMCA of South Florida is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.


The YMCA of South Florida is part of the YMCA of the USA, the largest not-for-profit community service organization and second largest charity in America.

Serving the Greater Miami area since 1916, the YMCA has programs for kids, families and the community from the Miami-Dade/Broward County line south to the Upper Keys. Programs are held in schools, parks, recreation centers, and at our 4 YMCA Family Centers and our 3 preschools.

All YMCA programs are designed to build the core character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. The YMCA is for people of all faiths, races, abilities, ages and incomes. Our goal is to turn no one away. Our strength is in the people we bring together.
The YMCA is volunteer-lead, with an all volunteer Board of Directors. Financial assistance is available, thanks to the support of the community for the YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign. Additional support for children and families to participate include grants from community partners, corporations, foundations, and government agencies.


Sat Oct 05, 2019 - Mon Oct 05, 2020
06:30 PM - 08:30 AM  


501 sw 172 avePembroke Pines, FL 33029



  • Sports Coaching
  • Basketball
  • Football (US)
  • Swimming
  • Special Needs


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 9
  • 1-2 Hours. Will assist in setting up, working 1 on 1 with participants or groups, and breaking down at the end of the program.
  • Must complete a YMCA volunteer packet & Special Olympics packet that will be given to the volunteer on their first day.

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