Area 7 Special Olympics

Address
3416 Denman Avenue, #4
Lufkin, TX 75901
Angelina County
Contact Information
Email: 
a07@sotx.org
Phone Number: 
936.639.1755
Toll Free Number: 
1.800.876.5646
General Information
Service Description: 
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Resource Type

Recreation and Leisure
Keywords:
Special Olympics

Eligibility Requirements

Special Olympics Texas is divided into four regions with 19 area offices. Athletes may begin training as early as six years old, but must be eight years old to compete. Athletes must be 12 years old to attend statewide competitions. Thanks to the Young Athletes™ Program (YAP), which launched in 2005, children ages two through seven can participate as an “Athlete in Training” in areas where the program is available.
Age Groups Served:
Pediatric
Languages Accommodated: 
English
Fee Structure: 
Unknown
Payment Types Accepted: 
Not Applicable
Fee Structure Details: 
None
Non-Profit Status: 
Unknown