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TEAM MILWAUKEE SPECIAL OLYMPICS
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What is Team Milwaukee?

Team Milwaukee Special Olympics is a community-based athletic program for individuals with a cognitive disability within Milwaukee County. Team Milwaukee practices one night during the week usually from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a few exceptions. This program is open to anyone ages 8 years and older within the community including the MPS schools that do not have a school-based program. If you have any questions, please call 647-6044.

Mission Statement

The mission of Team Milwaukee Special Olympics is to assure success and growth for all individuals with cognitive disabilities through a variety of athletic programs including training and competitions.

Vision

Team Milwaukee will provide opportunities for all individuals with cognitive disabilities to strive to be their best through competitions and trainings. Through a quality program Team Milwaukee will build confidence and respect to improve the quality of the athletes' lives and the lives of everyone they touch.

• Team Milwaukee empowers individuals with cognitive disabilities to work and develop to their full potential.

• Team Milwaukee continues to strive to provide numerous training sites throughout the Milwaukee area with competent and quality coaches.


Values

Dedication
Desire
Compassion
Patience
Hard Work
Creative
Respect
Friendly
Honest
Competitive
Humor
Passionate
Customer Service
Teamwork
Open - to change or new ideas

 

Sports by Season

Fall Sports Season (September - December)
Bowling
Volleyball


Winter Sports Season (December - April)
Basketball (Team and Skills)
Gymnastics (Rhythmic and Artistic)


Spring Sports Season (March - June)
Competitive Swimming - must be able to swim 25 meters independently
Aquatics (Feb. - June)
Soccer
Track & Field


Summer Sports Season (May - August)
Softball
T-Ball
Bocce
Tennis


How to Join Team Milwaukee

To join Team Milwaukee Special Olympics, a potential athlete must have a cognitive disability and complete a Special Olympics Medical and Release Form. To be placed on our mailing list or to answer any question, please call 647-6044.


Volunteer Opportunities

Coaching
Interested in coaching or being an assistant coach in a certain sport? We are looking for individuals that are interested in changing the lives of our athletes by teaching the fundamentals of sports.

One Day Events
We provide a variety of athletic competition that need day of competition help. Volunteers will assist with duties such as score keeping, timing and assisting with concessions.

Interested in finding out more about our programs, contact (414) 647-6044.

 

Special Events for Special Olympics

• MPS Classic I Basketball Tournament - Saturday, January 21st, 2012
• Brandon Sprewer Classic Basketball Tournament - Saturday and Sunday, February 11th & 12th, 2012
• MPS Aquatics Meet - Friday, March 9th, 2012
• MPS Track Timing Day - Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
• MPS/Marquette Soccer Tournament - Saturday, April 21st, 2012
• Wick Field Tournament - Saturday, June 16th, 2012

 






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