Training

Athlete Release & Participation Form

To participate in training and competition, all athletes are required to complete this form. All new athletes must have a doctor sign the form to clear participation. Contact medical@pwsova.org to obtain a registration packet.

Volunteers interested in coaching or assisting with an offered sports training program can download the referenced document below for general information and rules

http://specialolympicsva.org/volunteer/volunteer-resources

AQUATICS
Our two swimming programs will be training in Manassas and Dale City.  The athletes will practice every week starting in February.  We also offer skills training which focuses on the athlete becoming comfortable in the water environment.  Many of the volunteers are on swim teams themselves and provide an invaluable resource in helping to train the athletes while fulfilling community service hours. Please call 703-680-6661 to register. 

 

BASKETBALL

Basketball meets at Saunders Middle School and GMU Freedom Aquatics and Fitness Center.  We offer skills, half– and full-court teams. The first practice is tentatively scheduled in November. Email  basketballcoordinator@pwsova.org if you are interested in either participation or volunteering.

BOWLING

The Youth and Adult Training programs meet in Dale City and Manassas. If you are interested, please call the office and leave a message.

BOCCE

Bocce meets at Kid's Choice in Woodbridge on Tuesday evenings at 7 PM. Email Rhoda Heller-Holy at prwmso@comcast.net if you are interested in this fun sport.  

FLOOR HOCKEY

Floor Hockey meets at GMU Aquatics and Fitness Center, contact Mike Dahlkamp at 540-220-6711 or email mike.dahlkamp@gmail.com and leave your name, telephone number, if you are interested in the floor hockey program.    

POWER LIFTING

Power lifting is a program for athletes over 16 years of age.  Athletes must be able to stay focused and endure intense workouts. The team trains on Thursday nights. Please call Jerry Stanphill at jerry.stanphill@faa.gov or 202-281-8804, if you have any questions.

SKIING

We offer Alpine Skiing in the Winter.  If you are interested, contact Barbie Quinlan at bbquinlan@verizon.net or call the office at 703-680-6661 and leave a message with your name, interest in skiing and phone number where you can be reached.

SOCCER
From August to October, soccer meets at Kids Choice on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 8 PM and Hellwig Memorial Field on Sunday evenings from 5 to 7 PM. We offer both skills and 5-man teams.  If you are interested in participating, please call 703-680-6661 to register. 

TENNIS

Starting in late March, early April, tennis practice is at Woodbridge High School’s tennis court during the summer on Saturday mornings at 9 AM. If you are interested in participating, please call Mike Thorpe at 703-580-4924 or mtthorpe@comcast.net to register.

TRACK AND FIELD

Track and Field practice is at Woodbridge Middle School on Wednesday evenings from 6 - 7:30 PM and Marstellar Middle School on Saturday mornings from 10 - 11:30 AM starting in April  If you are interested in participating, please call the office at 703-680-6661 to register.

YOUNG ATHLETES PROGRAM

 A recreational program for children ages 2-7 with an intellectual disability. We are gearing up for the start of our program in the Fall.  Dates and times TBD. Contact us at youngathlete@pwsova.org