Are you interested in Coaching?
Introduction to Coaching Practices Course
Special Olympics Connaught are running an Intro to Coaching Practices course on Saturday 30th November in Galway. This is a 1-day course (09.00am-17.00pm) and is ideal for this interested in starting on their coaching journey with Special Olympics. For further information and to book a place on the course please click on the below link.
Current Volunteer Opportunities Available In Our Clubs RIGHT NOW!
|**Please note that a general volunteer role will cover a number of tasks including: equipment set up and tear down; registration of athletes and volunteers; inducting new volunteers; supervision of athletes between activities; serving refreshments; supervising the tuck shop**|
Galaxy Club Mullingar are looking for volunteers in Badminton, Swimming and Golf. Details are as follow;
Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer.
- Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club
- Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.
- Golf takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar.
About the Connaught region
Special Olympics Connaught provides year round sports training and competition for over 1,082 adults and children with intellectual disabilities in Galway, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.
Numerous sports competitions and development days are held annually in 13 Olympic type sports. There are 73 Special Olympics clubs in the Connaught region.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 an intellectual disability, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community”.