Monday, June 1, 2009

Special Olympics News! 2009 Summer Games Being Held in Binghamton, NY

More than 1,300 athletes and coaches will be participating in the 2009 Summer Games in numerous events taking place in Binghamton, NY from June 12-14. The State Summer Games is the largest competition held each year by Special Olympics New York throughout the state.

Included among the sports and competitions are: Aquatics, Basketball, Powerlifting, Track & Field, and Tennis. All events are free and open to the public, so why not come out to join in on the fun and cheer on the athletes! For those interested, volunteers are also needed during the event. For more information, go to the Special Olympics New York website.

Special Olympics New York, which does not charge athletes to participate, provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in 22 Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

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