Do you love being on the water?
Do you want a challenge? Special Olympics Virginia, Northern VA Sailing provides training and competition in the sport of sailing as well as travel and socializing opportunities for Special Olympic Athletes!
Special Olympic sailing is a Unified Sport in which athletes team up with partners without intellectual disabilities to form a competitive sailing crew. Teams compete at different Sailing Levels, which permit athletes to participate in the handling and control of the boat according to their physical and mental ability. TO
WHO: Athletes must be able to pass a sailing-specific swim test and be seizure free or have them under control by medication and doctor approval for participation. Participation is dependent upon available boat space and volunteer staffing. Returning participants are given priority.
WHERE/WHEN: Monday nights beginning Mid June through July from 6PM to Dusk.
EQUIPMENT: All is included. WEAR: Comfortable clothing COMPETITION: None at this time.
Coordinator: Allen Flanigan