Special Needs - Sports

Special Needs FALL Kickball: Jr. League

Kids from Effingham and the surrounding areas, can use their abilities to play a fun game of kickball, on the Gene Niccum baseball diamond. Children can run, walk or roll in a wheelchair around the bases with a special helper if needed.


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Special Needs FALL Kickball: Sr. League

Adults of any age can play a fun game of kickball regardless of disability. Run, walk or roll around the bases at your pace, with a special helper if needed.


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Special Needs SUMMER Baseball League: Competitive

This is an organized baseball league for adults of any age. Players either hit from a tee or swing at a pitched ball. A buddy system will be in place for all players. Individuals with a physical or mental disability who cannot successfully participate in traditional ball programs are eligible to participate.


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Special Needs SUMMER Baseball: Non-Competitive

The program will provide the full benefit of "little league" participation in an athletic environment structured to the needs of the children with disabilities. Players either hit from a tee or swing at a pitched ball. A buddy system will be in place for all players. Individuals with a physical or mental disability who cannot safely or successfully participate in the traditional baseball/softball programs are eligible to participate.


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Special Needs WINTER Basketball Sr. League

Basketball skills & drills will be taught and shorter games will be played. Special helpers will be available if needed.


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Special Needs WINTER Basketball: Jr. League

League will start at 12:30PM and end at 1:00PM. Basketball skills & drills will be taught and short games will be played. Special helpers will be available if needed.


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