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Sports Skills Centers

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

Multiple locations in Massachusetts, including Marlborough and Woburn.

WHEN

Each Sports Skills Center meets once per week for an average of 6 weeks.  Multiple sessions are offered throughout the year.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Volunteers younger that 16 must volunteer with an adult chaperone.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Sports Skills Center help young athletes and new athletes learn new sports skills, improve their health and fitness, and have a fun and inclusive sports opportunity. 

DESCRIPTION

Sports Skills Centers are 6-week training programs for athletes ages 6 to 12 and ages 13+ to learn the basic skills and drills of various sports activities. Volunteers work one-on-one with athletes in a group setting to help, encourage, and create a fun and inclusive sports experience. No previous experience is required and all instructions will be provided on site. 


ITEMS NEEDED

All volunteers must be registered in advance. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Volunteers must be 12 years or older and wear face masks for this specific program.


NEXT STEPS

Register online at www.specialolympicsma.org/volunteer. Select the location and weeks that you can commit to volunteer. Multiple weeks are encouraged, but not required.


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  1. After you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email confirming that you're registered.
  2. The week of the first session, you will receive a confirmation email with additional event details. 
  3. To ensure you receive your confirmation email, please add Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org to your contact list.
  4. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the event. 
  5. Instructions will be provided when you arrive. We aim to partner volunteers and athletes together, while also working in a group setting.
  6. Be sure to let us know that you found this activity through PGK!
  7. Fill out this PGK impact form when you’ve completed the activity. 
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