• Cornwall Special Olympics Team

    Cornwall Special Olympics Team


    Charity / Social Enterprises / Not for Profit

    About Us

    Special Olympics Cornwall is part of Special Olympics Great Britain and a charity run entirely by volunteers. In Cornwall we want to ensure that people with an Intellectual Disability are given the opportunity to take part in olympic type sports with an all year round programme of coaching and competition. We have a main club which meets monthly (first Saturday of the month) at Truro College, Lynher Building from 12 noon until 2pm. This is a multi sports activity session with football, boccia, badminton, table tennis, archery, kurling, cricket, basket ball with an emphasis on socialising with friends, family, carers etc.
    We have weekly hub clubs offering coaching in specific sports which provide a pathway to competition at local, regional and national level. These include:
    Tennis @ Heron Tennis, Newquay - Saturday mornings
    Football @ Truro College with St Agnes FC - Saturday mornings
    Basketball @ Truro College - Thursday evenings
    Boccia @ Truro College - Friday evenings

    * We have plans to develop hub clubs in Penzance, Liskeard, Saltash and Bodmin for Table Tennis, Badminton and Gymnastics.


    Special Olympics Cornwall en route to SOGB National Games Sheffield August 2017
    SOGB National Games Opening Ceremony @ Sheffield United Football Ground
    SOGB National Games entering Stadium for Opening Ceremony
    Donna Painter with Eileen Akers Indoor Bowls Silver Medal pairs, Bronze Medalist triples
    Sheffield Delegation outside Truro College
    SO Cornwall Tennis Squad
    Boccia Team waiting to enter Stadium
    Medal Ceremony
    Shikira, Catherine and Sean showing off their medals

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