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Special Olympics

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with cognitive disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Athlete Registration

Volunteer Information
Fill out this form and send it to the address listed to become a volunteer for ECASD Special Olympics. Print out, fill out and send this form back to the address at the bottom.

Click here to fill out an online volunteer survey for Special Olympics Wisconsin.

Volunteers for practices are still needed. Volunteers must commit to a minimum of one day a week throughout the season. You DO NOT have to have previous knowledge about the sport to be a volunteer. To view the practice calendar, click here.

Volunteers for Scrimmages are still needed. See below for all of the upcoming scrimmages.

Practice Calendars

Scrimmage Information
  • October - Bowling area tournament in Eau Claire
  • February - Eau Claire Affair basketball tournament
  • April - Aquatics and Track invitational at UWEC
  • May - Aquatics and Track District Competition at UWEC
  • Perfect Split - a fundraiser where families sponsor their athlete for a flat amount for the bowling season. A really neat way for families to contribute to the program that is involved in their child's life.
  • Polar Plunge - "Freezin' for a Reason" watch locals take a dip in Half Moon Lake, Eau Claire ...in FEBRUARY!! Proceeds go to Special Olympics Indianhead. Be sure to check out the bake sale, ice cube bowling, pie-in-the-face and more while you are there!
  • Click here for information on the Polar Plunge
  • Country Jam Volunteer Opportunities - Country Jam provides with some chances to make some money. Contact Todd LaValley for more information.
  • Concessions - The ECASD Special Olympics program occasionally does fundraising through the sale of concessions at sporting events.


Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Todd LaValley  
ECASD Special Olympics Coordinator/Agency Manager
633 W. MacArthur Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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