KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Particular Olympics Tennessee declares their schedule for his or her Digital Summer season Video games on Might 11-15, 2020. This occasion will substitute the beforehand scheduled State Summer season Video games that was canceled attributable to COVID-19.
Day by day occasions will happen by way of Zoom from 4:00 CST (5:00 EST) and final for about one hour every day. Occasions will embody an Opening Ceremony introduced by Chick-fil-A, Sports activities Trainings introduced by the Predators Basis and DEX Imaging, Well being and Wellness actions introduced by LifePoint Well being and UnitedHealthcare, Athlete Management Trainings introduced by Outcomes Physiotherapy, Athlete and Coach of the 12 months bulletins introduced by the Tennessee Titans and a Celebration & Dance Celebration introduced by American Eagle Outfitters.
The Particular Olympics Digital Summer season Video games can be open to all Particular Olympic athletes throughout the state and permit these athletes to get collectively nearly to go to with buddies, have fun their accomplishments, be taught at residence coaching, well being ideas and most significantly have enjoyable.
“Summer season Video games has all the time been a chance for our athletes to come back collectively to display their athletic abilities, and to share pleasure and friendship with different Particular Olympics athletes, coaches and members of the neighborhood,” stated Adam Germek, President/CEO of Particular Olympics Tennessee. “Whereas that may look just a little completely different this 12 months, the Digital Summer season Video games will incorporate most of the similar facets, whereas using a protected, digital platform. We’re thrilled to have fun the numerous athletic, tutorial and neighborhood successes of our athletes and stay up for being collectively once more quickly.”
Previous to the Digital Summer season Video games, Particular Olympics Tennessee is encouraging athletes, Unified companions, coaches, and followers to coach at residence by way of a number of health challenges introduced by Jackson.
Athletes and companions who full three of the 5 challenges earlier than Might 11 will obtain a certificates and recognition in the course of the Digital Summer season Video games.
Digital Summer season Video games Schedule (occasions hosted every day from 4:00 p.m. to five:00 p.m. CST) :
· Monday, Might 11 – Opening Ceremony introduced by Chick-fil-A
· Tuesday, Might 12 – Sports activities Trainings introduced by the Predators Basis & DEX Imaging
· Wednesday, Might 13 – Wholesome Athletes introduced by LifePoint Well being & UnitedHealthcare
· Thursday, Might 14 – Athlete & Youth Summits introduced by Outcomes Physiotherapy
· Friday, Might 15 – Celebration & Dance Celebration introduced by American Eagle Outfitters
Particular Olympics Tennessee serves greater than 17,00zero athletes and hosts greater than 250 occasions in 17 sports activities yearly.
Particular Olympics Tennessee gives year-round sports activities coaching and athletic competitors in a wide range of Olympic-type sports activities for youngsters and adults with mental disabilities, giving them persevering with alternatives to develop bodily health, display braveness, expertise pleasure and take part in a sharing of items, abilities and friendship with their households, different Particular Olympics athletes and the neighborhood.
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