CUSR Mustangs & Athletics


Participant with downs syndrome swimming breast stroke.

Special Olympics Illinois provides year-round sports training in a variety of Olympic-type sports for youth, teens and adults with intellectual disabilities who are 8 years of age or older. CUSR supports the mission of Special Olympics Illinois through participation in the following sports:

  • Aquatics
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Power Lifting
  • Softball

  • Soccer Skills
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Young Athletes

 


 

MUSTANG BOWLING

Ages 13+
Practice your bowling skills this summer! Competitions with other area teams and Special Olympics will de- pend on current safety guidelines and will be TBA. All participants need to have a current Special Olympics Medical Application on file with CUSR by July 25; Medical Applications must be valid through December 3.

GOALS: Learn and practice bowling rules and etiquette, increase gross motor coordination, improve bowling, and sportsmanship skills.

Date: June 6-August 29*
No Program: July 4
Day: Monday
Time: 4-5pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $108/$162
Min/Max: 6/12
Deadline: May 30
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Mustang Bowling Reg >>

VOLLEYBALL

Ages 13+
Learn the basic skills of volleyball or improve your skills. Players on this team will develop their serving, passing, and hitting skills. We will work on skills for both Modified and Traditional volleyball. Competitions with other area teams and Special Olympics will depend on current safety guidelines and TBA. Athletes need to have a valid Special Olympics Medical Application on file with CUSR by July 25; Medical Applications must be valid through October 30.

GOALS: Increase gross motor coordination, improve team cooperation skills and gain knowledge of rules of the game and individual volleyball skills.

Date: June 28-Octover 18*
No Program: September 6
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:30-7PM
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $70/$105
Min/Max: 8/12
Deadline: June 21
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Volleyball Reg >>

MUSTANG OPEN GYM

Ages 16+
Want to shoot some hoops but team sports aren’t really your thing? Want a chill place to just curl up with a book or grab some markers and color? Come hang out at Mustangs open gym! Shoot hoops in the gym, play one of our giant board games, or hang in the activity room and socialize with your buds!

GOALS: Improve verbal and social skills, build new friendships, and gain self-confidence and independence.

  • May 21
  • June 4
  • June 18
  • July 2
  • July 16
  • August 6
  • August 20

Day: Saturday
Time: 9-11am
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $5/$7.50
Min/Max: 8/12
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Mustang Open Gym Reg >>

FIT CLUB

Ages 14+
Fit Club combines nutrition, fitness, and friendship! At this program we will meet weekly to talk healthy lifestyle tips, exercise, and nutrition. We will prepare a healthy snack, share a recipe to take home and try, as well as do a short exercise routine. Participants will be encouraged to share ideas and tips with other participants and be supportive of one another’s health goals and progress. We hope to help you all reach your goals and feel good!

GOALS: Increase knowledge of nutrition and exercise techniques, improve physical health and fitness, gain self-confidence, and build friendships.

Date: June 7-July 26
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3-3:40pm on Zoom
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $20/$30
Min/Max: 4/10
Deadline: May 31
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Fit Club Reg >>

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