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Special Olympics Sports


Cardinal Cushing Centers Basketball Program

22 Years Old and Under

Team members practice basketball skills, play games against other Special Olympic teams, attend the Southeast Special Olympic Basketball Assessment Rounds and have the opportunity to participate at the 2018 Special Olympic Winter Games in Worcester. We offer a wide range of basketball teams from a very high and intensive program to a basketball skills program.

Team 1—Tuesday 3:15 p.m. (higher ability).

Team 2—Monday 3:15 p.m. (medium ability)

Team 3— Thursday 3:15 p.m. (low ability)

Cushing Adult Basketball Team

Cardinal Cushing is offering 4 Special Olympic Basketball Teams for adults with intellectual disablities. The Nets and Angels play on Monday nights and are geared to medium level of ability

The Bulls & Celtic teams are Traditional Special Olympic teams are for higher ability.  Tuesday team is a player development team where team members practice with the coaches to increase their ability in the game, exercise and have fun.   All teams attended practice, play community games and attend Special Olympic Tournaments.

Practice: Nets & Angels Mondays at 6:00 p.m. – medium ability

Bull & Celtics: Mondays at 5:00 p.m. – high ability

Cushing Lions: Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m.- low ability

Where: Cardinal Cushing Centers Gymnasium


For more information, including pricing, please contact:

Tom McElman
Director of Recreation and Community Programs