Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Special Olympics Swimmers Set to Inspire at County Meet

Who: Special Olympics Pasco athletes, volunteers, and their community partners

What: County Aquatics Meet

When: 5 p.m., Saturday, July 15

Where: New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St. in New Port Richey

Why: After two months of training for this special event, Special Olympics Pasco student-athletes will put their talents on display. This event also will prepare them for the Area Games.

How: Special Olympics Pasco aquatics athletes will participate in a variety of swimming strokes and relays, ranging from 25- to 100-meter races. Competing athletes registered prior to the event and participated in training at a Special Olympics Pasco site. To become a volunteer, contact Valerie Lundin at 727-492-8413. The Area Games will be held Saturday, August 12 in Dunedin.