Cottage Grove

Welcome to the Cottage Grove Local Program page.

Contact Cottage Grove | Phone: 503.248.0600

Mail to:  PO Box 1182, Cottage Grove OR, 97424

Next Up Basketball


Become an Athlete

Athlete Application for Participation / Medical Form - You must have a valid Athlete Medical form on file before participating in any Special Olympics Oregon events, practices or competitions. A new medical form must be completed every three years.

During times of COVID-19 - Please make sure that you complete your Medical Form and the COVID-19 Waiver and send back to your Local Program.  These documents will be valid for three years.

Sports Schedule

During COVID-19

Check down this page for more details.If you would like more information regarding SOOR's current COVID-19 policy, please click here!

SOOR Active

Although we are currently not offering in-person events, you can stay engaged by joining our SOOR Active Facebook group.  SOOR Active an athlete-driven At Home Fitness Community focused on health and wellness resources for the Special Olympics Oregon community.  Click here to join our SOOR Active community today!

Important Information: Fall Calendar and Medical Information. 


Click on the link below and it will give you the upcoming fall schedule.

Basketball is next! We don't have dates yet. If you didn't play bowling and want to play basketball or summer sports (athletics & Bocce) we need to start you on getting your medicals complete. Contact Carmen or Becky if you do not have your medical yet. 

Your Local Program Team

Carmen Dowell: Local Program Coordinator & Medical Manager -

Becky Venice: Local Program Coordinator & Finance Manager -

Bill Dowell:  Volunteer Manager

We are looking to fill 2 positions: Sports/Equipment Manager  & Communications Manager

Volunteers: Thank you so much to our new Volunteers!!!!!

Class A Volunteer

All volunteers who have close contact with athletes or who handle the financial assets of Special Olympics Oregon must complete a Class A volunteer application. This includes coaches, chaperones, Unified Partners and Local Program Management members. Volunteers need to complete the Class A Volunteer process which includes an online application, background check and online trainings.

Click on the link below to complete the application process and trainings.  The system will automatically guide you through the appropriate modules for adults and minors.