Josephine County

Welcome to the Josephine County Local Program page.

Contact Josephine County

Email:  |  Phone: 541.295.3248

Mail to: PO Box 276, Grants Pass OR, 97528


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, The COVID-19 Code of Conduct and the COVID-19 Waiver and send back to your Local Program.  These documents will be valid for three years.

Sports Schedule

Fall Season

We are excited to be back together for sports training and competitions!  We are offering bowling this season. Let the good times roll!

Sport:  bowling

Location:  Caveman Bowl, 1230 Rogue River Hwy, Grants Pass, OR

Practices:  Saturdays - 10 AM - 12 PM

Dates::  August 20 - November 19, 2022

Registration:  Contact us to register:


All athletes must have a valid medical completed by Sept 6!

Winter Season

We DO plan to offer basketball and powerlifting this Winter season.

ATHLETES - Please contact us if you need us to send you a medical form.

VOLUNTEERS - Please click on the link at the bottom of this page and complete your new Class A application and trainings!

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!

Local Program Events

Thanks for joining us at the fall registration event.  We had so much fun seeing everyone!


Your Local Program Team

Pam Boston - Local Program Coordinator |

Debbie Thomas - Medical Manager & Volunteer Coordinator

Wayne Gamby - Equipment Manager

Anthony Hauckes - Sports Manager

Ashley Harvey - Communications Manager

Jenny Thomas - Finance Manager

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.