Welcome to the Linn County Local Program page.
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.
|Sport||Start Date and time||Location|
1/8 9am to 11am
Albany Boys and Girls Club
1215 SE Hill Street,
|Powerlifting||Saturdays 1/14- 1pm to 2:30pm|
1715 Hill St SE, Albany, OR 97322
If you would like more information regarding SOOR's current COVID-19 policy, please click here!
Not ready to join in person events? That is ok! 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
Polar Plunge 2023!!
Come and join our polar plunge team! Help us raise money for our local athletes. All money raised on our team will stay with the local program. Help us reach our goal of $1500.
Sign Up for our team and/or donate here:
Your Local Program Team
Melissa Holcomb - Local Program Coordinator | email@example.com
Alicia Myers - Sports Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Joanna Purkerson - Volunteer Coordinator | email@example.com
Madison Adams - Medical Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Cynthia Danford - Fundraising Manager | email@example.com
Vickie Cox - Finance Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.