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Polk County

Welcome to the Polk Local Program page.

Contact Polk County


Voice Message Phone: 971.238.5974

Mail to: PO Box 104, Monmouth OR, 97361


Become an Athlete

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.

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.

Sports Schedule

Winter Sports

Registration for Basketball season is currently closed unless you have a valid medical already turned in, contact us at:


Practices have been going since early January.

Fridays night in Monmouth @ Monmouth Elementary School from 6pm to 8pm & Sunday afternoons in Independence @ Central High School from 12:30pm to 2:30pm.  Regional Competition is in March.


If you have any questions, please contact us via email:

Local Program Events

Information coming soon!

Your Local Program Team

Gary Kluver - Local Program Coordinators |

SOOR Active

In addition to our in-person sports training and competitions, 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!