Waterville Valley Resort welcomes athletes and supporters to the New Hampshire Special Olympics Winter Games from Sunday through Tuesday, Mar. 3-5, 2013.
Over 400 athletes will be competing in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.
Opening Ceremonies will take place in the Waterville Valley Town Square at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. Competition will take place from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5.
The mission of Special Olympics New Hampshire is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Volunteers are always needed. Contact Amy Petrie, director of programs at Special Olympics of New Hampshire, at AmyP@sonh.org or call 603-624-1250 x 44.