JC Parks Stars (formerly Special Olympics Jefferson City) is a year-round sports training program for any Jefferson City or Area resident, having intellectual disabilities or handicapping conditions because of cognitive delays.
Our athletes participate in the Special Olympics games. This provides athletes the opportunity to develop physical fitness, gain self-confidence, build a more positive self-image and form friendships with other Special Olympians.
Program Fees: All athletes will need to pay for their state fees as charged by Special Olympics MO (see registration forms). Transportation fee is $10 per trip per event.
All athletes are asked to participate in any fundraiser that Special Olympics Jefferson City offers to offset the cost of transportation to area, regional and state events, rent practice space and to purchase new uniforms and equipment as needed.
Youth (8-15 years old)
Adult (16 years of age and older)
Volunteer Coaches Needed - if you would like to volunteer to coach, please contact James Reinkemeyer!
|Bowling||Singles, Doubles or Team|
|Basketball||Team Skills, Half-Court or Full Court|
|State Indoor Games:|
|Volleyball||Regulation or Modified|
|Track and Field||Up to 3 events plus relay|
|Area Track & Field: TBA|
|Area Volleyball: TBA|
|State Summer Games:
|Softball||Washington Park/Binder Softball Complex (June-September)||Individual Skills, Coach-Pitch, Regulation|
|Bocce||Special Olympics Training for Life Campus (July-September)||Singles. Doubles, or Team|
|Golf||Oak Hills (July-September)||Individual Skills, 9 Hole, and 18 Hole|
|Bocce and Golf- October 3 (Bocce-Blair Oaks and Golf- Oak Hills)|
|Softball- September 26 (63 Diamonds)|
|State Outdoor Games - September 27-29, 2019 (Jefferson City)|
If you or someone you know is interested in participating in one, several, or all of our sporting events, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation. Signing up consists of completing a form designating the sports in which you would like to participate, a medical information form and release form. For more information on how you can get someone involved, please contact James Reinkemeyer (573-634-6482) at the Parks and Recreation Department.