Reach Your Personal Best!

 “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt”

Our Special Olympics volunteers provide sporting opportunities for all people with an intellectual disability regardless of their skills. While some Special Olympics athletes strive to win medals, others enjoy the chance to get active, have fun, make friends and be part of a family.

Our sports programs are delivered within a supportive environment where people with an intellectual disability are accepted and can feel proud. Through the support of Special Olympics we hope to inspire individuals to improve their health, develop self-confidence and bring joy to themselves, their families and their community.

You can help us give more people with an intellectual disability a chance to achieve their personal best. Learn more about Special Olympics, be inspired by our athletes or best of all, get involved!

Football

The Hills football (soccer) program runs year round apart from breaks for school holidays. Training is conducted in conjunction with the Kickaroos Special Needs program, run by St Michaels FC/ASR qualified coaches. 
Please contact Michelle Gough via email  Kickaroos@HillsKnights.com.au

Aquatics

Held Mon/Thurs nights from 7.00pm-8.00pm at Oakhill College.  Athletes are coached in freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke. They can go on to compete at Regional, State, National and International level.

Ten Pin Bowling

Fun for everyone!  Held Tuesday from 4:30-5:30pm and Saturday 10.00-11.00am at Castle Hill AMF.  Athletes can go on to compete at Regional, State, National and International level.

Dance

Great opportunity to learn co-ordination, self-expression and make new friends.

The Hills Special Olympics dance program, currently has two classes operating consecutively on Tuesdays during school term at Oakhill College, Castle Hill.
Group 1 from 6.00pm – 7.00pm and Group 2  from 7.00 – 8.00pm.

Basketball

Athletes can go on to compete at Regional, State, National and International level.

Castle Hill High School – Wednesday nights from 6.00 – 7.30pm during school terms.

The Hills Grammar School Kenthurst, Multi Purpose Hall – Tuesdays from 6.00 – 7.00pm. Entry via Gate 2, Kenthurst Road Kenthurst.

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To promote the IGA Campaign to support Special Olympics Australia, Athlete Lauren Heggie joined her Idol Olympian Bronte Campbell in a fun relay race at Cabarita Swimming Centre. The relay race will be captured on video and will be promoted through IGA social in - store channels and external media.
Thank you IGA!
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How exciting ... thanks Lauren for representing our Club and Special Olympics

Go Lauren 👏👏👏👏👏🏆

Wow congratulations

1 month ago
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Thanking Wayne Lever for his tireless dedication to our club over the past 8 years. Special Olympics Sydney Hills have been very fortunate to have you in our camp as sports coordinator and advocate for our athletes. We sincerely wish you and Avril all the best in your future pursuits. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi Everyone Thank you all for your kind words & cards.It is very much appreciated I will miss you all & know that as a Club you will be a strong & vibrant force to be reckoned with We are now in Stockton All the best Wayne

Thank you for Wayne for everything you have done for our Club

A HUGE shout out to our wonderful coaches... and Hello to Aly, one of our Dance instructors for 2021.

Aly has always felt strongly about inclusion and equality so when the opportunity became available to be a Special Olympics Dance Coach she jumped at the opportunity.

During the day Aly works in childcare taking care of babies and toddlers and is also undertaking a Bachelor of Social work to move into a career aimed at really helping the community.
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A HUGE shout out to our wonderful coaches... and Hello to Aly, one of our Dance instructors for 2021.

Aly has always felt strongly about inclusion and equality so when the opportunity became available to be a Special Olympics Dance Coach she jumped at the opportunity.

During the day Aly works in childcare taking care of babies and toddlers and is also undertaking a Bachelor of Social work to move into a career aimed at really helping the community.

Reminder to REGISTER for our
Return to Sport programs 2021 for Term 1 COVID permitting

•Mon swimming Oakhill Pool 7pm-8pm Feb 8

•Tues Bowling Castle Hill 4.30pm-5.30pm Feb 2

•Tues Basketball Hills Grammar 6-7pm Feb 2

•Tues Dance Oakhill College-First Group 6-7pm, Feb 9
Second Group 7-8pm Feb 9

•Wed Basketball Castle Hill HS 6pm-7.30pm Feb TBC

•Thurs Stroke Correction Oakhill Pool 7pm-8pm Feb 11

•Sat Bowling Castle Hill 10am-11am Feb 6
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What an achievement !Triathlete Chris Nikic, a Special Olympics Florida athlete, has made history with incredible Ironman feat. Chris made history as the first person with Down syndrome to finish the full triathlon. His feat landed him in the Guinness World Records & inspired so many around the world!

www.foxsports.com.au/olympics/paralympics/ironman-chris-nikic-becomes-first-athlete-with-down-syn...

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What an achievement !

The LETR and NSW Police have alway been great supporters of Special Olympic Athletes and today Mitchell- our Club Athlete Leader thanked them on behalf of our Club with this video message ... See MoreSee Less

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Well said Mitch 👏

Norwest Sunrise Rotary Club interviewed some of our Hills committee members via an online forum on 21st May. Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to promote our club. youtu.be/s7uUhV_7ggU ... See MoreSee Less

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It was great to see everyone today but also hear about the Hills Special Olympics from Mitchell Duncan, Kelly Duncan and Wayne Lever. It will be good when these 80 local athletes and the volunteers can get to their training and the sports that they loved. Thank you to the team supporting Special Olympics Sydney Hills ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Norwest Rotary for your interest in and promotion of our club. Our athletes are definitely missing their friendships through training! Looking forward toward a commencement date soon !

Lovely meeting you all friends.

1 years ago
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New regime with pt at home as gym venue not happening... hoping all our SO family is staying well !!! @ Cherrybrook, New South Wales, Australia ... See MoreSee Less

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Very nice

Awesome 👏 keep up

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For more information contact sydneyhills.sport@specialolympics.com.au

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Special Olympics Sydney Hills welcomes volunteers of all ages to help our athletes reach their potential. Qualified coaches are especially welcome. Simply click the button below and fill in and email the Get in Touch form. We’ll get right back to you!