CHARLOTTE – More than 1,300 Special Olympics athletes are expected to compete in track and field, softball, swimming and other events during the 2019 Special Olympics Mecklenburg County Spring Games on April 11 and April 24 through May 1.
Hough High School and Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics are among the hosts sites for the games, which feature roughly 800 volunteers and 150 coaches.
All events are free and open to the public, including the Opening Ceremony at Bojangles’ Coliseum on April 29. Parking is free at all Spring Games events.
Here is the schedule at local venues:
Thursday, April 11
Event: Swim Competition (all athletes)
When: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics, 11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville
Friday, April 26
Events: Track & Field, Motor Activities, Softball Team Competition (middle/high athletes)
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Hough High School, 12420 Bailey Road, Cornelius