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Specialized Programs

Specialized Programs Information: (206) 684-4950
Youth Specialist: Kyle Bywater
(206) 684-7548 |
Adult Specialist: Tori Fernau
(206) 615-0702 |
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Seattle of Parks and Recreation Specialized Programs offers year-round activities for people with disabilities. The purpose is to provide recreational opportunities for individuals who may choose to participate in activities specifically designed and conducted by trained staff to best meet their needs.

Track team at the Wheelchair Sports Jamboree

Activities include

  • Special Olympics Sports of all kinds
  • Wheelchair basketball teams
  • Weekend trips
  • After school programs
  • Classes, such as: cooking, dance and aerobics
  • Extensive camping program during the summer

Special Olympics Washington Logo. Click on logo to visit the Special Olympics Washington web site.

The programs are particularly suited to people with severe developmental or multiple disabilities.

The Specialized Programs staff will also work with individuals or family members who would prefer to integrate into other Department programs but need some type of accommodation such as an interpreter.

Contact Us!

For further information,
call the Specialized Programs office at 206-684-4950 .

Call to sign up for our quarterly program brochures mailing list.

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Seattle Adaptive Sports

Seattle Adaptive Sports

Seattle Parks and Recreation Specialized Programs is proud to partner with Seattle Adaptive Sports.

The SAS Mission Statement is to enhance and promote the well-being of physically challenged individuals by giving them the opportunity to participate and compete in athletic and recreational activities.

For more information, please contact Tami English at 253-297-5389 or

Updated June 9, 2016


Spring Brochure

»Summer 2016 Adult Programs

Youth Camps

» Summer 2016 Youth Programs

» Youth Camp Registration Forms / Scholarship Appplication

»Special Populations Tri-Fold Brochure


» Participant information Form
» Special Olympics Application


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