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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Athletics/ Track & Field
  • Baseball
  • Bowling
  • Gymnastics
Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


The Greenville Recreation and Parks Department provides recreational opportunities for persons with and without disabilities in Greenville and Pitt County. A major component of this department is the Greenville-Pitt County Special Olympics Program. This program provides year-round training and competition for citizens of Pitt County with intellectual disabilities or closely related illness. Activities include:

  • Special Olympics Track & Field Saturday Training - Saturday track & field training for adult athletes ages: 18 & up.

  • Special Olympics Spring Games Track & Field

  • Special Olympics Aquatics (Swimming) at the Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center - An aquatics training program conduced by qualified coaches specifically trained to coach swimming for special athletes. State competition will be held in June.

  • Special Olympics Cheerleading at the East Carolina Cheerleading and Tumbling School - a cheerleading program for people with special needs. Participants are eligible for local and state cheerleading competition.

  • Special Olympics Play Activities - A play program for participants ages 5-7 that are not eligible for Special Olympics competition.

  • Challenger Little League Baseball at the Perkins Little League Complex - A baseball program for any special needs child. The game of Little League baseball is adapted to allow each child ages 5-18 to play at his or her level of ability. Challenger Little League provides the experience of team play and baseball on the Little League Field.

  • Special Populations Bowling at the AMF East Carolina Bowl - Bowling for people with disabilities. Participants are eligible for Special Olympics Bowling.