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Youth Program Details

Activities Offered
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
Participants Served
  • Age range of participants:

    0 - 3 years: No

    3 - 5 years: No

    6 - 12 years: No

    13 - 18 years: No

    18 - 21 years: No

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


There is a $15 participation fee with each sport, each season. A City of Austin release/waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian. A current Special Olympic medical/release must be completed, signed by a doctor and submitted to the McBeth Recreation Center in order to begin participation in Special Olympics. Competitions are divided into 3 seasons and 2 levels of competition. The 3 seasons are Summer, Fall and Winter. The 2 levels are Area Competition and Chapter Games or State Competition. You must be 8 years or older to participate at Area Competition. You must be at least 12 years or older and competed at Area in order to be eligible for Chapter Games (State Competition). Registration for Chapter Games is $25 per athlete. The Austin Parks and Recreation Department plans to compete in the following sports in the upcoming season: Bowling, Table Tennis, Power Lifting, Volleyball, Basketball. If participants are interested in additional sports, the staff of the McBeth Recreation Center will endeavor to find certified coaches and locations to practice.