Special Olympics Florida

Monroe County

Stand Up Paddle

Stand Up Paddle is a unique sport with much to offer Special Olympics athletes.  Training is May through October.

To join any of our teams and participate in practices, county, area and state- level competitions an athlete MUST pass 25 meter swim test with the head coach or Head Swim Coach. 

Key West Conchs
Head Coach – Liana Baron
Practices are held weekly, May to Oct. at  Higgs Beach- Wednesday evenings – 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Volunteers/Coaches please arrive at 5:30 pm.  All athletes must arrive on time, be prepared to paddle, with bathing suit, water bottle, hat and team shirt on.

Middle Keys Dolphins
Head Coach – Shana Gaskill  – Contact for info on team practices, locations and times

Upper Keys Manatees – Founders Park, Islamorada   Head Coach Needed-Contact Ruth Holland for more information