Special Olympics Florida

Polk County

Bocce registration is now open! Click HERE to register. 

This season we have 3 practice locations open for registration: 

  • Bartow- TBD
    Saturdays- 9:00am- 11:00pm (Start Date TBD)
    Head Coach- Connie Harris (863) 409-4734
  • Haines City- Westview Ridge Resort
    251 Patterson Rd., Haines City, FL 33844
    Sundays- 1:00pm- 3:00pm (Starting Jan. 14th)
    Head Coach- Louisa Long (407) 625-0445
  • Winter Haven- Carefree Country Club
    9705 Lake Bess Rd. SE, Winter Haven, FL 33884
    Saturdays- 10:00am- 12:00pm (Starting Jan. 13th)
    Head Coach- Louisa Long (407) 625-0445

The following schools/organizations will also have Bocce teams. Contact them if you would like to join their team: 

  • Doris Sanders Learning Center
  • Jean O’Dell Learning Center

Important Dates

County Games – March 3rd- All Saints Academy, Winter Haven

Area Games – March 25th- Jesuit High School, Tampa

State Games – May 18th-20th, ESPN Wide World of Sports, Kissimmee     


All interested athletes must be registered with Special Olympics Florida to participate in any sport.

To register with Special Olympics Florida please complete all the necessary forms in the “Become an Athlete” section of our website by clicking HERE  and fax the forms back to 1-863-815-6671 or email the completed forms to Registration .

For any additional questions please call 863-934-0261.