Special Olympics Florida

St. Lucie County

Our Sports

These are the sports we currently offer.  Each sport season consists of at least 8 weeks of training and three levels of competition: County, Area, and State Games. Each season lasts approximately 3-4 months.

All athletes will need to have completed Athlete Registration Forms on file prior to any sports participation.

Let us know which sports you are interested in, by filling out the Sports Interest Form.  We will be sure to keep you informed of dates and times to start off your sports season.


  • Athletics (Track & Field)
  • Basketball – Register Online
    Thursdays 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. starting November 7
    Fenn Center, 2000 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Joy Topping, 772-485-7577
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
    Saturdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm, starting August 25
    St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 US 1, Port St. Lucie
    Contact:  Sue Denike, 772-621-0977
  • Cheerleading
    Pre-conditioning, July 16-19, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
    Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm (when called by coach)
    Port St. Lucie Athletic Association, 227 NW Irving Street
    Contact:  Kila Perez, 772-812-0504
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
    Starting November 20
    Practice on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:300 – 8:00 pm
    Destiny Bound Stables, 10020 Orange Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Tammy Zoerhoff, 772-216-0039
  • Golf
    Saturdays 1:30 – 2:30 pm, starting May 5
    The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course
    2601 SE Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie
    Contact:  Rick Hengstenberg, 561-510-3679
  • Gymnastics
  • Powerlifting
  • Softball
    Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 pm and Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:30 am
    Lawnwood Stadium, 1302 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Jason Thomaselli, 772-240-0265
    Contact:  Joy Topping, 772-485-7577
  • Stand Up Paddle
    Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm, starting June 6
    Round Island Riverside Park, 2200 South A1A, Vero Beach
    Contact:  Chris Ellison, 772-360-7166
  • Surfing
    Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm, starting June 6
    Round Island Riverside Park, 2200 South A1A, Vero Beach
    Contact:  Chris Ellison, 772-360-7166
  • Swimming
    Saturdays 9:15 – 11:15 am, starting June 2
    Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia, Ft. Pierce
    Contact:  Heather Gray, 772-341-2405
    Starting June 10 from 9:00 – 11:00 am
    Following on 6/24, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12 and 9/16
    Ravenswood Pool, 400 SW Ravenswood Lane, Port St. Lucie
    Contact:  Heather Gray, 772-341-2405
  • Tennis