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.


  • Athletics (Track & Field)
    Mondays and Wednesdays, starting January 13, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
    Lawnwood Stadium, 1302 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  DJ Murray, 781-520-2808
  • Basketball
    Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., November 6 and 13, December 11, January 8 and 15
    Fenn Center, 2000 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
  • Bocce
    Saturdays 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. starting January 18
    Lawnwood Stadium, 1302 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Sue Denike, 772-621-0977
  • Bowling
    Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, starting August 25
    Super Play Bowling, 1600 NW Courtyard Circle, Port St. Lucie
    Contact:  Sue Denike, 772-621-0977
  • Cheerleading
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm starting January 14
    Port St. Lucie Athletic Association, 227 NW Irving Street
    Contact:  Shyann Bromelow 772-209-0600
  • Cycling
    Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:00 am, starting January 11
    Dan McCarty Middle School, 1201 Mississippi Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Peggy Wood, 772-360-5243
  • Equestrian
    Starts January 18
    Destiny Bound Stables, 10020 Orange Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Tammy Zoerhoff, 772-216-0039
  • Flag Football
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, staring August 19
    Lawnwood Fields, 1302 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce
    Contact:  DJ Murray,781-520-2808
  • Golf
    Skills Players:  Saturdays 1:30 – 2:30 pm, starting March 9
    The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course
    2601 SE Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie
    Contact:  Rick Hengstenberg, 561-510-3679
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    Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. for course players, starting June 29
    Fairwinds Golf Course, 4400 Fairwinds Drive, Fort Pierce
    Contacst:  Coach Mark, 772-462-1955 and Coach Rick, 561-510-3679
  • Gymnastics
  • Powerlifting
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
    Keiser University, 9400 SW Discovery Way, Port St. Lucie
    Contact:  Daniel Murray, 781-520-2808
  • Sailing
    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/64, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16
    Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County, 17 17th St., Vero Beach
    Contact:  Kym Helwig, 717-371-4968
  • Soccer
    Fridays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, starting January 10
    Lawnwood Fields, 1302 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
    Contact:  Jeremy Lewis, 772-418-9282
  • Softball
    Starts June 1, Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 pm and Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:30 am
    Lawnwood Fields, 1302 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce
  • Stand Up Paddle
    Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm through August 19
    Round Island Riverside Park, 2200 South A1A, Vero Beach
    Contact:  David Tyrell, 954-643-2850
  • Surfing
    Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm, through October
    Round Island Riverside Park, 2200 South A1A, Vero Beach
    Contact:  David Tyrell, 954-643-2850
  • Swimming
    Saturdays 9:15 – 11:15 am, starting June 1 through September 21
    Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia, Ft. Pierce
    Contact: Carolyn Hancock, 772-342-8872
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    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