County Youth Participating In Special Olympics

Special Olympics participants from St. Johns County high-five as they prepare to leave for the Lake Buena Vista competition May 15.

Special Olympics participants from St. Johns County high-five as they prepare to leave for the Lake Buena Vista competition May 15.

 

Youth representing St. Johns County Special Olympics Team traveled to Lake Buena Vista this weekend for the Special Olympics Florida Summer Games. The event is described as the largest on the calendar with athletes competing in track and field, bocce, cycling, soccer, tennis and volleyball.

The competition is being held May 15-16 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and officially begins with Olympic-style opening ceremonies including the final leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Closing ceremonies are May 16 including a victory dance.

 

 

 

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