Arcata Recreation, HSU and Special Olympics Offering Young Athlete’s Program to Children Ages 3–7

This is a press release from the City of Arcata:

In partnership with the City of Arcata Recreation and Humboldt State University, Special Olympics offers a fun opportunity, the Young Athletes Program. This program introduces children ages 3-7 years old with and without intellectual disabilities to the world of sport through fun activities, such as obstacle courses, jumping on targets, and throwing/catching/kicking a ball. Activities support cognitive and physical development and vary each week; no experience necessary. One adult per athlete is required to remain on site during the program. Participation is free of charge. Children with and without intellectual disabilities are welcome. Siblings ages 3-7 are encouraged to join in the fun! This Young Athletes Program is held on Saturday Mornings, September 30 – November 4 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Pacific Union School Gym, 3001 Janes Road, Arcata. Pre-register at For information, contact Mike Rice (707) 822-7091 or


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