Bocce and Swim Practice this Saturday and Track & Field Practice this Sunday


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About Us

What We Do

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Special Olympics Northern California enriches the lives of more than 21,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their  communities in Northern California through sports, education, and  athlete health.

All of our programs are at no cost to the participants.


Our athletes are  like any other athlete, they like to train, they like to compete and  win or lose, they always try their best.  The confidence and self-esteem  they gain on the playing field carries over onto the playing field of  life, helping to make them contributing members of their community.   We  believe that Special Olympics is more than sports, it is "Training for  Life!" 

Folsom Hills Special Olympics

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Team Folsom Hill provides sports training and competition to about 120 athletes ranging in age from 8 to a 70! We currently provide opportunities in seven different sports. Each sport season consists of 6 to 8 weeks of training and concludes with a Regional Competition in the greater Sacramento area.


The Special Olympics Athlete Oath:

"Let me win

But if I can not win

Let me be brave in the attempt"

Sports Offerings

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Team Folsom Hills offers the following sports:

  • Basketball (Jan - Mar)
  • Track & Field (Mar - May)
  • Swimming (Mar - May)
  • Bocce (Mar - May)
  • Golf (Jul - Sep)
  • Softball (Jul - Aug)
  • Bowling (Sep - Nov)

All training sessions are held at various locals in the El Dorado Hills and Folsom area.

Upcoming Competitions

Regional Basketball Tournament

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Team Folsom Hills athletes will compete in Basketball on Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17  at The WELL at Sac State.

Lincoln Regional Bocce Tournament

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On Sunday, April  28, Team Folsom Hills Bocce players will compete at the Lincoln Hills Bocce Courts in Lincoln.

Practice Schedules and Competitions

No upcoming events.

Special Events

2019 Polar Plunge

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Team Folsom Hills will once again feel the "Thrill of the Chill" as team members will plunge into the cold waters of Lake Natomas on Saturday, February 9. 


TFH was recognized as the #1 fundraising "team"  in 2018 raising over $9,000 to support the athlete of Special Olympics Northern California.

Law Enforcement Tip-a-Cop

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Folsom HIlls athletes, along with Law Enforcement Officiers from our community, serve as celebrity hosts and hostesses at local restaurants in the Folsom area. Look for this featured event in the spring and fall each year. Information will be posted as these events are announced

Special Olympics USA Games

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 The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will be held in Seattle, July 1 -  6, 2018.  Approximately 4,000 Special Olympics athletes and their  coaches from all 50 states and will participate in these games. 

 

Northern California is proud to have 54 athletes participating in the  Games in 8 sports. Team Folsom HIlls will be represented by one male  18-hole Individual Golfer, one male Track & Field athlete and one Track & Field Coach.

For More Information

Folsom Hills Special Olympics

(916) 933-5141