First LAUSD Young Athletes Festival - Jan. 30

Friday, January 30 at 9:45 a.m.
South East High School Gymnasium:
2720 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280

Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) and Adapted Physical Education Teachers have teamed up for the First Annual LAUSD Young Athletes Festival. This event will be the culmination of a sports training program that will prepare student-athletes for the next level of sports and play.

Players from the Los Angeles Dodgers will be assisting the adapted physical education and classroom teachers with the implementation of the activities.

Twelve schools are participating in the Young Athletes Curriculum Training and Festival. Early Education Centers and Elementary Schools include:
  • 153rd Street Elementary School
  • Dolores Elementary School
  • Escalante Early Education Center
  • Florence Elementary School
  • Graham Early Education Center
  • Huntington Park Elementary School
  • Montara Elementary School
  • Park Western Early Education Center
  • Park Western Elementary School
  • President Elementary
  • Roybal-Allard Elementary School
  • San Antonio Elementary School
See the attached flyer for additional details.

About LAUSD Young Athletes:
LAUSD Young Athletes is a partnership between Special Olympics Southern California and the Los Angeles Unified School District. Young Athletes is intended to introduce students 2-7 year old to sports skills and play activities that foster physical, cognitive and social development of young children with and without intellectual disabilities. Adapted Physical Education Teachers complete the curriculum during the school day. This program provides opportunities to learn through sports competition, develop all aspects of total fitness needed to complete in any sport, and promotes the development of life-long skills that will help student athletes lead a more productive and independent life.

To learn more about LAUSD’s special education programs, visit http://achieve.lausd.net/sped.