It is with our disappointment that we reach out to you all today. With a recent memo released to state programs from the Special Olympics Inc. office we regret to inform everyone that Special Olympics Maine will be CANCELLING this year’s Special Olympics Maine State and Regional (area) Swim Meets.
In an official statement below from our President and CEO Phil Geelhoed states, “The health, wellness and safety of our athletes, and our entire Special Olympics community, is of the utmost importance to all of us.” We as a staff take every precaution necessary to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in our program state wide.
ALL Swim Dates Listed below are CANCELLED:
Washington County – Wednesday, March 25th (UMaine Machias)
Androscoggin County – Thursday, March 26th (Bates College)
Kennebec County – Friday, March 27th (KVYMCA)
Cumberland County – Friday, April 3rd (Cape Elizabeth HS)
Sagadahoc/Lincoln County – Friday, April 3rd (Bowdoin College)
*State Swim Meet – April 28th and 29th (Bates College)*
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Special Olympics Maine at 207-879-0489 or contact Lauren Lessard, Sports and Competitions Director, at LaurenL@somaine.org