239 West Main St; Richmond, KY 40475 | (859) 623-1000

Therapeutic Recreation & Special Olympics

SOKY & SNAP Activities

The Madison County Special Olympics (SOKY) in conjunction with Richmond Parks & Recreation’s Special Needs Activities and Programs (SNAP) offers many different sports leagues, activities, and dances throughout the year for people with various ability levels.


Special Olympics of KY Phone: 1-800-633-7403
More Infohttp://www.soky.org

For more information about these programs, please call (859) 623-8753 or email parksandrec@richmond.ky.us

Follow us on Facebook @MadisonCountySOKY. 

SOKY Basketball

The Madison County Special Olympics in conjunction with SNAP offers a basketball team for children with special needs. The league begins in November with practice. In January, the team will travel to Lexington to play a league there. The Regional Tournament is held in February and the State Tournament will be held in March. Deadline for joining the team is early November. This league is for ages 8 and up. Limit 12 athletes per team.

Bowling team information will be coming soon!

SOKY Softball

Tryouts will be 6/8, 5:30-7pm @ Lake Reba.

Practice Tuesday and Thursday nights 6:30-8pm, location varies (typically one night on the field and one night in the batting cages). League games are played on Wednesday evenings in Georgetown, KY.

Please email, text, or call (859)623-8753 to register as athlete or coach.

We are looking for coaches for A & B Teams. Please call (859) 623-8753 or email jmoore@richmond.ky.us

SOKY Track & Field

Track Practice: 5:30pm-7pm.

Upon arrival, please check in and then find a seat in the bleachers at a taped section with your athlete. Coaches will speak before practice begins and direct athletes to the practice area that they will be starting at. In order to adhere to the Social Distancing guidelines, masks must be worn during practice-only taking off when competing in events that require physical exertion, but must be put back on after the event, and we all need to maintain a 6ft distance from one another. After the athlete has practiced both of their events, they are free to leave and must exit the practice area. Parents/caregivers, we appreciate your cooperation on this matter, and ask that you will remain in the bleachers unless assistance is needed. Thank you for helping encourage our athletes to social distance. We are all so grateful to be able to join together and are striving to keep everyone healthy and happy!

*New Location* SOKY Track and Field Area competition will be this Saturday (4/24) at Great Crossing High School Track-2001 Frankfort Pike, Georgetown, KY 40324. Check-in is at 8:30am

Just 2 more practices before STATE! Pizza party after last practice on 6/1. State Competition-6/5 @ EKU.


SOKY Flag Football

Flag Football team information will be coming soon!


Starting May 6th, practice will be on Thursdays 7-8pm @ Gibson Bay Practice Green and Driving Range. For More information call (859) 623-8753.

SOKY Bowling

Fun Bowling is being offered to the Special Needs population on Wednesdays from 3:30pm-5:15pm, $3.25 (includes hour + shoes) at Galaxy Bowling Alley.


Bowling Team information will be coming soon!

SOKY Cheerleading

Fall Cheerleading information will be coming soon!

SNAP Valentines Day Dance

Coming Soon ….

SNAP Spring Fling Dance

Coming Soon

SNAP Halloween Party

Coming Soon ….

Art in the Park

Art supplies, snacks & drinks will be provided.

June 30th, 11:00am @ Irvine McDowell Park | Stick & Brush

April 16th, 11:30am-1pm @ Richmond Teen Center | EKU Occupational Therapy Students

Volunteer Sign Ups

We are always in need of volunteers for practices, sporting events, and special events.

Online Volunteer Form

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