Lincoln Shooting Stars Special Olympics

Lincoln Shooting Stars

Lincoln Shooting Stars Special Olympics team entering summer games opening ceremonies.

Lincoln Parks & Recreation sponsors the Lincoln Shooting Stars team with competition in Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Flag Football, Golf, Roller Skating, Soccer, Swimming, Track & Field and Volleyball. Our team is open to athletes from ages 8 on up, with Young Athletes programs available to younger athletes of all abilities. Call (402) 441-7877 for more information and to register. 

Note: Change in practice locations or cancellations due to weather will be on voicemail (402) 441-7877 one hour before the scheduled practice time.

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Basketball Practices: Ages 8+ 

Location: Irving Rec Center, 2010 Van Dorn 
Days: Sundays 
Times: 3:00 - 4:00 PM: Individual and Level A Skills & Half Court Practice 
             4:00 - 5:00 PM: Full Court Practice & Full Court/Unified Team Practice 


Bocce & Unified Bocce

Location: Easterday Park (6130 Adams St)
Days: Saturdays, 9:00-10:15 AM


All bowlers must bowl a minimum of 15 games no later than Dec. 5. Competition will be in January. Please choose between one of the following practice options. See Adaptive Recreation Coed Bowling League for a third practice option. 

Location 1: Sun Valley Lanes (321 Victory Lane)

Days: Fridays 
Times: 3:45-5:15 PM
Fee: $3.50 per game 

Location 2: Parkway Lanes (2555 S 48th St) 

Days: Saturdays 
Times: 11:30 am-1:30 pm, 1:30-3:30 pm 
Fee: $8/week for 3 games 

Flag Football

 Flag Football Team

Location: Easterday Park (6130 Adams St)
Days: Saturdays
Time: 9:30-11:00 am

Flag Football Skills

Location: Easterday Park (6130 Adams St)
Days: Saturdays
Time: 9:00-10:00 am


Golf Skills Practice

Location: varies between Ager Junior Golf Course (3761 Normal Blvd) and Holmes Lake Driving Range (3701 S 70th St). Weekly location schedule will be available at the 1st practice.
Days: Mondays
Time: 4:30-5:30 pm
Fee: $3.50 per week for a bucket of balls at Holmes Lake practices.

Unified Alternate Shot 9 Hole and Unified Alternate Shot 18 Hole golfers can practice at any location at any time.

Golfers must turn in 6 scorecards to Easterday no later than June 26th. Scorecards must be signed and dated by course personnel. 

Roller Skating

Location: Air Park Recreation Center (3720 NW 46th)
Days: Saturdays 
Time: 12:45-1:45 PM


Location: Easterday Park (6130 Adams St)
Days: Thursdays
Time: 5:30-6:30 PM - Ages 8 to 14
          6:30-7:30 PM - Ages 15+


Location: TBA 
Day: Saturdays 
Youth Time (8-21yrs): 12:30-1:30 PM 
Adult Time (22+yrs): 11:30 AM -12:30 PM

Track & Field

Location: TBA 
Day: Sundays 
Time: 1:15 -2:45 PM 


Location: Easterday (6130 Adams St)
Day: Saturdays,
Time: 9:00-10:30 AM

Young Athletes Program 

The Young Athletes Program is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2-7 with intellectual disabilities, designed to introduce them to the world of sports prior to Special Olympics eligibility at age 8. Children learn the basics of running, jumping, throwing, catching, striking and kicking through guided activities. Siblings and friends are encouraged to register and participate. 

Pre-registration required. Call 402-441-7901 to register or for more information.