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, Soccer, Swimming, Track & Field and Volleyball. Our team is open to athletes from ages 8 on up, with a Young Athletes program available to younger athletes of all abilities. Call (402) 441-7901 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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Sports and Schedules


Season: November - March
Days: Sundays
Location: Irving Recreation Center, 2010 Van Dorn Street
Times: 12:30 - 1:30 PM: Individual and Level A Skills & Half Court Practice
             1:30 - 2:30 PM: Full Court Practice & Full Court/Unified Team Practice

Bocce & Unified Bocce

Season: April - July
Days: Saturdays
Location: F Street Community Center, 1225 F Street
Times: 9:00-10:15 AM


Unified Bowling

Season:  June - September
Days:  Saturdays
Location:  Hollywood Bowl, 920 N. 48th Street
Times:  1:00-4:00PM
Fee:  $11 per week for 3 games

Singles and Doubles

Season:  September - November
Days:  Saturdays
Location:  Hollywood Bowl, 920 N. 48th Street
Times:  1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fee:  $11 per week for 3 games 

Flag Football

Season: July - October
Days: Saturdays
Location: Easterday Park, 6130 Adams Street
Time: 9:30-11:00 AM


Season:  April - July
Days:  Mondays
Location:  Highlands Golf Course, 5501 NW 12th Street
Times:  5:45 - 6:45 PM

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 the last Monday in June. Scorecards must be signed and dated by course personnel. 


Season: July - October
Days: Thursdays
Location: Easterday Park, 6130 Adams Street

  • 5:30-6:30 PM - Individual Skills practice
  • 6:30-7:30 PM -Team practice


Season: December - May
Days: Saturday
Location: Lincoln Southwest High School, 7001 S. 14th Street
Youth Time (8-21yrs): 1:45-2:45 PM
Adult Time (22+yrs): 12:30 -1:45 PM


Track & Field

Season/Time:  March - May, 1:15-2:45 PM
Season/Time: October, 1:15-2:45 PM
Location: Lincoln High School Track, 2229 J Street
Day: Sundays


Season:  March - May
Days:  Saturdays
Location: Easterday Rec Center, 6130 Adams Street
Day: Saturdays
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM



Young Athletes Program 

The Young Athletes Program is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2-7 with or without 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. 

Forms for Registration
  • Print and bring or send in to Easterday Recreation Center:

Special Olympics Young Athletes Registration Form(PDF, 244KB)

  • Fill out:

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