Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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DeFazio Park

340 Dedham Ave.

Needham, MA 02492 

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Kelly Atkins 
Charles River Center 

781 972 1060


               The Ellie Bloom Special Olympics 

Come and join us for the 29th annual Ellie Bloom Special Olympics on Saturday, September 16th at 10 am at DeFazio Park in Needham!

This fun and inspiring event welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to participate in track and field events such as running and wheelchair dashes, basketball throws, relay races, and ladderball. Every event is modified so that all who attempt to participate will be successful. 

Athletes will receive a medal for their achievement and lunch will be provided after the Olympics.  Over 150 athletes have participated in previous years.

This event is named after Ellie Bloom, a long-time supporter of the Charles River Center. 

The event is free and pre-registration is required.  For questions or to volunteer, please contact Kelly Atkins at (781) 972-1060 or katkins@charlesrivercenter.org.