Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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DeFazio Park

380 Dedham Ave.

Needham, MA 02492 

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Renee Scherer 
Charles River Center 

781 972 1079


               The Ellie Bloom Special Olympics 

Come and join us for the 30th annual Ellie Bloom Special Olympics on Saturday, September 29th.  Check in begins  at 9:30 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 Renee Scherer at (781) 972-1079 or rscherer@charlesrivercenter.org.