Special Olympics

Spring Hill Sharks

The Spring Hill Sharks Special Olympics programs are designed for any individual, youth or adult, with a mental or physical disability who chooses not to participate in regular Spring Hill Recreation Commission (SHRC) programs.

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Team History

The SHRC founded the Spring Hill Sharks team in the Spring of 2006. We offer a variety of sport and nonsport programs.

Program Guidelines

To participate in Kansas Special Olympic sport activities a person must be:

  • 8 years or older
  • Diagnosed as having an Intellectual Disability, Cognitive Delays as measured by formal assessment, or significant learning or vocational problems due to a cognitive delay that require or have required specially-designed instruction.


Please register before attending practices. Current Special Olympics - Kansas (SOKS) physical is required for sport participation. Visit the Special Olympics Kansas website for more information.


Our Special Olympic schedules will be available soon!


Volunteers help coach and assist athletes as well as chaperone, teach recreational classes, and participate with Gardner Parks and Recreation and the Spring Hill Rotary Club. If interested in volunteering please call Erin at 913-592-2214 or send her an email.


Spring Hill Sharks Participate in the following activities:

  • Area Bowling
  • Area Soccer
  • Area Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • State Soccer / Bocce Tournament
  • State Volleyball
  • Track