Special Olympics Maine to hold tennis skills competition at MRC
Rockport — Special Olympians from near and far will put their talents on display Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the Midcoast Recreation Center when Special Olympics Maine will host the annual tennis individual skills competition.
Registration for the event begins at noon, while the competition starts at 1 p.m.
Athletes representing the Navigators squad from Camden, along with both the Life Center Team and Navigator teams from Auburn, will participate in the event, which will include forehand volley, backhand volley, forehand ground stroke, backhand ground stroke, serve deuce court, serve advantage court and alternating ground strokes with movement.
Julia Kosowsky will be the chief clinician for the event, while awards will be presented at the conclusion of the competition.
Special Olympics Maine is a year-round athletic training and competition program for adults and children with intellectual disabilities, with tennis being one of the 28 sports offered. There are more than 3,500 athletes in Maine who participate in the program.
For more information, call Mark Capano at 879-0489.
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