Thursday, November 25, 2021

Wake Forest to Host Volleyball Clinics for Children & Adults with Special Needs

Town of Wake Forest News

The Town of Wake Forest is partnering with the City of Raleigh and Special Olympics of Wake County to host a series of volleyball clinics for children and adults with special needs on Sundays from March 12 through May 28. The clinics are scheduled from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

Participants must be at least eight-years-old and have valid Special Olympics Medical and Parent Permission forms on file with Special Olympics Wake County prior to the first day of practice. For more information about the required forms and other conditions, visit

The deadline to register is Thursday, March 9. Registration forms are available on the town’s website at

A mandatory parent/guardian meeting is scheduled during the first practice on Sunday, March 12.

Participants should bring/wear the following items to practice: tennis shoes, comfortable athletic clothing (no jeans), and water in a labeled bottle.

Responsible adults are needed to serve as coaches. Anyone interested in volunteering is urged to contact Recreation Specialist Kelly Schurtz at 919-556-7093 or [email protected].

For complete information about PRCR-sponsored special needs programming, visit and search “Special Needs.”

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