for Exceptional Athletes is a San Diego-based sports program
serving athletes with developmental disabilities ages 5 through
exist to create enhanced opportunities for people with and
without disabilities to interact and form lasting bonds of
friendship through shared sports and recreational activities
in their communities.
you are an athlete, parent, coach, volunteer, sponsor, or
contributor, we welcome you to join us, and to have a voice
in how your program will be run. Please take some time to
look around and find out more about SPORTS for Exceptional
Click here to have a look at our S4EA brochure.
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|SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes
Greg & Joan Ahrens
Stephen & Mary Birch Foundation
Foundation for Developmental Disabilities
Gooding Family Foundation
HD Supply Facilities Maintenance
Hervey Family Foundation
La Jolla Electric, Inc.
Mission Valley Rotary
Rite Aid Foundation
San Diego Firefighters Local 145
Stellar Care, LLC-Jerry Harris
Thank you for your support!
Click here for more Sponsors
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On your first visit to AmazonSmile, before you start shopping, you'll need to select the charity who will receive donations from your eligible purchases. Please select SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. Your selection will be remembered, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation to S4EA.
|SPORTS Endowment Fund
S4EA has created the SPORTS Endowment Fund to help ensure long-term continuity and sustainability for S4EA. For more information on planned giving and other endowment options, call attorney Jerry Harris at 619-282-4415.
Pancake Breakfast: The S4EA Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is being held at the S4EA/North Shores Auditorium (9575 Aero Drive, San Diego 92123) on Saturday, September 20th from 8-10am for $10 per person. The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. A raffle will be held. The S4EA Athlete Council is meeting at 10:00am after the Pancake Breakfast to determine upcoming Athlete Council activities. Bring the family and friends to the delicious breakfast and support S4EA. Click here for Pancake Breakfast Flyer/Reservation Form. For more information, call S4EA at 858-565-7432.
Cycling Tournament: The S4EA Cycling Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, September 27th from 10am-1pm at the Velodrome at Morley Field in Balboa Park.
Bocce & Flag Football Tournament: The S4EA Bocce & Flag Football Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, October 5th from 8:30am-4pm at La Jolla Country Day School.
Bunco Fundraiser: The S4EA Bunco Fundraiser is scheduled for Friday October 10th from 6-8pm at S4EA/North Shores Auditorium (9575 Aero Drive, San Diego 92123). Tickets are $20 - includes hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, and 2 rounds of tournament play. Click here for Bunco Ticket/Reservation Form. If interested in playing Bunco, winning prizes (most wins, most losses & most Buncos), and supporting S4EA, call 858-565-7432.
Halloween Costume Party: The S4EA Halloween Costume Party is scheduled for Saturday, October 18th from 5-8pm at Church of Latter Day Saints Mira Mesa.
Fall Floor Hockey Tournament: The S4EA Fall Floor Hockey Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 15th from 9am-5pm at the San Diego Convention Center.
Volleyball Tournament: The S4EA Volleyball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 22nd from 9am-5pm at the Balboa Park Activity Center.
Holiday Party: The S4EA Holiday Party is scheduled for Friday, December 5th from 6-8:30pm at S4EA/North Shores Auditorium. Activities include music, dancing, pinatas, Mexican dinner by Pepe, visit by Santa & a gift exchange (please bring a gift-maximum value $10). No cost. RSVP to S4EA at 858-565-7432.
Bowling Tournament: The S4EA Bowling Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, December 13th from 9am-4pm at 32nd Street Naval Station.
Upcoming Calendar of Events/Meets
September Calendar of Practices/Meets
Map of Practice/Meet Locations
2014 Calendar of Events/Meets
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"A Taste 4 SPORTS" Fundraiser: SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes hosted our 7th Annual “A Taste 4 SPORTS” gala fundraiser on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the San Diego Hall of Champions (2131 Pan American Plaza, SD 92101) in beautiful Balboa Park. Click here for Program. The 2014 "A Taste 4 SPORTS" raised over $40,000.
S4EA honored SDSU Basketball Head Coach, Steve Fisher, as our 'SPORTS Man of the Year'. The SDSU Basketball Team made the Sweet 16 during March Madness at the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Congratulations to Steve Fisher and the SDSU Basketball Team. Click here for our slideshow for 2014 ‘SPORTS Man of the Year’ Steve Fisher and his SDSU basketball team.
“A Taste 4 SPORTS” included Master of Ceremonies Perette Godwin, music by the 'Steph Johnson Trio', featured food from 25 of San Diego’s best local restaurants, appearances by notable local and sports figures, a fabulous silent and live auction, and fun. Notable sports figures attending included Olympic track gold medalist Monique Henderson, NBA Hall of Fame player Bill Walton, special celebrity guest Mad Mike from MTV's "Pimp My Ride" & many more.
SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes thanks the Event Sponsors at “A Taste 4 SPORTS”:
Medal Sponsors ($5,000+)
Stellar Care, LLC-Jerry Harris
Medal Sponsors ($1,000+)
Babette & Meryl Davis-Olsen
La Jolla Village Professional Center
Miller & Milove
National Certified, Inc.
Medal Sponsors ($500+)
Ahrens Family & Friends
Brian Cox Mechanical, Inc.
Dillon Family Fund
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
David and Phyllis Snyder
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for Exceptional Athletes offers 24 sports in 4 sports seasons.
Sports include baseball, basketball, bocce, bowling, cross
country & downhill skiing, cycling, figure & speed
skating, flag football, floor hockey, golf, judo, sailing, snowboarding,
snowshoeing, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis,
track & field, volleyball, and walking/exercise.
with developmental disabilities, families, friends & others
can play and compete.
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Click here for Athlete Registration Forms .
Athletes can sign-up for SPORTS Camp Session #3 to be held October 24-26 at Green Oak Ranch in Vista. Session #3 offers a general program of sports (basketball, bocce, bowling, flag football, soccer, softball, volleyball) and traditional camp activities (crafts, hayride, hiking, horseshoes, nature center, talent show), as well as Halloween fun (costumes, trick-or-treat, haunted house). Athletes spend 2 nights in cabins and eat 6 camp meals under the guidance of camp counselors/chaperones. Persons with developmental disabilities, families, friends, volunteers, coaches, and supporters are all welcome to join SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes at the SPORTS Camp.
The SPORTS Camp Registration Fee is $150 per session to help pay for lodging, meals, insurance, patch, supplies, etc. Mail Fee and SPORTS Camp Registration Form as soon as possible to SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes (9575 Aero Drive Suite B, San Diego, CA 92123). A deposit of $50 will reserve your spot in the SPORTS Camp. For more information, please call S4EA at (858)565-7432 or go to the S4EA website at www.s4ea.org.
Click here for Camp Flyer.
Click here for Athlete Camp Registration Form.
Click here for Counselor/Chaperone Registration Form.
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Donate Your Vehicle
your Vehicle to SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes
more information, call toll free at 877-537-5277 or click here.
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