Virtual Health & Fitness Activities

SOCTFit5 Facebook Group- This Facebook group is designed to provide athletes with tools to stay active and healthy at home and encourage them to continue training in the absence of practices and competitions. We have offered two 8-Week Challenges to motivate athletes to stay active at home in preparation for both in-person and virtual SOCT Sports events. During the 8-week challenges, we create and post daily fitness activities such as Zumba, yoga, and strength training classes as well as healthy nutrition resources.

To join the SOCTFit5 Facebook Group please fill out this e-waiver and send it to [email protected].

-SOCTFit5 Portal- In addition to the SOCT Fit 5 Facebook Group, Special Olympics Connecticut has developed an online portal where all of the virtual fitness activities we have created can be accessed. This website will be updated regularly with all of the content that we have been providing athletes to stay fit and active at home. To access the Portal, click here.

Special Olympics International E-Learning Portal 

This resource provides free educational, interactive courses for coaches, health & wellness professionals, and educators. The Online Learning Portal creates specific learning training programs for various learning groups, including training modules, assessments, and other resources. Learners are able to track their progress and collaborate with other learners. To visit the E-learning portal, click here.

Health & Wellness E-Newsletter

The SOCT Health & Wellness weekly e-newsletter will provide athletes who do not have access to Facebook with all of the daily fitness activities that were shared each week. The Newsletter will also include health resources for coaches, parents and caregivers. 

If you would like to be added to the Health and Wellness distribution list, please sign up here.


Family Health Forum Virtual Webinar- 

When: Tuesday, September 29, 5pm

What: Government Benefits for your Loved One with Special Needs 

Presenter: Stuart Hawkins 

This workshop will provide a greater understanding of the various government benefits available to your loved one. It will discuss in detail how to qualify, maximize, and preserve benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability (SSDI), Medicaid, Medicare, and the ABLE Act.

 

To register for this webinar please sign-up here

 

For more information about family resources, please visit our Healthy Families page