Area 3 / Chicago

Area 3 was founded in 1970 and provides programming for people in the city of Chicago.

There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete.

Area 3 is a partnership between Special Olympics Illinois, the Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools and Special Children’s Charities.

For more information check out our Latest Newsletter.

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area03Area 3 Contact Info

Dani Chitwood – Assistant Director

Michael Rackov – Assistant Director

Kathy McLaughlin – Director of Development

Area 3 Chicago Office

1644 N. Honore, Ste. 205
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: 773-278-2178
Fax: 773-278-2213

Chicago Park District

Special Olympics Program
4434 S. Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60653
Phone: 312-747-6274
Fax: 312-745-1303

Chicago Public Schools

Special Olympics Program
Sports Administration
54 N. Hermitage
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Phone: 773-534-0770
Fax: 773-534-0706

Events

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Feb
23
Fri
Region K Bowling @ SI Bowl
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Feb
24
Sat
Polar Plunge & Donut Dash – Carlyle @ Carlyle Lake
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Bloomington @ Miller Park Lake
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Region D Powerlifting @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Mahomet @ Lake of the Woods
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Mendota @ Lake Mendota
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Quincy @ Moorman Lake
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mardi Gras Downtown Decatur @ Restaurants/Bars Downtown
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb
25
Sun
Polar Plunge – Fox Lake @ Lakefront Park - Fox Lake
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Galesburg @ Lake Storey
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mar
3
Sat
Region E Swimming @ Stagg HS
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Region D Swimming @ Whitney Young High School
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Decatur @ The Beach House, Lake Decatur
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Effingham @ Lake Sara
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Rend Lake @ Rend Lake - South Sandusky Beach
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Rockford @ Rock Cut State Park - Olson Lake
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Springfield @ Lake Springfield
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Little Miss & Little Mister Polar Bear Pageant Hosted by U of IL Urbana Police @ Elk's Lodge
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Oak Brook @ Oak Brook Bath and Tennis Club
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Manteno @ Manteno Sportsman's Club
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mar
4
Sun
Region B Gymnastics @ Palatine High School
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Yorkville @ Loon Lake - Silver Springs State Park
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Macomb @ Spring Lake
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm