Area 5 / Near West

Area 5 was founded in 1982 and provides programming for people in Western Cook County and Eastern DuPage.

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. If you live in the Area and want to find out more about the local program, please contact the Area Director.

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area05Area 5 Contact Info

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Katie Grisham – Area Director
Amanda Nelson – Area 2/5 Manager

500 Waters Edge, Ste 100
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 630-545-3402
Fax: 630-942-5613

Events

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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
Mar
8
Thu
Region C Swimming @ Metea Valley High School
Mar 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

 

 

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