Region D

Region D 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. If you live in the Region and want to find out more about the local program, please contact one of the staff members listed below.

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

Download the Region Profile Sheet for more information

Region D Contact Info

Brenden Cannon – Director

Dani Chitwood – Assistant Director

Kathy McLaughlin – Director – Development

Jaimie Yagunich – Manager – Sports

Alesia Rivera – Administrative Assistant

Megan Reaska –  Manager – Sports

Region D Chicago Office

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

Chicago Park District

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

Chicago Public Schools

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

Events

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Jan
7
Tue
Region D Alpine Skiing @ Chestnut Mountain
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
8
Wed
Region D Alpine Skiing @ Chestnut Mountain
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
9
Thu
Region D Alpine Skiing @ Chestnut Mountain
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
17
Fri
Region D Basketball Individual Skills (Jr / HS Skills South) @ KROC Center
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
21
Tue
Region D Basketball (High School Teams) @ IIT Keating Center
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
22
Wed
Region D Basketball (High School Teams) @ IIT Keating Center
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
23
Thu
Region D Basketball (High School Teams) @ IIT Keating Center
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
24
Fri
Region D Basketball Individual Skills (Jr / HS Skills North) @ Northeastern Illinois University
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
25
Sat
Region D Basketball Senior Teams and Skills @ Northeastern Illinois University
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
28
Tue
Region D Basketball (Junior Teams) @ Quest Multisport Complex
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
29
Wed
Region D Basketball Individual Skills (Jr / HS Skills Central) @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
1
Sat
Region D Basketball Senior Male Teams @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Feb
11
Tue
Region D CPS Soccer Skills @ Chicago Indoor Sports
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
12
Wed
Region D CPS Soccer Skills @ Chicago Indoor Sports
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
13
Thu
Region D CPS Soccer Skills @ Chicago Indoor Sports
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
18
Tue
Region D CPS Soccer Team Competition @ Chicago Indoor Sports
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
19
Wed
Region D CPS Soccer Team Competition @ Chicago Indoor Sports
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
20
Thu
Region D CPS Soccer Team Competition @ Chicago Indoor Sports
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb
22
Sat
Region D Powerlifting @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mar
21
Sat
Region D Swimming @ University of Illinois Chicago Physical Education Building
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mar
28
Sat
Region D Gymnastics @ Broadway Armory
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Apr
4
Sat
Region D Volleyball Teams @ Mt. Carmel High School
Apr 4 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Region D Volleyball Teams @ Mt. Carmel High School | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Register to Volunteer

Please ensure that all participating athletes have a valid medical through October 28, 2020. These can be submitted to Alesia Rivera via email(preferred method of submission) at arivera@soill.org or via fax at 773-278-2213. 

ALL registration forms for the event should be submitted to the Chicago Park District either via email (preferred method of submission) atSpecial.Olympics@Chicagoparkdistrict.com or via fax at 312-745-1303. 

If you have a new Coach or Chaperone that will be in attendance, we ask that they complete the Class A process as soon as possible.  You may utilize the attached link Click here to register as a Class A Coach online!

Apr
7
Tue
Region D Volleyball Individual Skills @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D Volleyball Individual Skills @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Register to Volunteer

If you have an athlete that received a gold medal, they are eligible to participate at the 2019 State Fall Games which will take place on October 26th – 27th in Rockford, IL.

Please ensure that all participating athletes have a valid medical through October 28, 2020. These can be submitted to Alesia Rivera via email(preferred method of submission) at arivera@soill.org or via fax at 773-278-2213.

ALL registration forms for the event should be submitted to the Chicago Park District either via email (preferred method of submission) atSpecial.Olympics@Chicagoparkdistrict.com or via fax at 312-745-1303.

If you have a new Coach or Chaperone that will be in attendance, we ask that they complete the Class A process as soon as possible.  You may utilize the attached link Click here to register as a Class A Coach online!