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

820 W Jackson Blvd, Ste. 330
Chicago, IL 60607
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

Volunteer Today
Apr
14
Tue
Region D Volleyball Teams CPS – CANCELED @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Region D Volleyball Teams CPS - CANCELED @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex | Chicago | Illinois | United States

EVENT CANCELED

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
16
Thu
Region D MATP – CANCELED @ DeLaSalle High School
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

EVENT CANCELED

Apr
30
Thu
Region D Spring Games Opening Ceremony – CANCELED @ Soldier Field
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
4
Mon
Region D Spring Games – CANCELED @ Dunbar Park
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
5
Tue
Region D Spring Games – CANCELED @ Dunbar Park
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
6
Wed
Region D Spring Games – CANCELED @ Dunbar Park
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
7
Thu
Region D Spring Games – CANCELED @ Dunbar Park
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
8
Fri
Region D Spring Games – CANCELED @ Dunbar Park
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
15
Fri
Region D Bowling Central (Juniors and High School) – CANCELED @ Waveland Bowl
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D Bowling Central (Juniors and High School) - CANCELED @ Waveland Bowl | Chicago | Illinois | United States

EVENT CANCELED

 

Region D Bowling North (Juniors and High School) – CANCELED @ Habetler Bowl
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D Bowling North (Juniors and High School) - CANCELED @ Habetler Bowl | Chicago | Illinois | United States

EVENT CANCELED

 

Region D Bowling South (Juniors and High School) – CANCELED @ Arena Lanes
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D Bowling South (Juniors and High School) - CANCELED @ Arena Lanes | Chicago | Illinois | United States

EVENT CANCELED

 

May
27
Wed
Region D Young Athletes Culminating Event (North) – CANCELED @ Horner Park
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

EVENT CANCELED

May
28
Thu
Region D Young Athletes Culminating Event (Central) – CANCELED @ Armor Square Park
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

EVENT CANCELED

May
29
Fri
Region D Young Athletes Culminating Event (South) – CANCELED @ Kennedy Park
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

EVENT CANCELED

Jun
2
Tue
Region D CPS Softball Teams and Individual Skills @ Grant Park
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
3
Wed
Region D Softball Teams and Individual Skills @ Grant Park
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
15
Wed
Region D Tennis @ Waveland Park Tennis Courts
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
17
Fri
Region D Golf @ Jackson Park Golf Course
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Aug
1
Sat
LETR Days Sponsored By Schnucks @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm

LETR Days Sponsored By Schnucks

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 17,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

 

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

 

 

 

Aug
25
Tue
Region D Bowling Central (Seniors) @ Waveland Bowl
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D Bowling North (Seniors) @ Habetler Bowl
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D Bowling South (Seniors) @ Arena Lanes
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sep
26
Sat
Region D Bocce @ Armour Square Park
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm