The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will see an influx of athletes from across the state as the inaugural Special Olympics Wisconsin Spring Games takes place at Kolf Sports Center and Albee Pool, beginning Friday, April 14 and running through Sunday, April 16.
More than 1,000 athletes are expected to compete in 3V3 basketball, basketball skills, team basketball and multiple swimming events.
Opening ceremony for athletes, family and fans is s at 5 p.m. Friday at Kolf, 785 High Ave.
In addition to the Spring Games, a variety of free health-focused activities are planned.
Volunteers are still needed. Those interested will receive a free T-shirt and can check here for sign-up. Volunteers also may contact Nicole Christensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or (608) 442-5670.