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DeFazio Park, Needham

The 31st annual Ellie Bloom Special Olympics will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019  at 9:30 am at DeFazio Park in Needham.  This fun and inspiring event welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to participate in track and field events such as running and wheelchair dashes, basketball throws, relay races, and ladderball.  Every event is modified so that all who attempt to participate will be successful. 


Lunch will be provided after the event, which is named after Ellie Bloom, a long-time employee and supporter of the Charles River Center. 


The event is free but all athletes must pre-register.  Click here to register.

Volunteers also welcome! If you are interested in volunteering, click here.



Any questions,  please contact Katie Mackie at (508) 651-5914 or

Ellie Bloom