Clinton County Special Athletes works to improve the health and fitness for intellectually challenged peopleof all ages. Special Athletes does this by providing a wide variety of team and individual sports opportunities. Team sports include basketball, cheerleading, flag football, soccer, and softball. Individual sports include aquatics, bowling, powerlifting, tennis, and track. The progam operates twelve months a year. It has over one hundred atheletes with half of them competing in four or more sports. Nearly all sports have two practice sessions a week,which include warm-up drills and scrimmages. Particpating Special Athletes improve their physical health and their feelings of self worth.