Welcome to S4EA
SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes is a San Diego-based sports program serving athletes with developmental disabilities ages 5 through adult.
We exist to create enhanced opportunities for people with and without disabilities to interact and form lasting bonds of friendship through shared sports and recreational activities in their communities.
Whether you are an athlete, parent, coach, volunteer, sponsor, or contributor, we welcome you to join us, and to have a voice in how your program will be run. Please take some time to look around and find out more about SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes.
Have a look at our S4EA brochure
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SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes offers 24 sports in 4 sports seasons. Sports include baseball, basketball, bocce, bowling, cross country & downhill skiing, cycling, figure & speed skating, flag football, floor hockey, golf, judo, sailing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and walking/exercise.
Athletes with developmental disabilities, families, friends & others can play and compete.
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S4EA Athlete Council Activities: In celebration of S4EA’s 10th Anniversary, S4EA athletes are receiving awards and can attend “A Taste 4 SPORTS” on Thursday, June 29th from 6-9pm at the Balboa Park Club for ½ price when accompanied by a full paying adult. The S4EA Spaghetti Dinner/ Karaoke Night is scheduled for Saturday, July 8 from 6-8pm at S4EA/North Shores. S4EA presents 'Bunco' on Friday, August 4 at S4EA/North Shores (9575 Aero Dr., San Diego 92123) from 6-8pm.
S4EA Soccer and Golf Tournament: The S4EA Soccer and Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, August 27th from 9am-5pm at Morley Field in Balboa Park.
S4EA Softball, Cycling, and Tennis Tournament: The S4EA Softball, Cycling, and Tennis Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, September 10th from 9am-5pm at Morley Field in Balboa Park.
S4EA Swim Meet: The S4EA Swim Meet is scheduled for Saturday, September 30th from 8am-1pm at St. Madeleine Sophie's Center.
Calendar of upcoming Events/Meets
Monthly Calendar of Practices/Meets
Map of Practice/Meet Locations
2017 Calendar of Events/Meets
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SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes offers 3 sessions of S4EA Camps throughout the year. The S4EA Camps in 2017 are as follows: S4EA Surf Camp Session #1 is scheduled April 21-23 at the YMCA Camp Surf in Imperial Beach; S4EA SPORTS Camp Session #2 is scheduled for August 11-13 at Wildwood Ranch in Ramona; and S4EA Halloween SPORTS Camp Session #3 takes place October 20-22 at Green Oak Ranch in Vista.
Athletes spend 2 nights in cabins and eat camp meals under the guidance of camp counselors/chaperones. Persons with developmental disabilities, families, friends, volunteers, coaches, and supporters are all welcome to join in the fun with S4EA at the S4EA Camps.
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SPORTS Endowment Fund
S4EA has created the SPORTS Endowment Fund to help ensure long-term continuity and sustainability for S4EA. For more information on planned giving and other endowment options, call attorney Jerry Harris at 619-282-4415.
At no cost to you support S4EA simply by shopping at Ralphs, Food 4 Less, and AmazonSmile. Consider using GoodSearch as your default search engine and support S4EA. Also designate your United Way or CA Employees Gift to S4EA. Find out how
SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes (S4EA) welcomes your contributions! SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (ID #20-8886536). All contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
You may donate a vehicle, stocks, securities or real estate to SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. Monetary donations are always welcome as well. More information...
S4EA hosts a variety of fundraisers throughout the year. A Pancake Breakfast is held twice a year in the fall and in the spring at S4EA/North Shores from 8-10am. The Spring Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 8th included Athlete Council Elections. A Bunco Fundraiser is held four times a year at S4EA/North Shores with the next one on Friday, August 4th from 6-8pm.
S4EA also hosts an annual Guacamole Bowl to be held February 24, 2018 at the Balboa Park Club. Our major fundraiser is "A Taste 4 SPORTS" scheduled for Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Balboa Park Club (Note: new location across parking lot from SD Hall of Champions). A Salsa Fiesta was held in September at The Plaza at the Border in San Ysidro.
We thank the following sponsors for their support!