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Special Populations programs are designed for any individual, youth or adult, with a mental or physical disability who chooses not to participate in regular Derby Recreation Commission programs. 

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FREE SPIRITS SPORTS BANQUET

The Derby Free Spirits will be honoring all the athletes that competed in the bocce, volleyball, and bowling seasons.  Dinner will be served and certificates will be awarded.

Day    Date      Time             Fee        Location  

W       12/7      6:30p-8:00p    FREE    OAC       


AFTERNOON ADVENTURES

Afternoon Adventures is a cooperative effort with the Derby Recreation Commission and USD 260.  Adventures are planned for USD 260 students with intellectual and physical disabilities.  The adventures for the winter will be bowling at Derby Bowl.  All ages.

Day    Date           Time               Fee             Location     

T-W    1/17-1/18     12:30p-2:00p   FREE         Derby Bowl 


SOUP SUPPER

Warm up with a bowl of delicious soup.  This annual soup supper is a benefit for the Derby Free Spirits, the local Special Olympic team.  Tickets are available at the Derby Recreation Center, 801 E. Market, or from any Free Spirit athlete or board member.  Tickets may also be purchased at the door.  For more information contact 529-2677.  St. Mary Parish Cafeteria is located at 2300 E. Meadowlark Blvd.  All ages.  $5 all you can eat!

Day      Date      Time               Fee    Location       

S          1/21       4:30p-7:00p     $5      St. Mary Parish         


WSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Let's go Shockers!  Cheer on the WSU women's basketball team.  Admission is free for Free Spirit athletes.  Family and friends may attend for a minimal fee.  You must call Dee Anna by December 15 to make reservations.  Transportation is provided.  All ages.

Day     Date      Time                 Fee         Location  

F         12/16     6:00p-10:00p     FREE      WSU      


THUNDER HOCKEY

Cheer on the Wichita Thunder.  Tickets are free to Free Spirits athletes.  Family and friends may attend for the price of a ticket.  Reservations must be made by February 16.  All Ages

Day      Date      Time                 Fee        Location       

F          2/17       6:00p-10:00p     FREE     Intrust Arena
 


FREE SPIRITS CREATE ABILITIES

This class is designed for individuals with learning and developmental disabilities.  Utilizing art making within the group setting, this class will help to foster social skills and provides a framework for increased self awareness and emotional expression.  Each week participants focus on a different theme, exploring various art making processes in this hands on class.  The helping hands of caregivers is always welcome.  Ages 6-15.

Day     Date          Time              Fee       Location   

Th       1/12-2/9      4:30p-6:00p    $10       DHS        

Th       2/16-3/16    4:30p-6:00p    $10       DHS         


FREE SPIRITS BASKETBALL

Nothing but net!  It's time to sign up for Free Spirits basketball.  The Free Spirits will compete in league games as well as the area competition and the Special Olympics Kansas state tournament in Hays.  Teams are formed by age and skill level.  Please register before the first practice.  Takes place in the Derby Hills Elementary School Gym.  Ages 8 and up.

Day     Date          Time               Fee       Location    

M        1/9-3/13      5:00p-6:30p    FREE    Derby Hills Elementary


FREE SPIRITS CHEERLEADING

Go Free Spirits!  Show us your spirit and become a Free Spirit cheerleader!  The squad will practice weekly in preparation for area and state competition.  Ages 8 and up.  Takes place in the Derby Hills Elementary School Cafeteria.

Day     Date         Time              Fee       Location   

M        1/9-3/13     6:00p-7:00p    FREE   Derby Hills Elementary  
    


SOKS STATE BASKETBALL/CHEER TOURNEY

The Free Spirits Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament will be held in Hays, KS.  Athletes must compete in the area competitions to be eligible.  Good luck Free Spirits!  Ages 8 and up.

Day     Date          Time                Fee      Location  

Th-S    3/16-3/18    6:00p-10:00p    FREE   Hays, KS