Special Friends – N.E. Tarrant County Special Olympics

Learn more about the Special Olympics sports that Special Friends participates in by visiting our Sports pages.


 Bill Wallis, our friend and leader, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016. We miss him greatly.

Special Friends Website Update – March 21, 2018

Basketball practice will started on Saturday, January 6th. Heat, Mavericks, and Spurs will practice on Saturdays from 8:45-10:15 am and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm. Fireballs and Wildcats will practice on Saturdays from 10:30am-12:00pm and Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00 pm.  Times are subject to change.


The first Athletics practice will be on Saturday, February 24th, from 10:00-11:30am. Practices will be held every Saturday (10:00-11:30am) and Wednesdays (5:30-7:00pm or dark). The practice location is the Trinity High School track (500 North Industrial Boulevard, Euless, TX 76039).

Cycling – Starts March 10.  See the Cycling page for more information.

The Knights of Columbus host Bingo at the Knights of Columbus Hall (1319 Brown Trail, Bedford) on the third Thursday of every month starting in September from 6:30 to 8:00.

Please check your athlete’s Application/Medical Release expiration date. Athletes with expired medicals will not be allowed to practice until we receive a completed medical.