Area 36 serves athletes in Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties. Area 36 provides year-round sports training to over 165 athletes with intellectual disabilities. Area 36 helps athletes to improve their fitness, learn new sport skills, and experience the joy of winning through competition and training. Along with sports training, we provide athletes the opportunity to meet new people, make friends, travel, and enjoy social events with other Special Olympic athletes and volunteers. Through Special Olympic athletes will gain self-esteem and discipline, which generally carries over into school, home, and workplace.

Area 36 Offers the following sports: Alpine Skiing, Aquatics, Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Cross Country Skiing, Cycling, Golf, Horseshoes, Physical Fitness, Powerlifting, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Softball

Area Director: Pamela Bahrman