Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics

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Father Michael Arbanas
314-361-6924

Junior Olympics encourages athletic competition and fellowship on a Metropolis-wide scale. The program has the participation of over 35 Parishes on average with over 2,000 participants each year and consists of three days of sporting, social, and spiritual events. The Olympics are held in Chicago on Memorial Day Weekend. (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Activities: Events for the athletic participation are as follows:

Track & Field: Boys and Girls, 8-18 years old.
Swimming: Boys and Girls, 8-18 years old.
10-K Run: Boys, Girls and Adults, 13-99 years old.
Tennis: Boys and Girls, 13-Y.A.L. age group.
Table Tennis: Boys and Girls, 13-18 years old.
Chess: Boys and Girls, 8-18 years old.
Checkers: Boys and Girls, 8-18 years old.
Basketball: Boys and Girls, 7-12 years old.
Soccer: Boys and Girls, 7-12 years old.
Softball: Boys and Girls, 13-18 years old.
Volleyball: Boys and Girls, 13-18 years old.
Bowling: Boys and Girls, 13-18 years old.
Wrestling: Boys and Girls, 9-18 years old.

Events for Special Needs children are also included.