Special Olympics Plunge and Chief’s Challenge at SeaWorld’s Aquatica Waterpark
CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – Local law enforcement chiefs and community members are braving the waters at Aquatica this Sunday to raise funds for Special Olympics athletes in San Diego County.
Dani Ruberti was live at SeaWorld’s Aquatica Waterpark with the details.
Plunge, splash and play all day at Aquatica on Sunday, September 16 to raise funds for Special Olympics San Diego. Not only will you brave the wild waters of the largest wave pool in Southern California, but you’ll have the opportunity to earn prizes, party with friends and family, all while helping to support Special Olympics San Diego athletes.
Local law enforcement chiefs will participate in the Chiefs Challenge, including: Chief Nisleit of the San Diego Police Department, Chief Deputy Warden Patrick Covello of the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, and Commander John Maryon of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
Special Olympics San Diego County has offered year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities for 49 years. Three thousand athletes throughout San Diego County train and compete in 11 Olympic-type sports.
Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics provides people with intellectual disabilities continuing opportunities to develop fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy as they participate in the sharing of gifts and friendship with other athletes, their families and the community.