Potential Aquatics Volunteer Assignments:
Lane Timer - Times the race at the queue of the starter, stopping the clock as the athlete touches the final wall. Reports both times from each lane on time card and hand card to runners. Helps athletes in/out of water if necessary.
Escort Stager- Escorts participants from the staging area to the ready bench and keeps the participants in the correct order. Assists the ready bench stager in readying the participants for the start of the race. Extra escort stagers are needed for the relays that have entries and finishes at opposite ends of the pool.
Ready Bench Assistant- Assists the ready bench stager keep athletes in their proper positions as they move to the start line.
Runners- Run time cards from the clerk of course to head timers, and then after the race, from the head timers to the scorer.
Awards Volunteer - Responsible for lining up athletes in correct awards order and preparing awards for distribution.
If you would like to assist with merchandise at this venue please check out our Volunteer at Merchandise Link on the previous page.
Attire: Please dress for comfort and mobility. Wear comfortable shoes - you will be on your feet most of the time, no flip flops or sandals allowed. No swim suits, short shorts or inappropriate clothing.
Parking: General parking is available at the A&M Natatorium. Please park across the street.
For security purposes, please make sure to bring a current photo ID with you to the volunteer check-in area.
When you complete the registration page you will receive a confirmation via email. There is no ticket to print out.
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Special Olympics Texas
The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.