West Central

Debby Eldred
Area Director

Welcome to the West Central Area!

If you have a question about volunteering in the West Central Area, please contact volunteer4westcentral@yahoo.com.

Are you interested in applying for a delegation/area program scholarship?  Please review this document before filling out the scholarship form.

The West Central Area for Special Olympics Iowa provides competition for athletes in the Iowa counties of:

  • Audobon
  • Boone
  • Carroll
  • Dallas
  • Guthrie
  • Marion
  • Polk
  • Warren

 Area Bowling Schedule

Great Escape (Pleasant Hill)                                                                                                        October 14, 2019                                                                                                                            9:15 a.m. (Urbandale, Pella, RVM)                                                                                            11:30 a.m. (Southeast Polk High School, Southeast Polk Jr. High, Spring Creek, PCM and Des Moines 4+)

Tiger Bowl (Madrid)                                                                                                                        October 15, 2019                                                                                                                              9:15 a.m. (ADM, DeSoto, Grandwood, ACG, Johnston)                                                      11:30 a.m. (WRC and DCG)

Bowlerama Lanes (Des Moines)                                                                                              October 17, 2019                                                                                                                            10:00 a.m. (8-15 Year Olds)                                                                                                          12:30 p.m. (16-21 Year Olds)

Bowlerama Lanes (Des Moines)                                                                                                October 18, 2019                                                                                                                            9:30 a.m. (22-29 Year Olds)                                                                                                          11:30 a.m. (30-50 Year Olds)                                                                                                              1:30 p.m. (51+ Year Olds)

The West Central Area hosts competitions in:

  • Bowling(held annually in October in Des Moines at Bowlerama Lanes)
    • Register to be a volunteer for the West Central Area Bowling at Bowlerama:      CLICK HERE
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in January at Valley Community Center in West Des Moines)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April at the Indianola Middle School AND Indianola YMCA)

Registration forms for state competitions and area events can be found on our Participation Forms page.  When sending in an area competition entry form, please email it to registerwestcentral@gmail.com.

If specific competition dates are not listed below, they are yet to be determined for this year.

Event Date Event Entries due by Event Location
Apr 14, 9:30 AM West Central Area Spring Games 03/01/2020 Indianola Middle School (403 South 15th Street, Indianola)
Apr 14, 9:30 AM West Central Area Swimming 03/01/2020 Indianola YMCA (306 East Scenic Valley Ave., Indianola)